August 8, 2022Microbiologist IToledo, OH

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Our client, a multi-state cannabis testing laboratory, is seeking an experienced, dedicated and passionate Microbiologist I to join their team near Toledo, OH.

The Microbiologist I under technical supervision, will conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses and investigate the growth, structure, development and other characteristics of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, algae or fungi.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze organic or inorganic compounds to determine chemical or physical properties, composition, structure, relationships or reactions using chromatography, spectroscopy or spectrophotometry techniques
  • Isolate and maintain cultures of bacteria or other microorganisms in prescribed or developed media, controlling moisture, aeration, temperature and nutrition
  • Study growth, structure, development and general characteristics of bacteria and other microorganisms
  • Examine physiological, morphological, and cultural characteristics, using testing instruments to identify and classify microorganisms
  • Conduct quality control tests
  • Maintain laboratory instruments to ensure proper working order and troubleshoot malfunctions when needed
  • Prepare test solutions, compounds or reagents for laboratory employees to conduct tests
  • Induce changes in composition of substances by introducing heat, light, energy, or chemical catalysts for quantitative or qualitative analyses
  • Evaluate laboratory safety procedures to ensure compliance with standards or to make improvements as needed
  • Compile and analyze test information to determine process or equipment operating efficiency or to diagnose malfunctions
  • Write technical papers or reports or prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, or tests
  • Confer with others to interpret test results
  • Maintain workflow and turnaround time for customer samples
  • Maintain quality control of micro area and consumables
  • Execute method validation plans
  • Establish and maintain productive working relationships with people inside the laboratory and people outside the laboratory including customers, regulatory staff and corporate staff

Skills and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in microbiology, biochemistry or other related science major required
  • 3 – 5 years of microbiology laboratory experience required
  • Proficiency with selective plating, aseptic techniques, gram staining, light microscopy, quantitative polymerase chain reaction techniques

Compensation: $41,600 – $47,840 plus benefits and 401K

If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application or the link below – all inquiries are strictly confidential. Our focus is to assist you to make your best next career move, and we will not use your information for any other purpose.

CannabizTeam is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. TEAM100

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