About Us

Daicel Arbor Biosciences is composed of a passionate group of scientists who are dedicated to developing cost-effective, user-friendly products for researchers in the fields of genetics and synthetic biology.

We maintain a friendly, can-do attitude throughout the organization which allows for a collaborative process of success. While we work hard at delivering new products to the market and completing service projects for collaborators, team building and social activities are planned throughout the year to celebrate our efforts. We offer an extensive benefits package including; comprehensive health insurance,  matching 401k retirement plan, and considerable paid-time off (PTO) to all employees. If this describes the type of organization you would like to work for, then please review our current career opportunities below.

Learn more about our wonderful hometown, Ann Arbor, Michigan: www.VisitAnnArbor.org

We currently have the following position open at Daicel Arbor Biosciences:

Lab Technician, Biotech - Production & QC

Lab Technician, Biotech – Production & QC

Daicel Arbor Biosciences has a current opening for a Lab Technician, Biotech – Production & QC.  The successful candidate will deliver applied cutting-edge tools to the Life Science community and work as part of a team primarily in the manufacturing, quality control and quality assurance of our synthetic biology products.


  • Cultivating and processing bacteria
  • Isolating, purifying and amplifying DNA
  • Quantification of DNA and protein samples
  • Manipulation and cloning of DNA
  • Recombinant protein production in E. coli and protein purification
  • Conducting biological assays
  • Preparing and sterilizing media, solutions and buffers
  • Performing compliance testing of synthetic biology products
  • Operating liquid handling robotic systems
  • Documenting and summarizing test results of production and QC data and weekly analysis and reporting of production inventory needs
  • Maintaining data integrity and ensuring compliance with company Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs)
  • Supporting revision of documents relevant for production and QC data acquisition
  • Communicating matters relevant for myTXTL manufacturing, and maintenance with direct supervisor and production team members for cross functional resolutions
  • Internal processing of incoming orders for our synthetic biology products (order assembly and coordination of shipment with customer service adhering to defined turn-around time)
  • Managing laboratory supply, maintenance and inventory
  • Supporting R&D projects relevant for manufacturing (< 10%)
  • Supporting the training and on-boarding process for new team members


  • 3+ years of laboratory work in Molecular Biology/Microbiology/Biotechnology
  • Direct work experience in manufacturing and/or quality control of life science products and recombinant protein production
  • Excellence in performing standard laboratory procedures and calculations


  • Eagerness to learn, progress and develop
  • Ability to simultaneously perform and manage multiple projects
  • Detail-oriented with precise documentation and record keeping skills
  • Able to work independently in a guided environment and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Strong verbal and writing skills for reporting scientific results


  • Required:       Bachelor’s degree in biological science or related field
  • Preferred:       Advanced degree in biological science or related field


Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.

To apply for the Lab Technician, Biotech – Production & QC position, apply here.

Please send your professional resume through the indeed application link or via email to careers@arbor.daicel.com. Additionally, we always welcome qualified interested candidates to contact us to be considered for future positions. Thank you!

Daicel Arbor Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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