Molecular Microbiologist

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Company :
Merieux Nutrisciences

Location :
Crete, Illinois

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

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Molecular Microbiologist Crete Science Center 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 Molecular Microbiologist in 3600 Eagle Nest Dr, Crete, IL 60417 USA. Your mission will be to: OVERVIEW: The incumbent prepares isolates, RNA and DNA, maintains process documentation to facilitate microbiological and molecular biology analysis procedures and may interpret results for final release. JOB DUTIES: Performs microbiological tests including gene sequencing, DNA subtyping analysis, MALDI-TOF for identification and real-time PCR methods including non-commercial PCR methods (e.g., open source PCR). Perform literature and nucleic acid sequence searches as necessary to investigate and understand results. Verifies results before release to the clients. Read and record analysis data to produce a report for the client. Correct any discrepancies that occur. Proactive in contacting industry technical support to troubleshoot results or equipment issues. Trouble shooting of data, methods and equipment as required. Performs sub-culturing using proper aseptic technique and determines growth conditions for a variety of groups of microorganisms. Perform necessary housekeeping duties in a timely manner, keeping the work areas and equipment clean and sanitized. Perform standard maintenance for key pieces of equipment. Perform cleaning protocols for GMP and ISO 17025 laboratory work space. Maintain accurate quality control documentation of analysis procedures. Perform necessary tasks related to quality control parameters for the function being preformed. Preparation of reagents, chemical solutions and media as required Interact with other department personnel to maintain smooth flow of work. Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities. Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process. Responsibility to support laboratory management in the implementation, maintenance, and improvement of the management system. This position has the responsibilities and authority to identify departures from the management system or test procedures and document such observations in accordance with the prescribed non-conforming system and notifies the supervisor. Adhere to all safety policies. Perform other related tasks as needed. YOUR SKILLS The incumbent must have good knowledge of molecular biology and microbiology to accurately perform testing procedures and obtain the correct results. Knowledge of growth conditions of a variety of microorganisms is required. A basic knowledge of food science is necessary to interpret results. A broad knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and policies is necessary to ensure a safe working environment. Basic chemistry knowledge is needed to prepare the media to the specification of the sample. Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities. Analytical skills are helpful to complete analysis procedures and determine the concentration of the microorganism. Physical dexterity with pipetting is required for pipetting. Laboratory skills obtained as a laboratory technician or similar position are essential to perform the necessary analyses. Oral and written communication skills are necessary to supervise departmental personnel. Organizational and planning skills are useful to schedule testing to ensure that analysis is completed within the specified time period. 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