Microbiology Lab Analyst

Employer
Bureau Veritas Group
Location
Clarkson Valley, Missouri, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Company: Bureau Veritas
A WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES
Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.
Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.
This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.
City: Chesterfield
State: Missouri
Purpose:
The ideal candidate will have a passion and inquisitiveness for ensuring foods are safe and wholesome. The Microbiology Analyst 1 is a results orientated person that produces high quality defensible analytical data, safely and on time in our ISO Accredited Food Microbiology laboratory. The Analyst I performs sample preparation and sample set up for both quantitative and qualitative microbiology workflows. This position will grow to gain full knowledge to performing food microbiological procedures to include indicator organisms and rapid PCR assays.

Summary :

* Performs basic / advanced sample preparation. Samples in a food micro laboratory might include food ingredients, ready to eat foods, pet food, agricultural products such as grains and legumes.
* Performs basic microbiological analysis to include indicator organisms such as Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, E.coli, Staphylococcus, Yeast and Mold.
* Gains full knowledge of various microbiological techniques such as petrifilm and plating methods.
* Gains full knowledge to performing rapid pathogen analysis to include PCR assays for Salmonella, Listeria and E.coli 0157:H7.

Qualifications :

* Experience in a Laboratory Technician role.

Skills :

* Accurately follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions (WIs).
* Has, or ability to learn, good laboratory aseptic technique
* Math skills to understand dilution factors when plating and reading

Attributes :

* Positive outlook with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
* Good time-management, communication, multi-tasking and priority setting skills.
* Works both independently and as part of a team.
* Detail orientated and record keeping skills.
* Learns quickly.
* Adapts to a changing environment.

Computer Skills :

* Excellent computer skills.
* Basic understanding of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

Education:

* B.Sc. in a Science related discipline. Other degrees may be acceptable depending on the amount of direct laboratory experience.

If you are an individual with a disability and you would like us to assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and application, please contact us at 1-888-357-7020 or email us with your request to NorthAmericaTA@bureauveritas.com.
We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!

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