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Laboratory Technician I

Rapid Novor

Rapid Novor

Kitchener, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024


Location: Kitchener, ON, Canada


We are looking for an entry-level Laboratory Technician to join our team to help support our anti-body sequencing and characterization services. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to work in a growing state-of-the-art protein analytical laboratory with high-growth potential.

The Company

Specializing in the field of mass spectrometry-based proteomics, the Rapid Novor team provides antibody protein sequencing solutions to researchers in pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations and academic research institutions around the globe. We efficiently deliver accurate, comprehensive results, allowing researchers to rapidly make decisions that move their science forward. We have tremendous growth potential, and we are looking for the right person to help our dedicated team take the company to the next level.

The Role

As a Laboratory Technician, you will perform a variety of lab tasks to help prepare clients samples for analysis, working with a growing team of technicians to balance priorities and ensure the highest quality of results for our clients and researchers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow standard operating procedures for sample preparation for routine LC-MS/MS analysis.
  • Working closely with LC-MS team, support the operation and maintenance of advanced state-of-the-art nanoflow liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry (LC-MS) instrumentation.
  • Assist scientists in method development and process optimization.
  • Work both independently and collaboratively with other R&D members in a multi-disciplinary team setting.
  • Maintain good laboratory records.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Post-Secondary program completion (degree or diploma) in a related field: analytical chemistry, biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, molecular biology.
  • Familiarity with computer data systems.
  • Willingness to perform routine tasks while focusing on reproducibility and accuracy.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of common lab equipment (pipette, pH meter, centrifuge, balance etc.) as well as common lab techniques.
  • Ability to work as a team and to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Our Values

  • Impactful and lasting innovation
  • Commitment to reliability
  • Dedication to expertise
  • Collective achievement and mutual respect

Do you possess these qualities? If so, we want to hear from you!

We thank everyone for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Rapid Novor Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/ expression, transgender, family/marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, provincial, or local law.

We acknowledge and are mindful that our Kitchener, Ontario operations are located on the traditional lands of the Haudenosaunee of the Six Nations of the Grand River, and are within the territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. We acknowledge the enduring presence, knowledge and philosophies of Indigenous Peoples living here today, and the continuing accomplishments and contributions Indigenous Peoples make in shaping the Waterloo Region.

Rapid Novor strives to create an accessible and inclusive application and selection process and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants who may need it. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email