Lab technician 1st in Fredericksburg, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    871595

Job Description


Seeking lab technicians with 1-2 yrs or 5+ yrs experience near Lebanon, PA!

Job Summary:

The Laboratory Technician will provide support to a Quality Assurance department by performing microbiological, chemical, and sensory analysis on environmental and product samples. This position will be responsible for adhering to Good Laboratory Practices and maintaining the supplies and equipment for the laboratory.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and test environmental and product samples for microbiological analysis, including, but not limited to: Salmonella, Campylobacter, Staphylococcus aureus, APC, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, Yeast and Mold.  
  • Prepare and test product samples for chemical analysis, including, but not limited to: pH, moisture, and fat.
  • Perform shelf life testing of finished products through microbiological analysis, chemical testing, and sensory evaluations.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain laboratory SOPs and work instructions for all job duties.
  • Document and report test results to appropriate team members.
  • Perform and maintain calibration of laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain inventory of all laboratory supplies.
  • Ensure quality and integrity of test results by adhering to Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).
  • Maintain laboratory and equipment under sanitary conditions.
  • Provide support to the Quality Assurance department by participating in projects, internal and external audits, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or related field AND 1 year experience in a microbiology laboratory; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in aseptic techniques and a working knowledge of laboratory testing methodology and equipment (pipettors, incubators, stomachers, pH meters, etc.)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong verbal and written communication, time management, and precision skills.

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 employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.