General summary

We’re seeking a highly-driven, dynamic, motivated Microbiology Technician to join our dynamic team. As a Microbiology Technician you’ll be responsible for performing all phases of Microbiological testing for Quality Control and Research and Development. The position reports into the Microbiology Manager and entails great challenges and career development.

Description of Essential Functions

  • Performing all phases of Microbiological testing:
    • Aerobic plate counts on products, bulks and raw materials.
    • Enrichment procedure.
    • Preservative efficacy testing (PET).
    • Environmental testing:
      • Monthly air plates
      • Weekly Water testing.
    • Auditing of proper cleaning and sanitation of equipment.
  • Able to prepare all media necessary for testing
  • Proper documentation of all test samples.
  • Monitoring and recording of equipment temperatures.
  • Proper operation and maintenance of the autoclave.
  • Maintain all records.
  • Manage laboratory supplies.
  • Conduct any other tasks as assigned by manager.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required- preferably in the physical sciences.
  • Biology and/or microbiology course work preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once and prioritize appropriately.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be able to communicate problems as they arise and feel comfortable working with all departments
  • Must be PC literate and must be proficient in using MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to handle stress in a fast paced environment while work efficiently under tight timelines and achieving desired results.
  • Strong, Consistent and reliable attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • This position is required to work at least 2 Saturdays each month.

To Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our company does not accept unsolicited CVs or applications from agencies. We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs or applications and explicitly reserve its right to contact candidates presented in such unsolicited CV or application.

Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Vee Pak complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.