1+ months

Microbiology Associate, Food, Buena Park, CA

Kelly Services
Buena Park, CA 90624
**Microbiology Associate, Food, Buena Park, CA**

We have an immediate opportunity for a Microbiology Laboratory Technician who is committed to achieving the highest level of food safety and quality through efficient and accurate food microbiology preparation and analysis. This key role will work with a group of analysts and technicians to ensure quality data, timely results, and compliance to ISO 17025 and FDA standards. Ideal candidate will be capable of working flexible or long hours due to special projects. If you wish to develop in a dynamic environment focused on the future, apply today!

**Schedule/Shift:** 1st shift, Sun.-Thurs. OR Tue.-Sat., 1:30pm-9:00pm. Should be open to working at least one weekend day.

**Pay:** $15-16/hr (depending on experience)

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Aseptically performs sampling, plating, and testing of product daily assigned by Management such as; E.coli 0157 and 24 hour Salmonella testing.

+ Prepare, review, and report results of microbiological analyses.

+ Proactively maintain and document records in accordance with established procedures.

+ Ensure sample turnaround time goals as well as other key performance indicators are met or exceeded; this includes, but not limited to sample preparation for sample analysis, data review and reduction, and providing data interpretations and opinion.

+ Quantitative and qualitative analysis of food and timely reporting of test results.

+ Identify and communicate results that require further investigation or discussion with Department Manager/Supervisor.

+ Assist in maintaining quality system records to comply with all accrediting agencies; including documentation of temperatures and maintenance of equipment/instruments.

+ Learn new techniques and technologies as appropriate.

+ Works effectively with other departments.

**Job Requirements:**

+ Bachelor's (BS) degree required preferably in Biology / Microbiology or related sciences.

+ Must be able to work the late shift, weekends, and overtime as required.

+ Experience with aseptic technique, food microbiology, or other culture-based microbiology lab experience is desirable.

+ Strong relevant qualitative and quantitative skills.

+ Excellent attention to detail, high-level organizational skills, and the ability to multitask.

+ Must possess strong communication skills (verbal/written) to document test results and exchange test information with supervisors and other departments.

+ Strong manual dexterity and ability to distinguish colors.

+ Excellent computer skills required; knowledge of LabWare LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) desirable.

**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions?** **Call Grace at 714-971-0721 or Email at**

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

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

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

**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. 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. at
Posted: 2019-12-16 Expires: 2020-02-15

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