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Microbiology Technician – Food, Phoenix, AZ

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Location: Phoenix AZ

Company Name: Kelly Services

Occupational Category: 13-1111.00,Management Analysts

Date Posted: 2020-02-10

Valid Through: 2020-03-11

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


Microbiology Technician - Food, Phoenix, AZ

Position Summary: The function of this job is to prepare samples for analytical and microbiological testing of food products, ingredients, and environmentals. The position is responsibility for application of approved microbiological techniques and methodologies used in analytical testing.

Shift/Scheudle: Monday - Friday 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm, must be flexible to work weekends

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Apply aseptic / microbiological techniques in daily workload.
• Independently pursue an assigned series of processes, procedures or techniques in accordance with company Methods Manual, Quality Manual, Chemical Hygiene Plan, Safety Manual and approved laboratory procedures.
• Accurately perform and read test results and notify Laboratory Manager of deviations.
• Perform all activities in a neat, safe, hygienic, and efficient manner.
• Inventory and report expendable supplies/materials needed for testing requirements.
• Provide routine preventive maintenance by daily cleaning, sanitizing, and trash disposal; and equipment quality control.
• Prepare and analyze samples for indicator organisms, pathogens, and chemistries according to acceptable methods.
• Maintain laboratory condition, to include equipment, supplies, quality assurance programs, and accurate records throughout all procedures.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Microbiology preferred.
• Working knowledge of aseptic sampling technique, automated lab equipment, and acceptable methods and procedures.
• Broad knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of a food testing laboratory.

Physical Demands:
• Regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use hands and arms, talk and hear
• Lift up to 25 pounds
• Color vision and depth perception

For immediate consideration, apply today!

Questions? Call Elijah at 602.548.1774 or Email at

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