Microbiology Lab Associate

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Employer
National Recruiting Group
Location
Melville, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 02, 2021
Closes
May 13, 2021
Ref
2164667895
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description
We are currently hiring for a Microbiology Associate for a large laboratory in Melville. The Microbiology Laboratory Associate conducts microbiology testing on raw materials, in process materials and finished products. Hours are Monday - Friday from 3pm-11pm. Some weekends required.

POSITION OBJECTIVES

· Aseptically performs microbiology sampling, plating, and testing of samples daily.

· Conducts microbiological qualitative or quantitative analyses by meticulously following all SOP's and laboratory methods.

· Daily, check and record temperature of all refrigerators, freezers, and water baths in the Microbiology department.

· Daily, verify and record calibration of the top load balance used to weigh samples.

· Maintain proper record keeping for media preparation, the autoclaves, pH.

· Demonstrates proficiency in all microbiological tests that are assigned to a Laboratory Associate. This includes submitting accurate and timely results based on the analysis.

· Stay up-to-date on new regulations and current events regarding food science.

· Identifies and communicates results that require further discussion with Department Manager/Supervisor.

· Assists in maintaining quality system records to comply with all accrediting agencies.

· Perform regular maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments by inspecting, calibrating, cleaning, or sterilizing.

· Learns new techniques and technologies as appropriate.

· Participates in special projects as assigned by the Department Manager/Supervisor.

· Provides technical support or assistance within the Microbiology Department and works effectively with other departments.

· Maintains a clean and sterilized laboratory environment.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

· BS degree, preferably in Biology/Microbiology or related sciences.

· Good conceptual basis in biology with proven ability to perform basic microbiology techniques
Company DescriptionOUR PHILOSOPHY: IT'S MORE THAN A JOB...IT'S A LIFESTYLE

It's true: helping others is a habit-forming practice, and everyone at NRG is unapologetically addicted! Our corporate personality demands that we pay attention and notice the people who bring that special ingredient to their job that makes them stand out. We're always looking to expand our company and explore new avenues for business. Potential is everywhere and opportunities abound...and they're found right here at National Recruiting Group. So come be apart of our team here at National Recruiting Group!

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