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Entry Level Laboratory Assistant

Kelly Services

Warrendale, PA
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Job Title Entry Level Laboratory Assistant

Jobid US51FPAG_BH1433066

Location: Warrendale, PA, 15086, USA

Description **Microbiology Analyst I**

Exciting opportunity with a premier laboratory testing firm that partners with clients worldwide, offering laboratory solutions to the life science, food and environmental industries.

**Essential Function:**
Under the general supervision of the Department Supervisor, Analysts work in an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory to ensure customer satisfaction through accurately and efficiently performing sample analysis, monitoring microbial cultures and identifying microbiological contaminants and pathogens using a variety of identification methods.

**Primary Responsibilities:**
• Media preparation/sterilization Utilizing aseptic technique during sample preparation
• General Laboratory Support including sample preparation, general lab cleaning, etc.
• Performing serial dilutions and enumerating various target microorganisms according to standard operating procedures
• Microbiological culture maintenance activities
• Reading Petri film and pour plates for various microbiological analyses
• Accurately documenting, recording and reviewing data using a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
• Maintenance and daily verification of laboratory instrumentation

**Required Skills:**

• Strong communication skills are required
• Ability to accurately follow written and verbal instruction is required
• Ability to work well under pressure, in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining a positive and enthusiastic attitude is a must
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment is required
• Position requires standing for extended periods of time

**Required Experience:**

• Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Biology or a related discipline is required
• Prior laboratory experience is required
• Experience in aseptic technique is required

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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