SGS North America
Microbiologist (North Sioux City, SD)
At a glance
Location: US-SD-North Sioux City Map
Posted: 11/25/2019
Closing: 12/24/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
SGS North America
Job description

  • Utilize aseptic technique during sample preparation and microbiological/chemical analyses
  • Prepare test solution and reagents
  • Proper labeling, handling, storage, use, and disposal of solutions, biohazard and hazardous waste, and microbiological cultures
  • Perform serial dilutions and enumerate target microorganisms according to standard operating procedures
  • Detection of pathogens that may cause foodborne illness using DNA and Protein-based methods
  • Preparation and sterilization of culture media
  • Extraction of desired components from samples using standard chemical procedures such as distillation, solvent extraction and acid digestion
  • Analysis of chemical composition using standard laboratory equipment
  • Maintenance and verification of general laboratory equipment
  • Documenting and recording accurate data using Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Managing time and tasks efficiently while maintaining excellent quality of work

Job requirements
  • Degree in Microbiology/Chemistry or related field or commercial laboratory experience
  • Experience with Windows PC and Microsoft Office – LIMS software experience a plus
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • Ability to think independently while working in a team environment
  • Detail-orientated
  • Schedule includes at least one weekend day and evening hours

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
•SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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Microbiologist (North Sioux City, SD)