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Microbiology Technician

Company: Merieux NutriSciences Corporation
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Microbiology Technician




Mrieux NutriSciences is a solution provider dedicated to preventing health risks related to food and to the use of everyday products. Offering a wide range of testing and consulting services, our teams are committed to providing our clients with accurate results, delivered on time, with uncompromising ethics, honesty and personal integrity.

Our motto: "More than a successful business, we are building a healthier world".

Do you want to be a part of it?


We are looking for a Microbiology Technician in 6390 Hedgewood Dr, Allentown, PA 18106 USA. Your mission will be to:

  • Read plates and tubes, as required, to determine the number of organisms in the sample

  • Record findings on worksheet for verification

  • Write identification onto plates so that client and sample number can be tracked

  • Pipette sample solution into tubes or plates according to the analysis process being performed

  • Pour the agar into plates or tubes to begin the growth process

  • Prepare sample for analysis by recording, weighing, and blending

  • Collect plates and place them in the incubator for the specified amount of time and temperature

  • Prepare media and broth for use in pathogen testing as required

  • Sterilize materials needed for analysis. Autoclave plates before discarding

  • Perform food poisoning, pH and other analysis tests on sample when requested by the client

  • Ensure that media and materials are prepared for the next testing sequence

  • Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities

  • Set up equipment and materials needed for analysis

  • Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process

  • Perform necessary housekeeping duties in a timely manner, keeping the work areas and equipment clean and sanitized

  • Must participate in cleaning schedule and maintain retain samples as required

  • Adhere to all safety policies

  • Responsibility to support laboratory management in the implementation maintenance, and improvement of the management system

  • Perform other related tasks as needed


Associates degree or equivalent work experience required, Bachelors preferred. 2-5 years relevant work experience. The incumbent must have a general knowledge of food science to accurately perform testing procedures and obtain accurate results. A broad knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and policies is necessary to ensure a safe working environment. Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities. A general level of data entry skills is needed to calculate and record analysis results.


You will join a company with an inspiring mission. With us, you could learn and develop yourself in a collaborative, empowering, dynamic and challenging environment. Entrepreneurship and improving public health are part of our DNA.

Join us and contribute to a meaningful Project!

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Keywords: Merieux NutriSciences Corporation, Allentown , Microbiology Technician, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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