Microbiologist - Camarillo, CA

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Camarillo, California, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
*Microbiologist - *Camarillo, CA

Kelly Scientific Resources (KSR) , a division of Kelly Services, has an exciting opportunity for a Microbiologist to work with a company that makes single-uses products for the life science industry located in Camarillo, CA.

*Summary: * Supports production, research and development, validation and quality assurance by performing the following duties.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities:*

* Utilize knowledge of aseptic techniques as required.

* Prepare growth media from powders following recipes.

* Measure and weigh ingredients, mix, sterilize, pour into containers, seal and affix identification labels.

* Test samples for consistency, potency, and sterility, according to standardized procedures.

* Adjust controls of equipment such as pumps, filters and autoclaves to obtain optimum results.

* Isolate and maintain cultures of significant bacteria, yeast or bacteriophage in prescribed or standard media, controlling factors such as moisture, aeration, temperature, and nutrition. Identify microorganisms by microscopic examination of physiological, morphological, and cultural characteristics.

* Assist in the validation of filter devices by challenging filters with bacteria and other microorganisms per ASTM F838, custom and standardized procedures.

* Perform routine environmental monitoring of water systems and cleanrooms.

* Monitor and calibrate laboratory equipment.

* Maintain water system, e.g. change filters and resin beds as required.

* Perform endotoxin, bioburden and sterility testing on products.

* Perform compatibility, bubble point and filterability studies with products.

* Maintain production, test records and laboratory notebooks.

* Order supplies.

* Wash glassware as necessary for laboratory use.

* Other duties may be assigned.

*Job Requirements:*

* Bachelor s degree (B.S. / B.A.) from four-year college or university.

* One (1) to three (3) years of related, industry experience

* Strong computer skills - MS office, Word, Excel (databases, design of data, and graphing functions), Access, etc.

* Strong lab / microbiology experience: aseptic technique, environmental monitoring, media prep, etc.

* Strong math skills to convert weights and measurements and understand and apply ratios.

* Experience keeping accurate lab notebooks

* Experience writing, ideally in a journal presentation style where they have a hypothesis, describe their experiments and set-up, graphical data, and written results as well as conclusion.

* Self-starter with ability to work in a small team environment.

* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal - this opportunity could grow into a customer facing role, even with potential travel.

* Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

*Why Kelly?*

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks including:

* Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

* Career guides, information, and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

* Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

* Weekly pay and service bonus plans

* Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

If you meet the above qualifications, please submit your resume for immediate consideration. Questions? Call Airika at 562-206-2707 or email at [airc843@kellyscientific.com](mailto:airc843@kellyscientific.com?subject=QA%20Tech%20-Torrance%20)

To schedule a time to connect, please click the link to add your availability to my calendar. [https://calendly.com/airc843/30min?month=2020-09](https://calendly.com/airc843/30min?month=2020-09)

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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