Microbiology Analyst (entry level)

Employer
Kelly
Location
Rocky Mount, North Carolina, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 18, 2021
Ref
2090604771
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Microbiology Analyst

Wilson, NC

Long term contract (potential to become permanent)

$16.50/hour to start

Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday 8am-5pm

JOB SUMMARY

The Analyst I, working in an accredited commercial laboratory, provides a variety of routine scientific tasks under close supervision. Receives specific and detailed instructions as to required tasks and results expected.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Following established SOP's and adhering to state, federal and other accrediting body requirements, prepare and process samples, and collect information about the composition of substances to support the analytical testing needs of clients, for such purposes as quantitative analysis, and product development

* Prepare necessary standards, solutions, reagents, media, and samples for sample analyses

* Utilize specialized laboratory equipment and instrumentation to process and analyze samples

* Perform equipment and instrumentation set up

* Accurately record observations and data and basic interpretation of data

* Maintain the integrity of procedures and record professional activity for peer review

* Monitor and address sample backlog issues

* Maintain accurate, up to date logs, notebooks and equipment records

* Perform necessary laboratory administrative functions such as filing paperwork, photocopying, reviewing of data, and entering data into computerized LIMS

* Comply with and promote Safety, and Quality programs

* Cross train on sample login and receipt of samples.

* Understand and utilize the LIMS system for sample analysis.

* Alert management and assist resolving discrepancies.

* Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

* Bachelor's degree with a major in an applied science from a four-year college or university; or two to three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

* Basic knowledge of principles, terminology, practices, techniques and instrumentation commonly used in a laboratory setting

* Ability to effectively prioritize work and manage time to meet deadlines and rush orders

* Computer literacy

* Ability to work with delicate laboratory equipment

* Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats

*WORKING* *CONDITIONS* *AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements:

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit.

* The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Working Conditions:

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

* The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Why Kelly®?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of [benefits](https://www.mykelly.us/us-mykelly/perks/)?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. [Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.](https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
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