Microbiologist

Employer
SGS
Location
Fairfield, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
2105146057
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description

  • Utilize aseptic techniques during sample preparation and microbiological/chemical analyses.
  • Prepare test solutions and reagents.
  • Maintain proper labeling, handling, storage, use, and disposal of solutions, biohazard and hazardous waste, and microbiological cultures.
  • Perform serial dilutions and enumerate target microorganisms according to standard operating procedures.
  • Detect pathogens that may cause foodborne illness using DNA and Protein-based methods.
  • Prepare and sterilize culture media.
  • Extract desired components from samples using standard chemical procedures such as distillation, solvent extraction and acid digestion.
  • Analyze chemical composition using standard laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain and verify general laboratory equipment.
  • Document and record accurate data using Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Manage time and tasks efficiently while maintaining an exceptional quality of work.
  • Think independently while working in a team environment.
  • Be detail oriented while understanding the big picture.

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