Microbiology Lab Tech in Culver City, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for a Microbiology Lab Technician to work in an established personal care company!


  • Increase productivity and improve the quality of production by reducing batch contamination and down time and product loss in the operation process. 


  • Maintain master Environmental Monitoring Program schedule
  • Conduct swab samples within the plant environment using proper micro swab sampling techniques based on pre-determined schedule
  • Collate samples, record pertinent information in an electronic log
  • Prepare and ship samples to third party laboratory on a daily basis
  • Track, log and communicate results received from laboratory
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment by maintaining aseptic methods and protocols; following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations. 
  • Prepares cultures by obtaining in-process and finished product samples. 
  • Documents and reports quality results by completing reports and logs; communicating results and required adjustments to manufacturing. 
  • Accomplishes quality and organization mission by completing related results as needed. 
  • Performing quality control and quality assurance procedures including, but not limited to routine equipment maintenance and calibration, and documentation of quality control and quality assurance activities as needed.
  • Ensuring that reagents, supplies and equipment are adequately maintained. 
  • Other Duties and responsibilities as assigned by management. 


  • Bachelors in Microbiology 
  • 2-4 years of experience in personal care products testing, preferably with some “natural” experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with internal clients 
  • Ability to work in a team environment, prioritize and multi task. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong computer experience. 
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision 
  • Must be detail oriented and willing to learn new procedures 
  • Able to work any shift, and overtime as required 
  • Basic computer skills. Prior experience working in Word, Excel, Outlook, etc 

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.