Microbiologist I in Saint Paul, MN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

Microbiologist Needed

Contract: 12 month (potential for extension)

Shift: 1st


* Responsible for logging in samples, laboratory cleaning/organization, media preparation and dishwashing.

• Performs routine tests in accordance with established procedures and documents the results electronically or on standard forms. When routine tests are performed in a non-standard way, the technician must follow the special instructions as written by senior lab staff.

• Assists in investigations related to test method issues or excursions.

• Reviews and approves data generated in the laboratory. Communicate test results to sample submitters.

• Participates in lab continuous improvement activities to drive lean culture and improve the overall quality function of the lab.

Education/Experience/Skills required for this position:

• BS Degree with 0-1 years of work experience in related discipline.

• Must be able to physically manipulate various devices and products in a controlled manner while performing disassembly actions. Some of these actions may require the testing Microbiologist to stand for extended periods of time while using tools to cut the test articles.

• Must be comfortable using standard computer software (Word editor, Email, etc.) and willing to learn non-standard computer software applications (LIMS, Document management systems, etc.)

Not required but preferred:

• Education that includes Microbiology or Chemistry related course work

• Experience performing Bioburden or Endotoxin testing

Please contact jskiba@apexlifesciences.com