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Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
**Kelly Science has an Immediate opening for a Microbiology Laboratory Technician for our growing client near Mt. Prospect, IL**

**Salary: $35,000**

**2:00pm - 10:30pm**

Performs routine microbiological testing of food and environmental samples for under aseptic

conditions for qualitative and quantitative parameters, focusing on sample preparation and plating


Essential Functions

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

essential functions.

Perform sample set up, dilutions and plating activities on food and environmental samples

following aseptic techniques and standard operating procedures.

Perform equipment monitoring and verification on basic laboratory items such as balances,

fridges, incubators, pipettes, etc.

Identify, communicate and document non-conformities related to daily activities.

Support routine laboratory operations through tasks such as sample archiving, media

preparation, cleaning and waste disposal.

Ensure accurate and complete traceability and documentation of testing activities performed.

Ensure samples are processed efficiently to meet client expectations for turnaround time.

Support assigned staff with investigations and implementation of corrective actions performing

activities as directed.

Identify and assist with implementation of process improvements

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

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

Provides general lab support



Communication Proficiency.

Computer and MS Office Suite Navigational Skills.

Basic math skills (calculator).


Attention to Detail.




Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a laboratory environment.

Physical Demands

This role is not static and routinely involves standing or walking for the majority of the work shift.

Periodic lifting of up to 10 pounds and infrequent lifting of up to 25 pounds will be required.

Position Type

This is an hourly non-exempt position eligible for overtime after 40 hours in a work week.

Work Relationships

Internal: Lab Assistants and Analysts, Supervisors and Managers daily, with periodic

communication with data entry staff and Customer Service.

External: none


No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

Minimum Associates Degree in Sciences or at least 2 years working in a commercial lab


Demonstrated ability to work with a team.

Positive outlook with the ability to adapt to a changing environment

**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: 2021-10-11 Expires: 2021-11-11

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