Jobs and Careers in Microbiology from MyFoodRecruiter http://www.myfoodrecruiter.com The Food and Beverage Industry's leading jobs site and employment resource <![CDATA[ Microbiologist in , MA]]> Description:  We are seeking a driven individual with a passion for the food safety industry. One of our clients is looking to add a strong Microbiologist to their team. Responsibilities include: 1) Oversee production and validate the company’s products and components 2) Perform R&D for microbiological tests 3) Maintain Biological Stock Cultures 4) Guide and oversee employees’ producing microbial products 5) Participate in manufacturing and quality controlling of microbial test products 6) Support and develop customer applications for microbial products 7) Create and proof read technical support documentation for the Sales Team 8) Observe culture of microorganisms at the microbial bench scale and scale-up fermentation level 9) Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:  1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field 2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please) 3) Recent experience in the food safety industry is strongly preferred 4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in microbiology If you are qualified and aspire to work for an excellent, established company whose employees believe in teamwork and make great contributions to the industry, then this could be a golden opportunity for you. Please apply ASAP!]]>
<![CDATA[ Microbiology Lab Technician in Dublin, OH]]> Description:  This is a temp-to-hire position: There will be a 6 month probationary period before eligibility for permanent placement. If you are driven by a passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé employees have the opportunity to make a long-term impact on society while personally contributing to company success every day. Quality assurance and product safety are core business principles at Nestlé and the Nestlé Quality Assurance Center (NQAC) is responsible for ensuring that all Nestlé products are safe and that the highest product safety is delivered to Nestlé’s customers. NQAC’s world class microbiological and food chemistry laboratories provide comprehensive testing services to all Nestlé factories, suppliers, and co-manufacturers in North America in order to ensure this quality assurance and product safety mission is continuously reached. Nestlé employees and their commitment to this mission are the company’s most valuable assets. Nestlé provides targeted development opportunities that allow all employees to grow within their current role as well as within the larger Nestlé market. In addition, Nestlé offers exceptional rewards, health, and retirement benefits to the lives of our employees and their families are enhanced and that the company continues to be the worldwide leader in nutrition, health, and wellness. POSITION SUMMARY: This position is to perform and document routine tasks related to sample processing and assays using written operating procedures, standard laboratory methods and/or basic laboratory techniques, functions and equipment. To conduct specific procedures and tests within the laboratory requiring the use of applied knowledge and practical skills learned from on-the-job experience; modify or adapt techniques to fit special needs or problems; to calculate data from routine tests to final results and to evaluate such results for accuracy where expected findings are not precisely defined, but sufficient guidelines exist for reference; to assist with and occasionally perform specialized and non-routine tests and assays, and to maintain records of such work; to coordinate and plan assigned work with other technicians and scientists. Job Duties: Provide support to laboratory department by performing and/or coordinating a variety of Laboratory processes. •Registers and prepares samples for general analytical testing through data entry, weighing and physical homogenization. •Preps and performs routine to more complex analyses per NQAC methods. •Reads and records results of analyses, making sure to keep identification numbers matched with correct samples. •Operates basic laboratory equipment such as balances, pH meter, colorimeter, spectrophotometer, autoclave, evaporator, etc. •Prepares (and assures accuracy of) standards, reagents, etc. needed for analyses. •Acid washes glassware and specially cleans other equipment and areas as required. •Functions as primary data generator, records and calculates data, signs assay sheets. •Performs routine lab and department maintenance to keep area clean and orderly. •Interpret customer requests and perform log-in functions. •Conducts preliminary interpretations of data or observations, and drafts short reports to supervisor. •Carries out assignments in a timely, diligent, and safe manner and performs work in accordance with NQAC SOPs. •Assures adherence to safety regulations. •Performs other duties as assigned. Provide assurance of quality and support of quality processes for the Laboratory/Center: •Assure quality of results by assisting with establishment and maintenance of QA documents, plans and ICPs. •Document QA data and report to lead or management. •Assure equipment is maintained in reliable working order and make repairs or modifications within the capability of the Technician or request repairs. Processes/Methods: •Identify and re

Requirements:  REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL: •Undergraduate degree in Microbiology or closely related science required (i.e. Chemistry, Biology, et al.) EXPERIENCE: •Relevant academic coursework or 1 year practical relevant experience in an analytical laboratory preferred. REQUIRED SKILLS: •Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office Applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) •Good verbal and written business communication skills •Teamwork •Professionalism •English Language Skills (Basic reading, writing, speaking, etc.)]]>
<![CDATA[ Microbiology Lab Supervisor in , NJ]]> Description:  Partial Job Description 1) Supervise the microbiological lab by ensuring the is staff properly trained on policies, procedures and programs 2) Define and track performance metrics for the laboratory 3) Complete microbiological test on flavor and raw material samples following specifications 4) Assist in the investigation of internal and external microbiological non conformances 5) Monitor and maintain plant ESP program (including allergen / air / water testing) 6) Provide microbiological expertise to internal and external clients 7) Evaluate new microbiological test method and provide information to Corporate QA 8) Pursue the implementation of Food Safety Best Practices within the Microbiology and production department

Requirements:  Qualifications / Skills Required 1) BS in Microbiology or Food Science with 5-10 years of microbiological experience in food industry 2) Experience in lab supervision, FDA, USDA auditing, GMPs and HACCP 3) SAP experience (preferred) 4) Experience in meat and poultry products (highly preferred) 5) Ability to develop microbiological methods 6) Excellent communication, decision-making and organizational skills ]]>
<![CDATA[ Microbiologist in , CA]]> Description:  Our client, a leading nutraceutical industry, is currently seeking an accomplished Microbiologist to join the team. Here is an overview of the role: 1) Assist with project work and report to clients 2) Ensure all work is carried out to agreed time and cost constraints according to all relevant quality standards 3) Liaise with customers on a regular basis 4) Plan and carry out trials 5) Grow microbe cultures 6) Record, analyze and interpret data 7) Manage laboratories 8) Write research papers, reports and reviews 9) Collect samples from a variety of locations 10) Write research papers, reports and reviews

Requirements:  1) A university degree is required (preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply) 2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please) 3) Recent experience in the nutraceutical industry is strongly preferred 4) Preference will be given to people with recent experience in microbiology If you think you're a perfect match for this role, you could be just the person to fill the position. Please apply ASAP.]]>
<![CDATA[ Microbiology Lab Supervisor in , MN]]> Description:  We are on the lookout for a driven individual with a passion for the food processing and distribution industry. One of our clients is looking to add a strong Microbiology Lab Supervisor to their team:1) Evaluate lab reports to identify potential micro problems and results2) Verify procedures are followed and updated3) Ensure all procedures and policies meet the USDA, FSIS laboratory recognition program4) Manage daily micro testing for Salmonella, Listeria, SPC, Coliform, E-Coli, staph, yeast and mold5) Maintain budget for the microbiology section of QA Department6) Provide technical support and leadership to micro lab staff7) Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP's, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained8) Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety9) Supervise food safety and food quality of the products10) Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:  1) University degree is required (preference will be given to those with degree in relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)3) Recent experience in the food processing and distribution industry is strongly preferred4) Preference will be given to people having recent experience in laboratory supervisionThis is an amazing opportunity for someone who isn't afraid of rolling up their sleeves to get things done and has a great attitude. Our client believes in adding value to each and every thing they do and are looking for someone with similar values.]]>
<![CDATA[ Microbiologist in Mason City, IA]]> Description:  1) Conduct microbiological testing of production areas and food 2) Create new methods for microbiological analysis 3) Manage timely dismantling, sanitizing and setting up of equipment 4) Set up, implement and oversee the monthly cleaning schedule 5) Maintain cleanliness and ensure safe use of chemicals 6) Monitor water and chemical usage as well as cleaning supplies 7) Assist all other departments in sanitation practices through coaching and facilitation 8) Ensure compliance with SOPs, production and industry standards

Requirements:  1) BA/BS or Microbiology Degree 2) Minimum 2 – 3 years of experience in microbiology and quality systems 3) Experience in GMP, HACCP, equipment swabbing and environmental monitoring]]>