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Microbiologist

Kelly Services
Horsham, PA 19044
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a **Direct Hire** opportunity to work as a **Microbiologist Technician** in the food industry located in **Horsham, PA.**


**Shift: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm (eventually) 10hr days for now, will be paid for OT**


**Pay: $18.50/hr plus OT**


**Job Description:**

Performs all aspects of routine and non-routine microbiological testing of food and environmental samples.


**Essential Functions**

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Perform microbiological analysis of food and environmental samples using conventional plating techniques as well as PCR and ELISA instrumentation.

Identify microorganisms by microscopic examination of physiological and cultural characteristics.

Perform cultural confirmations for pathogens.

Ensure accurate and complete traceability and documentation of testing activities performed, including LIMS result entry.

Review result for accuracy and suitability prior to approval, initiating additional testing per client requests if required.

Identify, communicate and document non-conformities with samples, instrumentation and methodologies, assisting with troubleshooting as assigned.

When required, assist with method verification activities as directed by assigned staff.

Perform routine and non-routine instrument maintenance and routine troubleshooting.

Referring to LIMS, ensure client expectations for turnaround time are met, communicating with Lead Microbiologists and Supervisor on status or potential delays.

Review of controlled documents and procedures

For methods within area of responsibility, provide training for other laboratory staff.

Participate in quality system activities, including maintenance of test and training records.

Identify and assist with implementation of process improvements

Adhere to lab safety procedures and reporting standards.

Follow written Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.

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

General Responsibilities

Supports and complies with all Company policies, Quality Systems and Health & Safety programs

Keeps work area clean, neat and organized

Maintains training records and relevant qualifications

Competencies

Communication Proficiency.

Computer and MS Office Suite Navigational Skills.

Problem solving, troubleshooting

Process improvement


**Physical Demands**

This role is not static and routinely involves standing or walking for up to half of the work shift. Periodic lifting of up to 10 pounds and infrequent lifting of up to 25 pounds will be required.


**Required Education and Experience**

Bachelors Degree in Sciences, preferably Microbiology, plus 2 years in laboratory experience (or equivalent combination)

Ability to distinguish colors as required for Microbiological testing.

Demonstrated ability to work with a team.

Positive outlook with the ability to adapt to a changing environment


**APPLY NOW FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION!!**


**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: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-09-27

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