Microbiology Lab Technician (PT)- Portland, OR

Microbiology Lab Technician (Part Time)

Temporary- 3-6 Months

NE Portland,OR

Kelly Science is hiring an entry level Microbiology Lab Tech for a part-time contract role for a local brewery in North East Portland, OR.  The schedule will be M-F 12PM-4PM.  The ideal candidate will have 6 months of experience working in a microbiology laboratory setting or possess equivalent academic experience. Experience in brewing or food manufacturing desirable but not required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Insure that all products' analytical, micro and organoleptic properties are in compliance with product and regulatory specifications. This includes communicating test results to Lab Supervisor, Lab Manager and other Management as deemed necessary. 

• Contacting Supervisor immediately when product does not meet specifications. Recommending process adjustments to meet specifications. 

• Obtain finished product line samples for micro and analytical testing. 

• Obtain raw and pasteurized samples for micro and analytical testing.   

• Calibrating equipment and insuring that testing equipment and methods produce results in agreement with an established standard. 

• Performing extra tests when needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to work independently.

• Good communications skills. 

• Ability to maintain a positive work attitude.

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

• High level of organizational skills.

• Ability to perform analytical and micro tests such that results are in agreement with a standard and/or duplicate testing per a recognized laboratory. 

• Basic understanding of microbiology, aseptic technique, and familiarity with plating methods.

Education, Experience and Certifications:  

• Bachelor's degree in a science discipline required 

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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