1+ months

Associate Scientist

Kelly Services
St Louis, MO 63103
Kelly Science and Clinical is looking for an Associate Scientist for a client in St. Louis, MO

The Associate Scientist I, Microbiology is accountable for driving results in a fast-paced environment by accurately and efficiently performing sample analysis, monitoring microbial cultures and identifying microbiological contaminants and pathogens using a variety of identification methods.

Essential Functions

+ Maintains working knowledge of instrumentation, equipment and scientific methodologies necessary to perform assigned task.

+ Performs assigned tasks carefully and on schedule according to standard operating procedure and supervisors instructions.

+ Isolates and makes cultures of bacteria or other microorganisms in prescribed media, controlling moisture, aeration, temperature and nutrition.

+ Performs tests on water, test articles and the environment to detect harmful microorganisms and to obtain information on types and levels of microbial contamination.

+ Examines physiological, morphological and cultural characteristics, using microscope and other relevant equipment, to identify and classify microorganisms in test articles.

+ Studies impact of microorganisms on products and evaluate impact of microbial control strategies on microorganism survival.

+ Keeps proper documentation of work performed.

+ Maintains accurate records.

+ Participates in company training and maintain current status of certifications as applicable.

+ Maintains a safe, clean and organized work environment free from safety hazards.

+ Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other relevant company training requirements.

Education and Experience

+ Bachelor s degree Biology, Microbiology or related field with 3-5 years related working experience.

Functional Competencies

+ Knowledge of Chemistry and Biology plus course work in Microbiology.

+ Basic mathematical functions.

+ Familiarity with major classes of microorganisms.

+ Understanding of GMP regulations preferred.

+ General computer program operations, including Word, Excel, Outlook. Basic theory of microbiology test procedures.

Pay: $23-25 depending on experience

Shift: M-F normal business hours


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


Posted: 2022-08-24 Expires: 2022-09-26

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