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Laboratory Technician

Company: Matrix Sciences
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking to progress in your career with a fast-growing food safety company? Are you a hardworking, collaborative team member ready to hit the ground running and get the job done? Then we are looking for you!--
What we do:--Matrix Sciences International Inc. provides a uniquely comprehensive scope of laboratory, advisory, research, data management, and agricultural services that support our customers' confidence in bringing safe, quality food to market.--
Why it matters:--This work allows clients to identify potential contamination before it impacts their products and helps them feel confident that their products meet their quality standards and are safe for consumption in the market.--
Role summary:--The Microbiology Technician performs routine microbiological testing of food and environmental samples for under aseptic conditions for qualitative and quantitative parameters, focusing on sample preparation and plating responsibilities.--
What you'll do:

  • Perform sample set up, dilutions and plating activities on food and environmental samples following aseptic techniques and standard operating procedures.--
  • Perform equipment monitoring and verification on basic laboratory items such as balances, fridges, incubators, pipettes, etc.--
  • Identify, communicate and document non-conformities related to daily activities.--
  • Support routine laboratory operations through tasks such as sample archiving, media preparation, cleaning and waste disposal.--
  • Ensure accurate and complete traceability and documentation of testing activities performed.--
  • Ensure samples are processed efficiently to meet client expectations for turnaround time.--
  • Support assigned staff with investigations and implementation of corrective actions performing activities as directed.--
  • Identify and assist with implementation of process improvements.
  • For responsibilities within area of responsibility, provide training for other laboratory staff.--
  • Adhere to lab safety procedures and reporting standards.--
  • Follow written Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.--
  • Other duties may be assigned to assist with the operations of the lab.--
  • There are two schedules for this role: Monday through Friday from 2pm-10:30pm and Tuesday through Saturday from 2pm---10:30pm.
  • The candidate for this role will be able to work flexible hours and willing to work overtime.
    What you have:--
    • Minimum Associates Degree in Sciences or at least two (2) years working in a commercial lab environment.--
    • Demonstrated ability to work with a team.--
    • Positive outlook with the ability to adapt to a changing environment.
      What we offer:--
      • Medical--
      • Dental--
      • Vision--
      • 401(k)--
      • Life Insurance--
      • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
      • Accident & Critical Illness
      • Paid Time-Off--
      • Tuition Reimbursement--
        • Mount Prospect, IL
          EEO Statement--Matrix Sciences International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Matrix Sciences is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity for all applicants and employees. We treat all employees and applicants in conformance with both the spirit and letter of federal, state, and local employment discrimination laws, regulations, and Executive Orders. The Company makes all employment decisions without regard to a person's race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, uniform services membership status or any other characteristic protected by law. Discrimination, retaliation or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with how we do business and will not be tolerated.--

Keywords: Matrix Sciences, Mount Prospect , Laboratory Technician, Healthcare , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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