Microbiologist

Employer
SGS
Location
Carson, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 18, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2337914128
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description

* Utilize aseptic techniques during sample preparation and microbiological/chemical analyses.

* Prepare test solutions and reagents.

* Maintain proper labeling, handling, storage, use, and disposal of solutions, biohazard and hazardous waste, and microbiological cultures.

* Perform serial dilutions and enumerate target microorganisms according to standard operating procedures.

* Detect pathogens that may cause foodborne illness using DNA and Protein-based methods.

* Prepare and sterilize culture media.

* Extract desired components from samples using standard chemical procedures such as distillation, solvent extraction and acid digestion.

* Maintain and verify general laboratory equipment.

* Document and record accurate data using Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

* Manage time and tasks efficiently while maintaining an exceptional quality of work.

* Think independently while working in a team environment.

* Be detail oriented while understanding the big picture.