Microbiology Lab Technician I

Job#: 2029127

Job Description:


Microbiology Lab Technician I
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Growing personal care product company is expanding their Microbiology team!  This position will include micro testing in a high-volume working environment for stability testing and quality assurance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES/FUNCTIONS:

  • Handwrite receipt of incoming samples in appropriate laboratory log book, Microbiological Raw Data Sheet.
  • Perform microbiology analysis on finished products, raw ingredients and in-process materials (i.e., aerobic plate count, yeast/mold count, lactic acid bacteria count, presence/absence of pathogenic bacteria) to ensure conformance with required specification following defined cultural techniques and procedures.
  • Conduct routine sampling and testing to monitor microbiological quality and safety of the purified water system.
  • Assist in determining microbial content and identify microorganisms from finish products, raw materials, purified water samples, surface swabs, air quality check samples.
  • Dispose of all microbiological contaminant in biohazard bag, sterilize and discard in proper waste basket.
  • Perform weekly, monthly, bi-annually Microbiology Lab cleaning.
  • Update microbiology lab testing database weekly.
  • Operate and use sterilizer, pipetting device, and microscope. 
  • Use company-approved personal protective equipment (PPE) as required for various tasks.
  • Work in a safe manner at all times, complying with safety, health, environmental, food and drug regulations and company policies.
  • Work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Fill in for Microbiology Lab Lead and Microbiologist II when needed.
  • Clean testing surfaces.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:
  • Understanding of microbiological testing procedures.
  • Completion of basic microbiology courses.
  • Familiar with Safety Data Sheet (SDS).
  • Good visual observation skills.
  • Familiar with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Able to follow Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Ability to work in a team environment. 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology or related field required.
  • Completion of basic microbiology course(s) required along with knowledge of sterile technique.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Employee Type:
Contract

Location:
Dallas, TX, US

Job Type:

Date Posted:
May 13, 2024