The Microbiologist is responsible for laboratory testing of raw materials and finished goods (consumer products) with a focus on the filtration and PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)industry. The testing would encompass using various microbiological analyses and techniques.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Properly prepares and analyzes samples for microbiological testing, as required.
The Microbiologist will prepare samples for processing, testing, result analysis for report preparation
Maintains associated documentation
Performs traditional cultural and molecular testing to meet product specifications and client/customer expectations.
Sets-up calibrates, maintains, and operates various laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
Performs microbiological testing using industry-standard methods, along with methods developed in-house.
Assists with preparation of all microbiological media, diluents, reagents, supplements, etc., as required for testing purposes.
Maintains quality and confidentiality of client and company information and provides support in updating laboratory quality systems.
Ensures safety compliance within a Biosafety Level 2 environment and in working with live cultures.
Ensures equipment and laboratory areas are clean, organized, and maintained in a state of audit-readiness at all times.
Actively participates in performing housekeeping duties and in keeping equipment clean, sanitized, and in good operational condition within the laboratories.
Assists in other areas of the company, as needed.
Promotes responsibility, good work habits, a positive work environment, and be client facing when needed.
Participates and promotes continuous improvement efforts within the laboratory functions and operations.
Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.