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Microbiologist in Trumbull, CT at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Trumbull, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/6/2018
  • Job ID:
    883732

Job Description


Apex Life Sciences is looking for Microbiologist for one of our clients

Responsibilities

  • Employs aseptic technique and accepted microbiological practices to prevent microbiological contamination of surfaces, equipment, and personnel.
  • Operates laboratory equipment and calibrates equipment where applicable.
  • Assists in evaluation of, or development of alternative test methods.
  • Conducts/supervises special projects, when required or requested.
  • Prepares culture media and solutions used, when required.
  • Conducts analytical assays through High Performance Liquid Chromatography, when required.
  • Maintains culture collection as required.
  • Maintains open communication with sales personnel and customers, when required.
  • Ensures that all technical inquiries are dealt with in the most professional, efficient and effective manner within the time scale required.
  • Prioritizes and executes assigned duties, and keeps the Manager informed on status of all work assignments.
  • Records and maintains accurate test results and enters them into computer database. 
  • Writes & submits laboratory reports to Manager for approval, and to Sales / Technical personnel once approved.
  • May be designated to deputize (or assist) Manager, when assigned or required.
  • Maintains high standards of lab safety and health within the requirements of OSHA and other relevant codes of practice and conducts laboratory safety inspections as required.
  • Shares in responsibility with for the general cleanliness and tidiness of the laboratories.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Biology with emphasis in Microbiology
  • Knowledge of basic microbiological techniques
  • Practical experience in microbiology laboratory (preferably greater than 5 years)
  • Working knowledge of basic laboratory instruments
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Proficient communication and computer skills

If you are interested in the position please email your resume to mmoncrieffe@apexlifesciences.com for immediate consideration

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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