Req #: JR - 005963
Location: Bloomington, IN US
Job Category: Quality
Date Posted: 8/19/2019 4:49:40 PM
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The Microbiology Technician is an entry-level position in the Microbiology lab. This position works independently to perform routine sampling and process samples in support of the Microbiology department. This position reports to a Microbiology Supervisor.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned):
Samples controlled environments and critical utilities per the sampling Master Plan utilizing aseptic technique.
Documents and processes samples in a Laboratory environment.
Accurately distinguishes and counts microbial recoveries (mold and bacteria)
Enters data into Laboratory Information Management System.
Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company standard operating procedures (SOP's) and worldwide regulatory requirements
May be responsible for critical systems testing, microorganism identification, and environmental monitoring duties depending on lab assignment.
May be required to write non-conformance reports.
High school diploma or GED.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability to use enterprise software (examples include: JDE, BPLM, Pilgrim, Trackwise, LIMS etc.)
One year work experience in a regulated environment preferred.
Physical / Safety Requirements
Must be able to gown qualify for Grade A/B area.
The position may require extended periods of standing, squatting, and bending.
Must be able to wear applicable Personal Protective Equipment.
Position may require handling laboratory chemicals.
Duties may require overtime work, including nights, holidays, and weekends
Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office and laboratory equipment is required
Must be able to lift 25 lbs
Must be able to qualify for 20/25 corrected vision and pass color blindness test.
Must be able to squat and maneuver under equipment while carrying materials.
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