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Lab Assistant - Summer Internship - 14305

Simply Biotech Turlock, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Lab Assistant - Simply Biotech

Are you looking for a new career opportunity with an exciting biotech company?! Then we have got the right team for you! In this role, you are responsible for the duties listed below.

 

Immediate opening for a Lab Assistant at our client, an 'essential business', located in Turlock, CA who possess:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience. Bachelor's in Biology or Chemistry preferred
  • 0-1 year lab experience
  • Must be able to commute to Turlock

 

Email resumes to jkang@talentzok.com or call 949.771.9756

 

FULL DESCRIPTION: The Microbiology Laboratory Assistant is responsible for preparing all incoming samples prior to testing and maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

 

The selected candidate will further possess:

 

• High school or equivalent.

• Good organizational skills - ability to use your time, energy, resources, etc. in an effective manner.

• Time management – one's own time and the time of others.

• Basic arithmetic skills – using mathematics to solve problems.

• Ability to lift 10 – 50 pounds

• Manual dexterity

• Ability to distinguish colors

• Ability to stand for prolonged periods

 

• KEY POSITION COMPETENCIES TO BE MEASURED:

• Accuracy

• Dependability

• Flexibility

• Organization

• Attention to detail

• Time Management

 

The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

 

 

• Using the appropriate equipment and utensils to aseptically prepare all incoming samples for testing.

• Composite FDA detained and routine samples for qualitative/quantitative analyses.

• Perform serial dilutions for the quantitative analyses.

• Perform rapid microbiological analyses for pathogen detection.

• Maintain proper record keeping for media preparation, the autoclaves, pH and conductivity.

• Operate the autoclaves, steamers, dishwasher and diluter daily.

• Weekly, clean the Micro are of the walk-in refrigerator. Disposing of old samples, cleaning shelves and organizing the area for new samples.

• Daily, discard one-week old samples.

• Using the top load balance, weigh samples to obtain correct and accurate weights.

• Using appropriate cleaning materials to clean and sterilize all laboratory instruments, glassware, flatware and equipment's.

• Sort and remove trash, placing it in designated pickup areas.

• Timely document all cleaning and maintenance performed on the equipment in the Microbiology department.

• Proactively assist Laboratory Associates in the performance of microbiological tests.

• Daily, check and record temperature of all refrigerators, freezers, and water baths in the Microbiology department.

• Daily, verify and record calibration of the top load balance used to weigh samples.

• Perform other duties as assigned by Management such as; E.coli 0157 and 24 hour Salmonella testing.

• Maintain department inventory and order supplies as needed.

• Effectively interact with other departments.

• Other duties as required.

 

· POSITION OBJECTIVES:

• Prepare all incoming samples for testing.

• Clean and maintain glassware for the department.

• Maintain the cleanliness of the Microbiology department equipment and work areas.

• Responsible for media preparation, preparation of dilution blanks, inventory and ordering of supplies.

 

 

For immediate and confidential consideration, please email your resume to jkang@talentzok.com and call 949.771.9756

More information can be found at www.talentzok.com

 

Company Description
IT'S ALL WE DO. We believe that effective and successful recruiting must be specialized, both in industry and geography. It is the only way to truly know both companies and job seekers and the most effective way to bring them together.

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IT'S ALL WE DO. We believe that effective and successful recruiting must be specialized, both in industry and geography. It is the only way to truly know both companies and job seekers and the most effective way to bring them together. THE INSIDER'S NETWORK When you register with us, we plug you into an existing network of companies that don’t always post to job boards. You will have access to unique opportunities throughout the greater Los Angeles area - opportunities you won’t find on your own. THANK YOU FOR CALLING We’ve picked up that old book on customer service, dusted it off, and put it back into practice. How many times have you left a message and never heard back? How many recruiting firms have you sent your resume to who haven’t called you back promptly? At TalentZök, customer service is our priority. We return calls promptly. We don’t let you fall through the cracks. It sounds so simple yet so few know how to do it right. THE IMPORTANCE OF A FIRM HANDSHAKE There is no substitute for meeting someone in person. It is the only way to really understand people. We interview all of our candidates in person before they interview at our client companies to ensure the best possible fit. We also visit companies in person, meet the people involved in the decision, get a feel for the company culture and get a thorough understanding of the job. We won’t waste your time because we’re committed to understanding exactly what it is you’re looking for.

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