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Job Title:

Microbiology Technician

Job Post ID:

23772

Posted Until:

07/31/2022

Salary:

$17.00-$18.50/hr.

Location:

Crete

Hours:

2nd Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Manufacturing

Job Description:

- No previous laboratory experience is required
- Great fit for applicants with previous experience in manufacturing, production, warehouse, food industry, food service, retail, or other fast paced environments
- Works in a laboratory setting with proper lighting and temperature control.
Read plates and tubes, as required, to determine the number of organisms in the sample

Record findings on worksheet for verification

Write identification onto plates so that client and sample number can be tracked

Pipette sample solution into tubes or plates according to the analysis process being performed

Pour the agar into plates or tubes to begin the growth process

Prepare sample for analysis by recording, weighing, and blending

Collect plates and place them in the incubator for the specified amount of time and temperature

Prepare media and broth for use in pathogen testing as required

Sterilize materials needed for analysis. Autoclave plates before discarding

Perform food poisoning, pH and other analysis tests on sample when requested by the client

Ensure that media and materials are prepared for the next testing sequence

Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities

Set up equipment and materials needed for analysis

Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process

Perform necessary housekeeping duties in a timely manner, keeping the work areas and equipment clean and sanitized

Must participate in cleaning schedule and maintain retain samples as required

Adhere to all safety policies

Responsibility to support laboratory management in the implementation maintenance, and improvement of the management system

Perform other related tasks as needed

Job Requirements:

Associates degree or 1 year work
No previous laboratory experience is required
Great fit for applicants with previous experience in manufacturing, production, warehouse, food industry, food service, retail, or other fast paced environments
Works in a laboratory setting with proper lighting and temperature control.

Benefits:

Vision
Medical
Dental
401k
Tuition Reimbursement

Company Information

Because you would contribute to an inspiring Public Health purpose, supported by long-term and visionary shareholders.
Because you would have an impact on our strategic pillars that build on 50 years of experience and expertise.
Because you would be part of a community of an enthusiastic and skilled group of people who love co-building together and serving a purpose bigger than them.
Because you would be welcome as you are, in a diverse and open-minded environment that is rich in our singularities and differences.
Because you would grow in an international group of more than 8200 fantastic team members, with plenty of opportunities to learn and share.

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