DivIHN (pronounced Divine) is a nationally-recognized Business Technology Solutions and Staffing services provider headquartered in Chicago. Since our formation in 2002, we have been trusted by Fortune 500 organizations to help them locate and hire best-in-class talent through our Award-winning Professional Workforce Solutions program.
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One of our BEST F500 customers has engaged us to help them hire a Biology Lab Technician to be available to work out of their office in Durham, North Carolina; details can be found below.
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For further inquiries regarding the following opportunity, please contact one of our Talent Specialis Meghna at Title: Biology Lab Technician Location: Durham, CA (Onsite) Duration: 8 Months Description: Non-Exempt
Under the supervision of the Microbiology Lab Supervisor, technician performs sample collection, microbiological and tissue culture tasks associated with new or modified products or processes, contamination control and sterilization operations.
Supports the Quality Assurance Department by taking an active role in team sharing, problem solving tasks, team activities and team and plant-wide subgroups focusing on the plant goals of safety, quality, schedule and cost.
Description of Work:
Performs environmental monitoring (EM) for production areas, processes and personnel for evaluating microbial and particulate contamination using air samplers, settle plates, contact plates, and particle counters.
Collects and tests product samples according to documented procedures. Maintains cell line cultures and microbial cultures. Duties may include cell harvesting, scheduling cell line maintenance, conducting routine media changes, reviving newly purchased cell, quantifying cell inoculum.
Performs general laboratory tasks such as media preparation, autoclaving supplies, wash and prepare glassware, discard waste and cultures following appropriate practices. Performs / tracks routine preventive maintenance and monitoring of laboratory equipment and supplies.
Maintains accurate and current records of all results and procedures. Must be able to ensure a high degree of accuracy in all tests results obtained.
Complies with safety standards and Good Laboratory Practice standards.
Interacts with production personnel to ensure product sample collection.
Must have a minimum of a two-year Associate Degree with course work in chemistry and biology.
Must Have (1) year experience in a microbiology laboratory technician or microbiology testing lab position.
Requires good written and oral communication skills. Must be highly motivated, detail oriented, possess excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, and be effective as a team player.
Must possess the ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities and multi-task projects.
Must be an independent thinker, self-starter, and perform responsibilities under very limited supervision.
Must have a working knowledge of spreadsheet applications and word processing to perform necessary tasks for preparing required correspondence, reports and communication.
Must be flexible and be willing to work overtime as required.
Prior experience with a high-performance work team system preferred.
About us: DivIHN, the 'IT Asset Performance Services' organization, provides Professional Consulting, Custom Projects, and Professional Resource Augmentation services to clients in the Mid-West and beyond. The strategic characteristics of the organization are Standardization, Specialization, and Collaboration.
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Microbiology, multi-tasking, detail oriented