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Microbiology Technician

Employer
Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Location
Columbus, Ohio, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob DescriptionWe have a temp to hire opportunity for a Junior Microbiology Technician opportunity in Columbus Ohio. The client is a world class Diagnostics Company testing food for Pathogens.

Pay Rate: $18.50/Hr.
Shift: 10:00AM/11:00AM - 7:30PM/8PM
Work Load is rather busy at the moment. Overtime hours are needed
Location: Columbus, OH 43204 USA.

Job Description:
  • Read plates and tubes, as required, to determine the number of organisms in the sample
  • Record findings on worksheet for verification
  • Write identification onto plates so that client and sample number can be tracked
  • Pipette sample solution into tubes or plates according to the analysis process being performed
  • Pour the agar into plates or tubes to begin the growth process
  • Prepare sample for analysis by recording, weighing, and blending
  • Collect plates and place them in the incubator for the specified amount of time and temperature
  • Prepare media and broth for use in pathogen testing as required
  • Sterilize materials needed for analysis. Autoclave plates before discarding
  • Perform food poisoning, pH and other analysis tests on sample when requested by the client
  • Ensure that media and materials are prepared for the next testing sequence
  • Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities
  • Set up equipment and materials needed for analysis
  • Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process
  • Perform necessary housekeeping duties in a timely manner, keeping the work areas and equipment clean and sanitized
  • Must participate in cleaning schedule and maintain retain samples as required
  • Adhere to all safety policies
  • Responsibility to support laboratory management in the implementation maintenance, and improvement of the management system
  • Perform other related tasks as needed


YOUR PROFILE

- No previous laboratory experience is required

- Great fit for applicants with previous experience in manufacturing, production, warehouse, food industry, food service, retail, or other fast paced environments

Associates degree or equivalent work experience and 1+ year relevant work; or, Bachelor's degree required. The incumbent must have a basic knowledge of microbiology to accurately perform testing procedures and obtain accurate results. A basic knowledge of personal computers is useful to accurately enter testing data and results. A basic knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and policies is necessary to ensure a safe working environment. Planning skills are useful to maintain supplies of analysis materials and ensure analysis is completed within specified time.

Note: Any pay ranges displayed are estimations. Actual pay is determined by an applicant's experience, technical expertise, and other qualifications as listed in the job description. All qualified applicants are welcome to apply.

Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Visit https://www.yoh.com/applicants-with-disabilities to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.Company DescriptionFounded in 1940, Yoh operates from 75 locations throughout North America and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Yoh was the nation's first technology staffing firm. As a business unit of Day & Zimmermann, Yoh has a flourishing global footprint, as our parent company operates from more than 150 worldwide locations.
Company Website: https://www.yoh.com/Company DescriptionFounded in 1940, Yoh operates from 75 locations throughout North America and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Yoh was the nation's first technology staffing firm. As a business unit of Day & Zimmermann, Yoh has a flourishing global footprint, as our parent company operates from more than 150 worldwide locations.\r\nCompany Website: https://www.yoh.com/

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