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Microbiologist I

Piping Rock Health Products
Farmingdale, New York, US
Closing date
Oct 8, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
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Job Description
We proudly offer: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with Company Match, Pet insurance and more!

We reward the hard work of our team members with fun and exciting company events, Picnic, BBQ Packages, Holiday Celebrations, and associate referral bonuses!

Piping Rock Health Products, founded in 2011, winning Long Islands Top Workplaces Award four years in a row, is supported by a group of vitamin visionaries with over 40 years of industry experience and a carefully curated team of talented associates. Piping Rock is a global vitamin and supplement manufacturer with an unwavering commitment to creating quality wellness products. Being deemed an essential business from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Piping Rock has kept its doors open, production moving, and associates safe. We believe that family always comes first, and that the dedication of our associates is the key ingredient to our success.

Piping Rock Health Products, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We are seeking a talented candidate with a passion for the health and wellness industry. We are in search for someone who is passionate about microbiology and is looking to develop their skills. The Microbiologist I will play an integral role in our team by testing wide range of products and reporting results, training and mentoring fellow team members, providing status and reports to the laboratory manager.


Performs routine testing of samples according to established procedures.

This may involve collecting specialized samples in various production areas.

Sets up and dismantles instruments and apparatus. Prepares solutions, suspensions and media to perform essential laboratory procedures

Makes and records observations, performs calculations, collects and may assist in preparing data for evaluation. Keeps supervisor informed of work status.

Reports results of assignments and maintains and performs related record keeping in compliance with approved regulatory policies and standards to meet quality and accuracy requirements. Follows and complies with all appropriate operations and testing procedures, GMPs and safety and health requirements as applicable.

Demonstrates good housekeeping practices to minimize analytical mix ups, potential laboratory contamination and safety hazards.

As required participates in conducting investigational studies of atypical results.

As required, maintains laboratory standards or cultures

Periodically performs duties of a higher position for the purpose of training and development

Additional duties as assigned


Minimum Bachelors Degree from a 4-year College or University in Microbiology (preferred) or Biology with 3+ years of professional experience or a Masters Degree with 1+ years of experience.

Prior experience in Pharmaceutical/Dietary supplement industry is a plus.

Knowledge and experience with PET, Environmental Testing and Preparatory testing is required.

Computer knowledge with Microsoft Office is required

Prior experience with electronic laboratory management system is preferred.

Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication and organizational skills.

Must be able to work occasional Saturdays.

Must comply with GMP requirements; specific functions and documents will be discussed in GMP and on the job training

Roles Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift 50lbs

Must be able to stand for 8 hours

Must be able to work in a physically challenging environment
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