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Lead Food Microbiologist - Incredible Direct Hire Opportunity!

Kelly Services
Horsham, PA 19044
**Microbiologist (Food)**


Horsham, PA


Direct-Hire Opportunity


Tuesday-Saturday, 11AM-8PM (some flex and OT available)


**Kelly Science & Clinical is interviewing and hiring Immediately for a Microbiologist within the food industry!** This is a direct-hire opportunity with a rapidly growing leader in food safety/quality offering competitive growth and benefits. This position is responsible for the coordination of lab staff in daily workflow organization and sample troubleshooting in addition to routine and non-routine sample analysis. Additionally, this position monitors lab operations such that quality and behavioral procedures are being followed, supporting management in general operational oversight. Due to internal equity restrictions, this role is best suited for someone with 1-5 years of experience.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Plan and adjust daily laboratory workflow to meet the needs of sample volumes, client needs, and available staff.

+ Review and authorize test results, ensuring accuracy and traceability/documentation of activities performed.

+ Relay operational updates to management, communicating any customer impacts to Customer Service as appropriate.

+ Maintain technical proficiency and perform routine and non-routine microbiology analyses as required, including result interpretation.

+ Troubleshoot operation of equipment, assisting in maintenance as required.

+ Document and respond to QC failures, nonconformities & deviations and client out of specification results.

+ Participate in investigating non-conformances and development of corrective actions, working to implement required corrective actions at the bench level.

+ Perform and document training activities for department staff on all laboratory duties performed including safety procedures, general bench skills, method specific proficiencies and associated data system tasks.

+ Supports quality of lab operations by ensuring employees are following documented procedures and the team works to reduce non-conformances.

+ Participate in review and revision of applicable Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.

+ Identify and assist with implementation of process improvements within the Microbiology Department.

+ Other duties may be assigned to assist with the operations of the lab.


**Qualifications:**


+ Bachelors degree, preferably in Microbiology, or Associates degree with equivalent work experience.

+ at least 1 year of working in a commercial lab environment with various food samples and methodologies.

+ Ability to distinguish colors as required for Microbiology testing.

+ Demonstrated ability to work with a team.

+ Positive outlook with the ability to adapt to a changing environment.


Please note that resumes from third parties will not be accepted. All candidates must be presently authorized to work for any employer in the US.


Apply today for immediate consideration or send your resume directly to


**Marina.Hart@kellyscientific.com**


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12

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