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Senior Microbial Analyst

Kelly Services
Olathe, KS 66063
**Senior Microbial Analyst**

Kelly Science & Clinical is partnering with a a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services (TIC) for a long-term engagement or Direct Hire in Olathe, Kansas as a Senior Microbial Analyst.

A Senior Microbial Analyst Performs advanced sample preparation and sample analysis with quality control techniques. Manages prioritization of samples in a fast-paced environment with daily turnaround, able to resolve analytical and process problems. Must be adaptable, willing teambuild and train team members, willing to take feedback. Great opportunity for advancement and overtime hours.


Performs sample preparation and procedures prior to analyses.

Performs basic to complex sample testing and analysis.

Provides general and advanced lab support.

Records results in log books, FCDs, and LIMS.

Assists with method and data validation.

Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions (WIs) when conducting any laboratory work or procedure.

Ensures a high level of accuracy in sample prep and analysis.

Employs proper laboratory techniques to minimize risk of mislabeling, sample mix-up and cross contamination between samples and other materials.

Prioritizes daily workload based on sample and client requirement for self and junior staff.

Provides manager updates on statuses and notification of delays.

Understands analysis procedures enough to help cross-train others and problem solve issues.

Maintains training records and relevant qualifications.

Meets quality and TAT specifications required by the client and ensure samples are analyzed within holding time requirements.

Participates in developing SOPs and WIs.

Ensures instruments are properly maintained and assesses new instruments.

Participates, when requested in internal and external audits.

Provides training, mentoring, and technical expertise to junior staff.

Assumes a leadership role in planning and implementation of enhancements to the lab and coordinates laboratory projects.

Attends onsite client meetings and meetings with vendors as requested.


B. Sc. Preferred, and 3-5 yrs experience in related areas of testing. Pay $20+ DOE.

Positive outlook with an ability to work under pressure to meet changing deadlines and shifting priorities.

Good time-management, communication, multi-tasking, and priority setting skills.

Works both independently and as part of a team.

Detail orientated and record keeping skills.

Adapts to a changing environment. Learns quickly.

Good team-building, training, and coaching skills.

Excellent computer skills. LIMS experience preferred.

**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. (
Posted: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-02

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