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Microbiology Technician

Kelly Services
Salida, CA 95368
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**Kelly Services is actively recruiting for a Direct Hire opportunity in Salida, CA for a** **Microbiology Technician** **.**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Microbiology Tech to prepare samples for processing and maintains documentation of process to facilitate analysis procedures.

SCHEDULE: Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday 1PM 9:30PM


+ Read plates and tubes, as required, to determine the number of organisms in the sample

+ Record findings on worksheet for verification

+ Write identification onto plates so that client and sample number can be tracked

+ Pipette sample solution into tubes or plates according to the analysis process being performed

+ Pour the agar into plates or tubes to begin the growth process

+ Prepare sample for analysis by recording, weighing, and blending

+ Collect plates and place them in the incubator for the specified amount of time and temperature

+ Prepare media and broth for use in pathogen testing as required

+ Sterilize materials needed for analysis. Autoclave plates before discarding

+ Perform food poisoning, pH and other analysis tests on sample when requested by the client

+ Ensure that media and materials are prepared for the next testing sequence

+ Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities

+ Set up equipment and materials needed for analysis

+ Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process

+ Perform necessary housekeeping duties in a timely manner, keeping the work areas and equipment clean and sanitized

+ Must participate in cleaning schedule and maintain retain samples as required

+ Adhere to all safety policies

+ Responsibility to support laboratory management in the implementation maintenance, and improvement of the management system

+ Perform other related tasks as needed


Profile (required education/qualifications and professional background): Associates degree or equivalent work experience and 1+ year relevant work; or, Bachelors degree required. The incumbent must have a basic knowledge of microbiology to accurately perform testing procedures

and obtain accurate results. A basic knowledge of personal computers is useful to accurately enter testing data and results. A basic knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and policies is necessary to ensure a safe working environment. Planning skills are useful to maintain supplies of analysis materials and ensure analysis is completed within specified time.

Required skills: Analytical skills are essential to complete analysis procedures and determine the concentration of the microorganism. A general knowledge of the Laboratory Information

Management System is required to process client data. Physical dexterity is required for manipulating samples.

Management (Size and characteristics of the team(s)): .

Work Environment: The incumbent works in a laboratory setting with proper lighting and temperature control. Occasional exposure to laboratory fumes, chemicals, and materials will occur when in the laboratory. Safety equipment of gloves, laboratory coat and eyeglasses may need to be worn depending on the testing process. The incumbent may use the autoclave daily to complete the analysis process. Continuous lifting of analysis materials weighing up to 50 pounds are necessary to transport media materials. The incumbent can expect extended time spent in a standing position. The incumbent should be able to detect slight variation in shades of colors.



**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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. (

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Posted: 2022-07-18 Expires: 2022-08-18

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