Microbiologist I in Springfield, MO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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Microbiologist I in Springfield, MO Needed! 

We are in search for a Microbiologist I with at least 3 years of experience in a food-tesitng facility! If you have a Bachelor's Degree in either Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology or Cell Biology, please reach out! 

Job Description: 

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Ribotyping, Serotyping, Bacterial Identifications and custom methods.  A thorough understanding of background theory, ability to complete testing, and ability to evaluate results.  Understands the effects of protocol deviations on results.
  • Supports the Quality System
  • Improves and develops Quality Policy in Subject Matter Expert (SME) areas as needed.
  • Understands and participates in Continuous Improvement and its impact on accreditation.  Welcomes and adapts to changes in policies and procedures.
  • Focuses on reading and interpretation and rapid testing platforms. Is able to troubleshoot issues and offer suggestions.
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for the success of SMEs by providing suggestions for improvements and discussing the implementation of new policy with the Microbiology Supervisor or designee. 
  • Work with Director or designee to develop business acumen by reviewing and discussing financials related to (but not limited to) process improvements, sample volume, material costs, labor, etc.
  • Present updates on SME to the Microbiology Department during routine meetings as needed.
  • Assists Lab Leads with QA/QC duties.

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.


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