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Microbiology Lab Technician

Analytical Resource Laboratories LLC
Tempe, AZ
  • Expired: November 15, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Analytical Resource Laboratories (ARL) is a third-party contract laboratory specializing in microbiological and chemical testing of food, cosmetics, and dietary supplements. We are seeking a Microbiology Lab Technician in our Microbiology department. ARL Tempe Arizona is seeking a team player with a resplendent personality who can thrive in a fast-paced and high pressured work environment to join our robust, hardworking, intelligent, responsible, adaptive, positive, accountable, and amazing team!


The successful candidate has the drive to thrive in a fast-paced, high pressured work environment. Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate the following background, skills, abilities, and qualities, and availability:

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Food Science, or a related field of science
  • Minimum Experience: 3 years of general microbiology or closely related laboratory experience; 1 year of in-depth knowledge and advanced knowledge of laboratory techniques and advanced understanding of laboratory procedures; preferred 1 year of industry-related microbiology laboratory testing experience.
  • Must have a valid U.S. driver's license with positive driving record
  • Clear understanding of the importance of maintaining a clean workspace by following approved procedures and laboratory regulations for testing, health, and safety.
  • Critical and analytical thinker
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Responsibility and accountability
  • Strong work and professional ethics
  • Excellent communication
  • Team player
  • Able and willing to work required schedule, including weekends
  • Commitment to and history of compliance with rules, procedures, policies, and regulations
  • Able to skillful and professionally adapt to changing scheduling and procedural demands


While working closely with a Team Lead and/or under the supervision of the Laboratory Manager, the candidate will be responsible for the following primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Process samples, perform routine and high-level laboratory testing, and/or assist in method validation
  • Classify and label samples, according to established protocol.
  • Record and analyze results.
  • Document and review findings.
  • Review data
  • Maintain proper laboratory records.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Complete sample preparation and testing in a timely manner, according to approved SOP's and correct techniques.
  • Accountable and responsible for proper laboratory practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability in maintaining analytical instruments.
  • Comply with ALL ARL workplace policies, procedures, and health and safety regulations.
  • Clean and sterilize laboratory workspace and equipment.
  • Provide support for lab-specific waste management.
  • Maintain cleanliness at all times in ARL's St. Petersburg facility
  • Communicate the status and any issues regarding assigned testing verbally and in writing.
  • Provide courier service whenever necessary
  • Adhere to all GLP, GMP, and ISO regulations as they pertain to the position's functions and duties.
  • Document all activities, results, and report back to supervisor.
  • Report work progress and state of preparation for testing.
  • Stay informed with the latest industry trends, techniques, and best practices.
  • Successfully complete all training, including skills and proficiency testing, within required timeframe.
  • Complete special project as assigned.


  • Able to converse fluently in English, verbally and in writing.
  • Competency in industry-specific or industry-related laboratory techniques and procedures.
  • Be able to lift at least 50lbs.
  • Able to work within a schedule that allows for testing to be completed and reported on time.
  • Available to 5 days a week.
  • Available to work weekends.
  • Good understanding of laboratory information systems and laboratory equipment.
  • Abide by ARL's drug testing, background check, and drug-free policies.
  • Follow work schedule and attendance/time off requirements.
  • Comply with ARL's values and workplace policies
  • Communicate professionally with team members and leadership to resolve any issues.
  • Contribute to a positive and ethical work environment.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • Follow established and proper procedure for conflict resolution.
  • Able to handle fast-paced, high-pressured work demands with confidence and professionalism.
  • Demonstrate success in being a team player.
  • Successful completion of all proficiency testing, administrative and HR trainings, and onboarding procedures.


  • Team Lead
  • Lab Manager


Employment Type: PART_TIME

Analytical Resource Laboratories LLC


1635 W University Dr.

Tempe, AZ
85281 USA