Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Employer
Pulmuone Foods USA
Location
Gilroy, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 02, 2021
Closes
May 12, 2021
Ref
2158178897
Discipline
Biology, Sustainability
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description
Company Overview

Pulmuone is a LOHAS, Lifestyle of Health &Sustainability, company that seeks to promote beautiful harmony between people and the earth. Pulmuone Foods USA brands include Nasoya, Wildwood, Emerald Valley Kitchen, Monterey Gourmet Foods, and Cibo Naturals. Pulmuone's family of brands provide our consumers a wide variety of delicious products that are inspired by contemporary flavor palates and encourage a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. Visit www.pulmuonefoodsusa.com to learn more about the company and brands.

Microbiology Laboratory Technician position will be under the direct supervision and guidance of the Laboratory Director in conducting analytical testing. This position is in a food manufacturing environment located in Gilroy, CA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Obtain samples from production areas and conduct general food microbiology, environmental and pathogen testing
  • Process samples from receipt through testing, including all associated documentation and record keeping including data entry
  • Interpret and record results for quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Perform various laboratory tasks, including but not limited to sample preparation, handling, dilutions or media preparations
  • Assist with non-routine physical analysis tasks, experiments and product development related support as needed
  • Communicate testing results with the quality department and/or other departments as needed
  • Maintain compliance with ISO 17025 standards and the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Adhere to and models good manufacturing practices (GMP) and good laboratory practices (GLP)
  • Maintain clean and organized work environment at all times

Skills / Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in food science, chemistry, biological science or related field is required
  • 1-2 years' experience food analysis, laboratory and basic knowledge of microbiology
  • Prior QA/QC experience in food manufacturing is a plus
  • Proficient in MS office; Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Must be capable of demonstrating physical demands of typical laboratory
  • Good listening and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and to be able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as needed
  • Must be comfortable and able to work with all types of ingredients, spices food components which include allergens (meat, nuts dairy eggs, etc.)

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