Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Laboratory Technician job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Microbiology
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Quality Control
  • High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  • Biotechnology
  • Biology
  • Cell Culture
  • Cell Biology
  • Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
  • Hematology
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Bacteriology
  • Microsoft Access
  • Gas Chromatography
  • Science
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Sample Preparation
  • Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Research
  • Life Sciences
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Resume Skills: Laboratory

  • DNA extraction
  • Spectrophotometry
  • Gel Electrophoresis
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
  • TLC
  • Column Chromatography
  • Immunology Testing
  • Clinical Microscopy
  • Phenotypic Testing
  • Hematology
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Blood Bank
  • Serology
  • Microbiology
  • Urinalysis
  • PCR
  • Centrifugation
  • Cell Culture
  • Aseptic Technique
  • Microscopy
  • Cell Culturing
  • Chromatography
  • Titration
  • Autoclaving
  • Sterilization Techniques
  • Sampling
  • Testing
  • Calibration
  • A/B Testing
  • DNA/RNA Extraction
  • Biochemical Analyses

Resume Skills: Laboratory Equipment

  • Mass Spectrometer
  • Microscope
  • Centrifuge
  • Autoclave
  • pH Meter
  • Lab Balance
  • Automated Hematology Analyzer
  • Beaker LIS
  • Clinical Chemistry Analyzer
  • Automated Blood Culture System
  • Microscopes
  • Centrifuges
  • Spectrometers
  • PCR Machines
  • Bio-safety Cabinets
  • Spectrophotometers
  • Hematology Analyzers
  • Microtomes

Resume Skills: Software

  • Microsoft Office
  • LabSolutions
  • Bio-Rad CFX Manager
  • Image Lab Software
  • GraphPad Prism
  • LIMS
  • Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • MediTech
  • LabVIEW
  • C
  • Java
  • Matlab
  • MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • LabVantage LIMS
  • Meditech
  • LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • R
  • SQL
  • Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • MATLAB
  • ImageJ
  • ChemDraw
  • SPSS
  • LIS (Lab Information System)
  • HIPAA
  • MS Office Suite
  • Bioinformatics
  • LAS (Laboratory Information System)
  • Cerner Millennium PathNet
  • STARLIMS
  • Orchard Harvest LIS

Resume Skills: Techniques

  • PCR
  • Flow Cytometry
  • ELISA
  • Western Blot
  • Histology
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • UV/Visible Spectrometry
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Chromatography
  • FTIR
  • HPLC
  • Cell-Based Assay
  • Western Blotting
  • DNA/RNA Extraction
  • ELISA & EIA

Resume Skills: Compliance

  • GMP
  • GLP
  • FDA regulations
  • ISO 9001
  • CLIA
  • FDA Regulations
  • Health and Safety Regulations

Resume Skills: Safety

  • HAZCOM
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • First Aid
  • CPR

Resume Skills: Certifications

  • Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist (CMLT)
  • Clinical Pathology Certification (CPC)
  • ASCP certified Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • CPR/AED certification

Resume Skills: Instrument Proficiency

  • Spectrophotometer
  • Microscope
  • Gas Chromatograph
  • Mass Spectrometer
  • Autoclave
  • pH meter

Resume Skills: Technical

  • Microscopy (Light, Electron)
  • Chromatography (Gas, Liquid)
  • DNA Sequencing
  • Cell Culture
  • Tissue Staining
  • Laboratory Management
  • Sterilization Techniques
  • Lab Equipment Calibration
  • Microscopy Proficiency
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Experiment Documentation
  • Biosafety Level III (BLS III) trained

Resume Skills: Testing Methodologies

  • Immunoassays
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
  • Gel Electrophoresis
  • Western Blot

Resume Skills: Regulations & Standards

  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  • OSHA Guidelines
  • FDA regulations
  • CLIA Standards
  • GMP
  • GLP
  • EH&S Guidelines
  • ISO 17025

Resume Skills: Laboratory Management

  • Quality Control
  • Safety Procedures
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Lab Equipment Calibration
  • Medical Sample Analysis
  • inventory management

Resume Skills: Regulations

  • Understanding of FDA Regulations
  • Green Lab Practices
  • Clinical Governance
  • Environmental Compliance
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Sample Laboratory Technician Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

Add keywords directly into your resume's work experiences, education or Skills section, like we've shown in the examples below. Use the examples below as inspiration.

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Your Name
Laboratory Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded March 2019 - Present
Senior Laboratory Technician
Streamlined the microbiology section of the lab utilizing Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), leading to a 20% increase of under-time results delivery.
Implemented high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) techniques resulting in a 30% improvement in biochemistry testing efficiency.
Supervised a diverse team of junior technicians, nurturing their professional development and improved team productivity by 25%.
Conducted comprehensive QC tests using analytical chemistry, reducing testing errors by 15%.
Created and enforced strict laboratory safety protocols, resulting in zero incidents for two consecutive years.
BioGen Labs January 2016 - February 2019
Laboratory Technician
Boosted molecular biology test accuracy by 18% by optimizing laboratory equipment use.
Enhanced cell culture results accuracy by 20% by applying Biotechnology methodologies.
Developed a new database in Microsoft Access to streamline tracking of samples, saving over 15 hours weekly.
Coached.com June 2014 - December 2015
Junior Laboratory Technician
Contributed to a 15% improvement in the bacteriology sample processing time by enforcing good manufacturing practices (GMP).
Supported successful audits by maintaining documentation accurately, ensuring 100% compliance.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute February 2016
Certification - Specialized Laboratory Techniques
Received Certificate of Excellence for outstanding performance
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor of Science - Biochemistry
Dean's List 2012 - 2014
Graduated cum laude
SKILLS
Specialized Laboratory Techniques: DNA extraction, Spectrophotometry, Gel Electrophoresis, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), TLC, Column Chromatography
Laboratory Equipment: Mass Spectrometer, Microscope, Centrifuge, Autoclave, pH Meter, Lab Balance
Software: Microsoft Office, LabSolutions, Bio-Rad CFX Manager, Image Lab Software, GraphPad Prism, LIMS
Safety: HAZCOM, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), First Aid, CPR
OTHER
Certifications: CPR & First Aid Certified (2022), Certified Lab Technician (2015)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteered at community health fairs conducting health screenings (2015-2017)
Seminars: Attended annual National Laboratory Medicine Congress (2018, 2019)
Projects: Collaborated in research for development of new testing methodologies - published in International Journal of Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Your Name
Medical Laboratory Technologist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded July 2018 - Present
Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist
Enhanced analytical chemistry testing performance by 30% through implementing novel methodologies, streamlining workflow.
Coordinated hematology lab operations, realizing a 20% improvement in sample handling efficiency.
Cultivated a proactive learning environment for junior technologists, leading to a 15% reduction in training time.
Enforced stringent laboratory safety protocols, resulting in zero violations over a 2 year period.
Healthcare Labs LLC April 2015 - June 2018
Medical Laboratory Technologist
Implemented Microsoft Access tracking system, improving auditing efficiency by 25%.
Performed cell biology tests in a fast-paced lab, minimizing errors by 18%.
Optimized use of gas chromatography techniques, resulting in a 20% increase in overall productivity.
Coached.com January 2013 - March 2015
Junior Medical Laboratory Technologist
Improved QC pass rate by 15% by following good laboratory practices (GLP) rigidly.
Supported senior technologists in a high-pressure environment, maintaining a 100% accuracy rate.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University June 2012
Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Concentration in Microbiology
Resume Worded Institute May 2010
Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology
Minors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Awarded Medical Laboratory Technologist Certification in 2010
SKILLS
Laboratory Skills: Immunology Testing, Clinical Microscopy, Phenotypic Testing, Hematology
Instruments & Equipment: Spectrophotometers, Hematology Analyzers, Microtomes, Centrifuges
Software: Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), Microsoft Office Suite, MediTech
Certifications: Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist (CMLT), Clinical Pathology Certification (CPC)
OTHER
Professional Development: Continuous Education Programming in Clinical Microbiology (2022)
Publications: Published a research paper on 'Emerging Infectious Diseases' in reputable Clinical Laboratory Sciences Journal (2017)
Volunteering: Provided voluntary laboratory testing services for a local charity clinic (2016-present)
Membership: Active member of American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
Your Name
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded June 2017 - Present
Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Overhauled molecular biology testing methodologies, resulting in a 25% accuracy improvement in complex test cases.
Led a cross-functional team of lab technicians, increasing overall lab productivity by 20%.
Implemented safety protocols in conjunction with GLP, ensuring zero safety incidents during the tenure.
Orchestrated effective High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) implementation, boosting testing efficiency by 30%.
Scientific Solutions Inc. February 2014 - May 2017
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Streamlined bacteriology test procedures, resulting in 20% reduction in turnaround time.
Integrated Microsoft Access into sample tracking, improving lab workflow by 15%.
Used advanced analytical chemistry techniques, increasing testing accuracy by 18%.
Coached.com September 2012 - January 2014
Entry-Level Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Followed Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) to maintain an efficient microbiology section, gaining a 10% improvement in process efficiency.
Assisted in maintaining a safe lab environment, ensuring 100% compliance with safety guidelines.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University June 2012
Master of Clinical Science - Medical Laboratory Science
Thesis: 'Effectiveness of New Genetic Testing Methods on Early Disease Detection'
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2010
Bachelor of Science (Honors) - Clinical Laboratory Science
Coursework: Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Diagnostics, Clinical Hematology and Coagulation
Awards: Dean's List 2008-2010 (Top 10%), Clinical Laboratory Science Excellence Scholarship
SKILLS
Laboratory Skills: Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Blood Bank, Serology, Microbiology, Urinalysis
Analytical Techniques: PCR, Flow Cytometry, ELISA, Western Blot, Histology, Immunohistochemistry
Software & Tools: SPSS, LIS (Lab Information System), HIPAA, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Certifications: ASCP certified Clinical Laboratory Scientist, CPR/AED certification
OTHER
Awards: Lab Week Run's 'Medical Laboratory Professional of the Year' (2019), 'Outstanding Lab Employee of the Quarter' Scientific Solutions Inc. (2016-2017)
Publications: Co-author, 'Next-Generation Sequencing Applications in Clinical Diagnosis', American Clinical Laboratory Science journal (2018)
Volunteering: Blood Drive Coordinator, American Red Cross (2015-present)
Professional Affiliations: Member, American Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientists (ASCLS), 2012-now
Your Name
Laboratory Technologist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded May 2020 - Present
Senior Laboratory Technologist
Streamlined laboratory workflow involving PCR and HPLC techniques achieving a 30% improvement in test turnaround time.
Implemented Quality Control measures that reduced error rates in sample processing by 23%.
Led triage of 500+ biological samples weekly ensuring accurate resource allocation.
Supervised a team of technologists improving overall productivity by 15%.
Conducted comprehensive biotechnology research contributing to 3 published articles in reputable science journals.
Johnson & Johnson January 2017 - April 2020
Laboratory Technologist
Spearheaded a gas chromatography project resulting in a new method to detect trace compounds.
Operated and maintained $2M of microbiology lab equipment, reducing downtime by 20%.
Updated Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) improving lab safety compliance to 100%.
Pfizer Inc. August 2014 - December 2016
Junior Laboratory Technologist
Completed detailed data analysis on over 300 clinical research projects.
Coordinated ELISA tests for over 50 patients daily, ensuring accurate results for doctors and clinicians.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2013
Master of Science - Life Sciences
Specialization in Microbiology and Biomedical Science
Resume Worded University May 2011
Bachelor of Science - Biology
Minors in Physics and Organic Chemistry
Awards: Resume Worded Science Scholar (Top 5% of class)
SKILLS
Lab Testing: Cell Culture, Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Serology, Urine Analysis, Blood Gas Analysis
Lab Equipment Operation: Microscopes, Centrifuges, Autoclaves, Spectrophotometers, Chromatography Equipment, PCR Machines
Software: LabWare LIMS, MediLab, Genome Compiler, JChem, Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Analysis and Troubleshooting: Statistical Data Analysis, Quality Control Review, Procedure Development, Troubleshooting and Maintenance of Lab Equipment
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Professional Development: HPCSA Professional Development Portfolio: Continual education courses focusing on Pathology Best Practices, Precision Medicine and Genomic Data Management
Awards: Johnson & Johnson Excellence in Laboratory Technological Studies Award
Volunteering: Project Lead, Science in Schools Initiative - Organized bi-weekly science seminars for local high schools, reaching out to over 500 students
Your Name
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Coached.com August 2019 - Present
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Interpreted and reported 10,000+ clinical lab results improving patient care.
Modernized laboratory data backup systems using advanced Microsoft Access databases, ensuring zero data loss.
Led a team of 10 in analyzing samples using molecular biology and life sciences principles.
Conceptualized and implemented a new inventory management process improving supply use efficiency by 25%.
Cultivated a lab environment committed to rigorous QA/QC standards.
LabCorp January 2016 - July 2019
Medical Laboratory Technologist
Developed and validated new analytical chemistry methods which were used in over 500 tests.
Analyzed over 1500 samples per month for diverse biochemical tests.
Enhanced lab's diagnostic capability by introducing advanced biotechnology tools.
Quest Diagnostics September 2013 - December 2015
Medical Laboratory Assistant
Assisted in the tracking and processing of 200+ hospital samples daily.
Participated in polymerase chain reactions (PCR) for 1000+ genetic tests.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University June 2018
Master of Science - Medical Laboratory Sciences
Thesis Creation: Innovations in Laboratory Technology
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2013
Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Sciences
Minored in Chemistry
Honors: Dean’s List 2011-2013 (Top 5% in class)
SKILLS
Laboratory Techniques: Microbiology, Biochemistry, Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Serology
Laboratory Technology: Centrifuges, Microscopes, Mass spectrometers, Automated analyzers, Spectrophotometers
Software: STARLIMS, Meditech, Cerner, LabWare LIMS, Sunquest
OTHER
Certifications: Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) ASCP Certification (2019), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) License, California (2016)
Projects: Implemented automation system reducing manual technical errors in LabCorp by 20%
Leadership & Volunteering: American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (Member), Habitat for Humanity (Volunteer)
Your Name
Biochemical Analyst
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded July 2018 - Present
Biochemical Analyst
Directed the testing of raw materials using HPLC and GC, improving substance validation time by 35%.
Instilled a strong quality control culture that led to a 99% pass rate on all audit tests.
Leveraged knowledge of biochemistry to develop new efficient analytical methods.
Increased lab project completion capacity by 40% by implementing SOPs.
Constructed 4 health policies based on research in molecular biology and life sciences.
Merck & Co. March 2015 - June 2018
Clinical Research Associate
Produced comprehensive reports on 20+ clinical research studies.
Guaranteed accuracy of data by instituting quality assurance measures for clinical trials.
Enhanced team's triage processes through smart utilization of analytical chemistry.
AstraZeneca March 2012 - February 2015
Lab Technician
Assisted in ELISA tests and polymerase chain reactions (PCR) contributing to patient's fast recovery.
Handled and maintained sophisticated lab apparatus and performed regular checks ensuring 99% equipment uptime.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University March 2010 - May 2012
Master of Science in Biochemistry
Specialized in Molecular Biology
Resume Worded Institute September 2006 - May 2010
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Minor in Chemistry
Recipient of the Innovation in Biology Award
SKILLS
Laboratory Skills: Microscopy (Fluorescence, SEM, TEM), Spectrophotometry, Chromatography (HPLC, GC, LC-MS)
Biochemical Techniques: Immunohistochemistry, PCR, Western Blot, Cell Culture
Software & Tools: Excel (Data Analysis), LIMS, JMP, FlexLIMS, Agilent
Certifications: Certified Biosafety Professional (CBSP), Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA)
OTHER
Volunteering: American Red Cross (Blood Drive Coordinator, 2015 - Present)
Awards: ‘The Merck Award of Excellence’ for significant contribution in clinical research (2017)
Projects: Identified potential therapeutic targets in genetic diseases using Bioinformatics tools (2019)
Professional Associations: Member of The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Your Name
Research Laboratory Scientist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded March 2018 - Present
Research Laboratory Scientist
Initiated a new technique for DNA Sequencing, enhancing gene identification accuracy by 40%.
Implemented modern Molecular Biology methods for effective gene manipulation, contributing to a 25% increase in successful experiments.
Developed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for use of Laboratory Equipment, enhancing overall lab safety and productivity by 20%.
Conducted rigorous analytical chemistry experiments, contributing significantly to a published research paper.
Engaged in specialized Biotechnology protocols, resulting in a novel approach to cell genetic modification.
Novo Nordisk June 2014 - February 2018
Senior Laboratory Researcher
Integrated use of Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR) in research experiments, increasing data collection speed by 35%.
Complying with GLP, ensured data integrity and ethical conduct of research.
Maximized use of Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS), enhancing substance identification accuracy in complex mixtures by 30%.
Gilead Sciences January 2012 - May 2014
Research Assistant
Assisted in the development of new Assay techniques, improving the efficiency of lab processes.
Participated in ELISA based experiments, improving specificity of antibody-antigen interaction detection.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University June 2014
PhD in Molecular Biology
Thesis: 'Exploration of Protein Complexes in Drosophila melanogaster'
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2011
Master of Science in Biochemistry
Specialized in early detection methods for viral diseases
Participated in grant-funded research on gene therapy
SKILLS
Laboratory Skills: Microscopy, Spectrophotometry, Gel Electrophoresis, PCR, Cell Culture, Western Blot
Scientific Software: GraphPad Prism, ImageJ, Python (BioPython, NumPy), R (Bioconductor), MATLAB
Techniques: Immunohistochemistry, Molecular Cloning, GC-MS, NMR, HPLC, Flow Cytometry
Certifications: IRB Certified, Lab Safety Certification, Animal Handling Certification
OTHER
Publications: Smith et al. 'Exploring Protein Interactions in Cancer Pathways'. Science, 2020
Awards: Omega Rho Research Innovator Award - 2021, Novo Nordisk Top Performer - 2016
Professional Affiliations: Member, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), 2012-present
Volunteering: Science Mentor, Resume Worded Academic Youth Program, 2016-present

How do I add skills to a Laboratory Technician resume?

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Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Laboratory Technician posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Biochemistry and Analytical Chemistry are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

2
Add industry skills like Quality Control and Molecular Biology.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Chemistry, Microbiology and Laboratory Technicians - into your resume if they're relevant.

3
Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Life Sciences, Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Hematology - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

4
Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Laboratory Technician, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Laboratory Technician Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Laboratory Technician job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Laboratory Technician Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

Laboratory Technician Soft Skills

Here are common soft skills that appear on Laboratory Technician job postings. Unlike hard skills, which refer to tools, software or techniques, soft skills focus on character traits and interpersonal skills. Instead of listing these phrases on your resume, try to show them through your bullet points like in the examples below.

  • Laboratory Skills

Tip: Do not list these words or phrases on your resume, and instead focus on the hard skills we described above.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What skills do hiring managers want to see on a Laboratory Technician resume?

Some effective Laboratory Technician skills you can add to your resume include:

  • Microbiology
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Quality Control
  • High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

What are the differences in resume skills between a Quality Control Laboratory Technician and a Research Laboratory Technician?

If you are writing a Quality Control Laboratory Technician resume, try to emphasize skills like Quality Control, High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Chemistry, Gas Chromatography, Titration, Analytical Chemistry and Quality Assurance.

Similarly, if you are writing a Research Laboratory Technician resume, emphasize skills like Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Cell Culture, Molecular Biology, Western Blotting, DNA Extraction, Science, Microscopy and Gel Electrophoresis.

What are good resume skills to include for different Laboratory Technician roles and job titles?

Depending on the specific role you apply to, you may need to emphasize different skill sets. Here are a few examples:

  • Quality Control Laboratory Technician: Quality Control, High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Chemistry and Gas Chromatography
  • Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician: Quality Assurance, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Food Safety, Microbiology and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  • Medical Laboratory Technician: Hematology, Laboratory Medicine, Urinalysis, Blood Bank and Phlebotomy
  • Microbiology Laboratory Technician: Aseptic Technique, Biology, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and Autoclave
  • Research Laboratory Technician: Cell Culture, Molecular Biology, Western Blotting, DNA Extraction and Science

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