1+ months

Microbiologist - Food Science Laboratory

Kelly Services
Portland, OR 97240

Kelly Scientific is in search of an **experienced Microbiologist** to join the team of a **Portland-based food-testing laboratory** that offers solutions to the food manufacturing industry. This team provides analytical testing and laboratory services that help clients understand the quality, safety and performance of their products, operations, and environment.

Ideal candidates must be able to work at a fast pace and be committed to accuracy, enjoy multi-tasking and producing quality results, must be self-starters and able to work independently, and are energized by contributing as a part of a small team


+ Logs in and prepares samples for analysis.

+ Analyzes samples per ISO/IEC 17025:2017 specifications, customer requests, and/or laboratory SOPs.

+ Reads and logs in final results, reviews results, and submits them to administration for formal report writing.

+ Answers questions per customers and explains results.

+ Performs laboratory QA/QC checks, including but not limited to instrument and test calibration, instrument calibration, positive and negative controls, sterility checks, balance checks, etc., and documents results.

+ Provides guidance to laboratory technicians with regard to laboratory support tasks, including but not limited to, media prep, dishwashing, cleaning, sample prep, sample storage, etc.

+ Documents and files QA protocols, plans, programs, and SOPs, and chooses appropriate SOP for analysis.

+ Generates final laboratory reports and sends them to clients as soon as they are complete.

+ Supervises lab technicians and assistants as appropriate, when working alongside and/or in absence of Sr. Microbiologist and/or Lab Coordinator. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies.


+ Bachelor's degree

+ Possesses 5 years of relevant microbiology experience


+ Job Type: Temp-to-Hire

+ Location: Tigard, OR

+ Pay Rate: dependent on experience

Qualified candidates apply today!

**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** **** **?**

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. (


Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-08-20

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