Job Overview:

The applicant is responsible for the testing of probiotic food samples using various microbiological analyses. They provide analytical support for the lab by ensuring that laboratory procedures are being performed within specified quality guidelines. This position serves as a technical liaison to key clients and provides ongoing technical support related to the method and process implementations. This position may spend the majority of the time or all of their time in probiotics department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Follow appropriate methods and SOPS when conducting sample preparation. Maintain quality control records.
  • Read, calculate, record data in the Laboratory Information Management System
  • Perform rapid test methods
  • Perform confirmation tests on suspect samples to identify the strain of bacteria.
  • Read, enter and evaluate process control samples
  • Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities.
  • Support root cause analysis investigations and suggest appropriate corrective actions.
  • 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.
  • Read, calculate and record analysis data to produce a report for the client. Correct any discrepancies that occur on the worksheet.
  • Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process.
  • Perform confirmation tests on suspect plates or tubes to identify the strain of bacteria.
  • Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities.

Your Mission:

  • Work as a member of a team to prepare food samples for testing
  • Carry out several procedures including reading test labels and preparing samples for analysis by recording, weighing and blending
  • Pipette sample solution into tubes or plates according to the analysis process being performed
  • Set up and sterilizing equipment needed for analysis of food samples
  • Work closely with other team members and with the support of a department supervisor
  • Perform other related tasks as needed

Education and Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of experience.
  • Must have a general knowledge of microbiology to accurately perform testing procedures and obtain the correct results.
  • Basic chemistry knowledge is needed to prepare the media to the specification of the sample.

Shift: 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday

About Aerotek:

We know that a company’s success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual’s success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek’s people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek’s 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-###-#### or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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Associated topics: alcohol test, lab, lab tech, lab technologist, laboratory support, laboratory tech, laboratory technologist, qa, qc, quality control

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