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Microbiologist - Days

Employer
Church & Dwight
Location
Portland, Oregon, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Energy
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We're a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact becauseTogether We Have the Power to Win.

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We're a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Microbiologist - Days

Monday - Friday TBD 7:00am - 5:00pm

Sign On Bonus - $2,000

What we're about:

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Innovation -We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.

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Collaboration -We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.

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Focus -We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.

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Entrepreneurialism -We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.

This highly visible position is located at our Vancouver, WA facility.

What you'll do:

This position will be responsible for performing specialized and routine microbiological laboratory testing.

Essential Functions:

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Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), company policies, safety policies and practices, quality standards, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

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Responsible at all times for ensuring that tasks are performed according to food safety, quality, and regulatory guidelines.

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Perform the following routine testing of samples for microbial analysis using aseptic technique. Working with the lab supervisor to determine priority of samples before performing the following:

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Sample preparation

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Media preparation

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Solution preparation

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Plate reading

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Growth and sterility testing

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Gram staining and confirmation testing

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Result entry into LIMS

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Assure that samples designated for microbial analyses are run and reported in a timely, accurate manner according to documented methods, policies, and SOPs. Working with the lab supervisor to determine priority of samples.

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Perform environmental sampling and testing in specified areas.

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Perform allergen testing by ELISA.

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Set up, adjust, operate, calibrate, and maintain laboratory equipment and instruments.

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Perform secondary review of data.

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Sterilize and clean laboratory equipment, glassware, and work areas.

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Properly handle and dispose of biohazard waste.

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Use Good Laboratory Practices and Good Documentation Practices in all laboratory activities

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Revise methods, policies, and forms as needed.

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Generate weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports then summarize large amounts of data using Excel.

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Log chemicals and standards into Chemical Tracker

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Share responsibility for inventory and restocking of supplies for general laboratory needs.

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Seek opportunities to reduce routine laboratory costs by increased efficiency (higher throughput, decreased cost of supplies).

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Execute projects as assigned to meet changing laboratory needs and requirements.

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Share responsibility for general laboratory organization and cleanliness.

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Communicate relevant work details to Lab Supervisor and coworkers.

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Perform other related duties as required.

What you'll need:

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Bachelor's degree or higher level of education in microbiology, biology, or related field and at least one (1) year of experience working in a microbiology laboratory and with writing reports or equivalent combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the job.

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Experience in a food or dietary supplement micro lab is highly desirable.

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Good knowledge of laboratory terminology, equipment, materials and procedures, and the ability to follow microbiology methods.

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Ability to perform standardized tests according to prescribed procedures and calculating and recording test results.

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Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

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Knowledge of general laboratory housekeeping and aseptic technique.

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Ability to maintain punctuality and predictable attendance.

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Ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment and clean room attire when applicable; work in a standard office setting/laboratory and to use standard office equipment; maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; lift and carry up to 25 pounds; and perform work onsite in a typical interior/office or laboratory environment or a light industrial environment, including some exposure to non-toxic dust with no or very limited exposure to physical risk.

What we'll offer:

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Competitive salary including annual bonus & Stock Incentive Program

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Comprehensive benefits package along with generous 401K

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Career ownership & development

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Diversity & Sustainability

Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a $3.5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey. We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance; the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016. Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity

Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/.

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Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/

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