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Microbiology Laboratory Technician - 1st Shift

Minerva Park, Ohio, US
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Seeking entry level candidates to support a large food and beverage laboratory in Columbus, OH! This is a long-term opportunity with upward mobility

  • This position is to perform, and document routine tasks related to sample processing and assays using written operating procedures, standard laboratory methods and/or basic laboratory techniques, functions, and equipment.
  • To conduct specific procedures and tests both within and outside of the laboratory requiring the use of applied knowledge and practical skills learned from on-the-job experience; modify or adapt techniques to fit special needs or problems.
  • To calculate data from routine tests to final results and to evaluate such results for accuracy where expected findings are not precisely defined, but sufficient guidelines exist for reference.
  • To assist with and occasionally perform specialized and non-routine tests and assays, and to maintain records of such work; to coordinate and plan assigned work with other technicians and scientists.


Provide support to laboratory department by performing and/or coordinating a variety of Laboratory processes:
  • Receives, registers, and prepares samples for general analytical testing through data entry, weighing, and physical homogenization.
  • Preps and performs routine to more complex analyses
  • Reads and records results of analyses, making sure to keep identification numbers matched with correct samples.
  • Operates basic laboratory equipment such as balances, pH meter, colorimeter, spectrophotometer, autoclave, evaporator, etc.
  • Prepares (and assures accuracy of) standards, reagents, etc. needed for analyses.
  • Acid washes glassware and specially cleans other equipment and areas as required.
  • Functions as primary data generator, records and calculates data, signs assay sheets.
  • Performs routine lab and department maintenance to keep area clean and orderly.
  • Interpret customer requests and perform receiving and log-in functions.

  • Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry or a similar field of study (Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, ect) OR HS diploma with good tenure form a past pace position that required
  • Basic Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office products
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