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Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
East Hanover, NJ 07936
Kelly Services is seeking a **Microbiology Lab Technician** in **East Hanover, NJ** to support the Food Safety and Microbiology Lab with design and execution of microbiological experimentation, providing data interpretation, and caring for all associated documentation.





This position comes with enhanced benefits including paid vacation, paid sick time and paid holiday.





**JOB DUTIES**




+ Upkeep media, equipment, methods

+ Culture collection maintenance including molds

+ Lab certifications (AOAC)

+ Quarterly verification of reagents and media

+ Quarterly renewal all wet cultures: these are shared globally

+ Maintain/certificate VIDAS equipment

+ Maintain/certificate Qualicon Riboprinter equipment

+ Equipment maintenance: incubators, pH meter, Aw meter, microscopes, hoods, autoclave, plater, stomacher, submerged coil apparatus

+ Support Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) coordination of 3rd party sample testing for all R&D teams (gum, candy, chocolate, biscuit)

+ Coordination of quarterly Food Service product testing/documentation

+ Consult with FS and R&D teams on laboratory services/capabilities

+ Data analysis

+ Generate reports

+ Present data to Food Safety Group





**QUALIFICATIONS**




+ Bachelor's Degree in Science/Microbiology/Biology minimum

+ Master's Degree in Science/Microbiology/Biology is preferred

+ Must have 1-3 years of experience in lab tech work, preferably in microbiology

+ The individual must be able to operate and maintain laboratory instruments and autoclave, monitor experiments, make observations, keep accurate records and results, and generate conclusions

+ Individual should be familiar with basic scientific principles and have laboratory experience conducting serial dilutions, media preparation, inoculation, and working with food pathogens

+ Individual must be able to follow written direction and maintain a laboratory notebook, and have good communication skills and be computer literate

+ GMP, GLP, FDA, RCRA, and OSHA knowledge may be required

+ We are looking for a candidate with critical thinking who can work independently, design experiments, interpret results, and write reports

+ Ability to multitask will be working across multiple projects concurrently

+ Ability to work cross-functionally and ask detailed questions and with several people

+ Demonstrated attention-to-detail, problem solving, and the ability to multi-task

+ Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time

+ Must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate in English

+ Must have basic computer knowledge








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




The Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG ) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services workforce solutions.


Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.


The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs.


**AboutKelly Services** ****




As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with 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 is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2019-07-31 Expires: 2019-08-31

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