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Microbiology Technician

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Company :
Merieux Nutrisciences

Location :
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Expiry Date :
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Microbiology Technician Allentown Regular MERIEUX NUTRISCIENCES Merieux NutriSciences is a solution provider dedicated to preventing health risks related to food and to the use of everyday products. Offering a wide range of testing and consulting services, our teams are committed to providing our clients with accurate results, delivered on time, with uncompromising ethics, honesty and personal integrity. Our motto: ‘More than a successful business, we are building a healthier world’. Do you want to be a part of it? YOUR DAY TO DAY LIFE We are looking for a Microbiology Technician in 6390 Hedgewood Dr, Allentown, PA 18106 USA. Your mission will be to: Job Duties: – 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 YOUR SKILLS Associates degree or equivalent work experience and 1+ year relevant work; or, Bachelor’s degree required. The incumbent must have a basic knowledge of microbiology to accurately perform testing procedures and obtain accurate results. A basic knowledge of personal computers is useful to accurately enter testing data and results. A basic knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and policies is necessary to ensure a safe working environment. Planning skills are useful to maintain supplies of analysis materials and ensure analysis is completed within specified time. WHY US You will join a company with an inspiring mission. With us, you could learn and develop yourself in a collaborative, empowering, dynamic and challenging environment. Entrepreneurship and improving public health are part of our DNA. Join us and contribute to a meaningful Project! To apply please click on ‘Apply now’ button Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities