BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Lab Technician in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description SummaryThe Quality Laboratory Technician is responsible to the Laboratory Supervisor or Group Leader for applying scientific principles to assigned tasks, maintaining lab supplies, following specific prep labels to make various DCM media. Running various lab equipment such as pH meters and Autoclaves. Work independently and as a team to complete daily prep tasks.

Job Description


  • Check ROH availability and order as necessary, (peptone; dyes, & chemicals)

  • Maintain inventory control of reagents, supplements

  • Provide support with inventory control of reference standards

  • Bio-hazardous Waste handling

  • Prepare various types of Media – Agars, Broths

  • Maintain inventory of prep area supplies – tubes, glassware, etc.

  • Pull materials to be weighed – staging

  • Wash glassware

  • Run Autoclaves and pH meters

  • Follow prep sheets for exact weighing and preparing of media

  • Monthly water bath & pH meters maintenance, maintain stock media and Water blanks

  • Keep Prep lab GMP compliant and audit ready

  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Must follow written and verbal communication and be able to communicate effectively with others.

  • Must have good organizational skills.

  • Must be capable of thinking independently.

  • Operates under minimal supervision and schedules own work. Questions to be referred to Microbiologists, Group Leaders or Supervisor

  • Must be able to handle a fast paced work environment


  • High School diploma required.

  • Basic math knowledge and application is required.


  • 1 to 2 years’ experience is required or have a BS/BA in related field


  • College degree with coursework in Microbiology and/or Biology is preferred.

Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

Work Shift1st Shift 730am-4pm (United States of America)

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status