Entry Level- Validation/Microbiology Associate- Travel to US, Europe & Canada

Kelly Services
Chester, New York, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Validation/Microbiology Associate
$25/hour depending on experience
Temporary to hire
About the position:
- Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:00pm and Saturdays & Sundays as needed.
- The first 3 months are a trial period - (Expect to work Saturdays & Sundays).
- Must be willing to travel. Position requires travel up to 40% of the year.
- Must have Biology/Microbiology and aseptic technique experience.
Job Description:
- We are looking for a bright, energetic and committed professional to work in the food and pharmaceutical industry as a validation specialist/microbiologist.
- The successful candidate will be responsible for performing routine microbiological and chemical procedures on food and pharmaceutical products and equipment according to company and standard methods.
Responsibilities include:
- Performing a variety of validation tests and assays in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations including assisting in the preparation of protocols and reports; collection, organization, and analysis of data; and preparation of study results for presentation at meetings.
- The work will involve food and pharmaceutical production which includes retort/autoclave and aseptic processing and packaging lines.
- Microbiological and chemical validation testing to include but not limited to food spoilage analysis, standard plate count, spore count, serial dilution, titration, pH and H2O2 residual testing.
- Knowledge of regulatory testing, evaluation, and validation of low acid food aseptic processing equipment is a plus.
- Understand basic lab instructions and follow microbiology test protocols and standard operating procedures, write up results and summarize data.
Background requirements:
- BS in Biology, Microbiology, Food Science or related field with experience in microbiology and have a good grasp of aseptic techniques.
- Knowledge in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint software is preferred.
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