Microbiology Lab Technician

Microbiology Lab Technician


Kelly Scientific Resources, a division of Kelly Services, is seeking a Microbiology Lab Technician in Dallas, TX.  This position involves performing microbiology analysis on finished products, raw ingredients and in-process materials (i.e., aerobic plate count, yeast/mold count, lactic acid bacteria count, presence/absence of pathogenic bacteria) to ensure conformance with required specification following defined cultural techniques and procedures.

Job Details:

  • Handwrite receipt of incoming samples in appropriate laboratory log book, Microbiological Raw Data Sheet.
  • Conduct routine sampling and testing to monitor microbiological quality and safety of the purified water system.
  • Assist in determining microbial content and identify microorganisms from finish products, raw materials, purified water samples, surface swabs, air quality check samples.
  • Dispose of all microbiological contaminant in biohazard bag, sterilize and discard in proper waste basket.
  • Perform weekly, monthly, bi-annually Microbiology Lab cleaning.
  • Update microbiology lab testing database weekly.
  • Operate and use sterilizer, pipetting device, and microscope. 
  • Use company-approved personal protective equipment (PPE) as required for various tasks.
  • Work in a safe manner at all times, complying with safety, health, environmental, food and drug regulations and company policies.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Understanding of microbiological testing procedures.
  • Completion of basic microbiology courses required.
  • Minimum of one to two years of work experience with sampling cosmetic and food raw materials is preferred
  • Familiar with Safety Data Sheet (SDS).
  • Good visual observation skills.
  • Familiar with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Able to follow Standard Operation Procedures.
  • 1st Shift  - M-F 8:30am-5:30pm




Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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