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Microbiology Lab Technician

Kelly Services

Pleasanton, CA
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Job Title Microbiology Lab Technician

Jobid US24R4LR_BH1428382

Location: Pleasanton, CA, 94588, USA

Description **_Microbiology Technician, Pleasanton, CA_**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a **Microbiology Technician** for one of our top clients in Pleasanton, CA.

**Projected Duration** : 02-Apr-2018 - 28-Sep-2018

**Type** : Temp to Hire

**Pay Rate** : Up to $20/hr

**Responsibilities** :

1. Execute a variety of simple to complex microbiological laboratory experiments in collaboration with other technicians and scientists to support numerous Client’s business units
2. Collaborate with scientists to collect, evaluate, and present data to inform teams to enable project decisions.
3. Pursue constant improvement and innovation of techniques to drive efficiency and enhanced capabilities within the microbiology laboratory
4. Manage the microbiology laboratory in collaboration with other technicians through laboratory upkeep, maintenance, and ordering all equipment and supplies
5. Grow professionally through learning new laboratory techniques, gradually developing expertise in specific areas related to Client’s businesses and products
**Job Requirements:**

+ Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or related science discipline with relevant microbiology experience
+ 1+ years of microbiology laboratory experience beyond a Bachelor’s degree in microbiology, biology, biochemistry, or related fields. Preference for experience in an industrial microbiology or related laboratory environment, such as working in Biosafety Level-2 (BSL-2) rated spaces.
+ Experienced with the standard tools and methods of microbiology, such as pipetting, plating, identification, media preparation, including working in anaerobic environments
+ Strong focus and attention to detail, with the ability to prioritize accuracy while following best practices in a fast-paced industrial laboratory environment
+ Ability to build effective relationships and collaborate with team members across various levels of technical expertise, from technicians through advanced scientists
+ Coordinate testing schedules, balancing effective use of multitasking and single experiment focus with an emphasis on generation of valid, accurate, and precise results
+ Problem solving and trouble-shooting skills to work with scientists to identify and execute appropriate experimental rigor to generate accurate data
+ Strong team player, with a collaborative, helpful mindset to enable microbiology group to work together to win
+ Ability to work independently/with minimal supervision to execute detailed tasks, operations, procedures, and experiments while maintaining a safe, effective microbiology laboratory
+ Familiarity with spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel, Minitab experience a plus), including data entry, interpretation, graphing, and presenting results effectively through technical reports
**If you are interested in the position, please apply to this posting with an updated resume. Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you.**

**Lauren Rogers, Kelly Services Scientific Recruiter**

**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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