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Microbiology Analyst II

Kelly Services

Warrendale, PA
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Job Title Microbiology Analyst II

Jobid US51FPAG_BH1433068

Location: Warrendale, PA, 15086, USA

Description **Microbiology Analyst II**

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

We are currently seeking a Senior Food Microbiologist for a commercial testing laboratory located in Warrendale, PA. Our Microbiologists work in fast paced, deadline driven environments, preparing media and samples, and conducting a wide range of analytical tests that provide our clients with vital information on product quality, composition, and safety. While we work quickly to meet client turnaround times and deadlines, our teams are centrally focused on quality and producing sound, reliable data that our clients use to make important decisions. If you're looking for a meaningful career in food testing and thrive knowing what you do carries a significant amount of importance, look no further.


Under the supervision of the Department Supervisor, Analysts, working in an accredited commercial laboratory, conduct chemical analyses to determine composition, reactions, and chemical and/or physical properties of a variety of sample types.


+ Following established SOPs, Analysts collect information about the composition of substances/samples to support the analytical testing needs of our clients for such purposes as quantitative analysis, product development, and improvement of analytical methodologies
+ Accurately and efficiently set up and process samples while meeting quality standards and turnaround time expectations
+ Senior Analysts/Microbiologist have a key role in staff training and lead training efforts for junior technicians and analysts.

+ Train staff in all areas related to sample preparation and testing
+ Use advanced knowledge of food microbiology to develop new testing methods and processes
+ Media preparation / sterilization
+ Perform equipment and instrumentation set up, maintenance and verification
+ Maintain storage of samples in accordance with established SOPs
+ Prepare and analyze samples
+ Accurately record observations and data and interpret results
+ Monitor and address sample backlog issues
+ Maintain accurate, up to date logs, notebooks and equipment records
+ Perform necessary laboratory administrative functions such as filing paperwork, photocopying, reviewing of data, and entering data into computerized LIMS
+ Comply with and promote Personnel, Safety, and Quality Program
**Required Skills:**

+ Knowledge of principles, terminology, practices, and instrumentation commonly used in a laboratory setting
+ Familiarity with Food Microbiology testing methods and techniques
+ Ability to interpret data and prepare reports
+ Ability to effectively prioritize work and manage time in order to meet deadlines and rush orders
+ Computer literacy
+ Ability to work with delicate laboratory equipment
+ Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats.
**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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