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Microbiology Lab Technician (Baltimore, MD)

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Smiths Group Plc

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Baltimore, Maryland

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Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Microbiology Lab Technician (Baltimore, MD) Location North America, USA, Maryland, Baltimore Job Reference DETECTIONNA00579 Job Type Full Time Job Function Research & Development Job Description Smiths Detection is seeking a Microbiology Laboratory Technician to work on Food Safety Team. The position will play a role in assisting in the development and certification of assays to detect food pathogens. Our ideal candidate will be extremely detailed oriented and highly organized, be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess a general understanding of Microbiology concepts with a familiarity with associated laboratory instrumentation. Duties & Responsibilities Perform routine testing on samples in a microbiology laboratory setting. Daily performance of bacterial culture maintenance, microbiological media preparation, and sample preparation. Develop and follow SOPs. Document all testing in an efficient and organized manner. Accurately record observations and data, and interpret results. Assist Laboratory manager in inventory management and ordering. Diversity & Inclusion We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity. The Individual Education: Associate or Bachelor’s degree in biology or microbiology. Working knowledge of FDA-BAM methods and microbiology media preparation. Ability to perform general laboratory and aseptic techniques, including but not limited to pipetting, plate streaking, bacterial enumeration, etc. 1 – 2 years of experience working within an industry microbiology laboratory required; experience working in an academic microbiology laboratory will be accepted. Ability to work in BSL-2 laboratory. Experience accurately recording data. Demonstrated abilities to work independently. Excellent collaboration, organizational, communication (oral and written) and multitasking skills. Willingness to work flexible hours to meet project timelines. About Smiths At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers’ evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 23,000 colleagues, based in 55 countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customers’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with an almost 170 year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field. About Smiths Detection Smiths Detection is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for aviation, ports and borders, urban security and defence. With more than 40 years of field-tested experience, we deliver the solutions needed to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibited weapons, contraband, toxic chemicals and narcotics. Every minute of every day our technology and our people make the world a safer place. Smiths Detection is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies to markets in threat as well as contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries. Additional Information Smiths Detection is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Employment Opportunity Posters If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email . 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