Microbiologist at SGS North America Inc.

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma





Job Description:
Company Description

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Description


  • Utilize aseptic techniques during sample preparation and microbiological/chemical analyses.
  • Prepare test solutions and reagents.
  • Maintain 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.
  • Detect pathogens that may cause foodborne illness using DNA and Protein-based methods.
  • Prepare and sterilize culture media.
  • Extract desired components from samples using standard chemical procedures such as distillation, solvent extraction and acid digestion.
  • Analyze chemical composition using standard laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain and verify general laboratory equipment.
  • Document and record accurate data using Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Manage time and tasks efficiently while maintaining an exceptional quality of work.
  • Think independently while working in a team environment.
  • Be detail oriented while understanding the big picture.


Qualifications


  • A four-year degree in microbiology, chemistry, food science, biology, or related discipline or equivalent industrial laboratory experience
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • Experience with Windows PC and Microsoft Office.
  • LIMS software experience a plus
  • Schedule includes at least one weekend day and evening hours



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