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Associate Microbiologist II

Job Title
Associate Microbiologist II
Job ID
27734959
Location
Mainland,  PA
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Description
Associate Microbiologist II, Full-Time (2nd Shift)

Accupac is hiring for an Associate Microbiologist II to join our 2nd shift team at our Mainland, PA. location.

Basic Job Functions:

Responsible to perform routine microbiological testing of raw materials, bulks and finished products per customer supplied or compendia test methods.

Essential Functions of the Job:
  • Perform routine laboratory tasks based on current standard operating procedures.
  • Maintain neat and accurate documentation in logbooks, assay reports and protocols in acceptance with current GMP requirements.
  • Prepare and sterilize media.
  • Perform growth promotion and sterility testing of media prepared and purchased, including quantification and evaluation.
  • Perform swab sampling on sanitized equipment.
  • Perform viable environmental sampling of facilities.
  • Maintain inventory of lab supplies.
  • Safe handling of viable pathogenic bacteria strains including Gram staining and identification.
  • Understanding of proper aseptic technique and processes
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Train new personnel in customer and compendia test methods.
  • Interact as liaison with outside departments
  • Involvement in the Plant Hygiene Program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements of the Job:
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to effectively interact with co-workers
  • Possess thorough understanding of laboratory safety.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to use good judgment and common sense to  evaluate information
  • Able to understand basic computer skills and programs

Physical Requirements:
  • Lift or carry up to 40 pounds
  • Climb step stools and maintain balance
  • Color vision
  • Bending/stooping
  • Prolonged sitting or standing

Supervisory Responsibilities:  No

Travel:  None

Education and/or Experience:
  • Associate Microbiologist I: must have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a related science field preferred with coursework in Microbiology.
  • Associate Microbiologist II: must have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a related science field preferred with coursework in Microbiology. Minimum of 3 years of hands on experience in a Micro Lab.
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Required Skills

Minimum Requirements of the Job:
• Ability to multitask
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to effectively interact with co-workers
• Possess thorough understanding of laboratory safety.
• Fluency in written and spoken English.
• Ability to use good judgment and common sense to evaluate information
• Able to understand basic computer skills and programs

Physical Requirements:
• Lift or carry up to 40 pounds
• Climb step stools and maintain balance
• Color vision
• Bending/stooping
• Prolonged sitting or standing

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Travel: None

Education and/or Experience:
• Associate Microbiologist I: must have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a related science field preferred with coursework in Microbiology.
• Associate Microbiologist II: must have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a related science field preferred with coursework in Microbiology. Minimum of 3 years of hands on experience in a Micro Lab.

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