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Associate Microbiologist

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Covance, Inc.
Organization Name: 
Covance, Inc.
Position Location: 
Battle Creek, MI, 49016, USA
Job Description:

**Job Overview**

Covance is currently seeking an Associate Microbiologist for its Battle Creek, MI site. This is an entry level role supporting Nutritional Chemistry and Food Safety. This is a 2nd shift position.

As a Associate Microbiologist your responsibilities include the following:


      - Use of proper handling procedures and aseptic technique.


      - Prepare composites of routine samples.


      - Perform initial dilutions and enrichments of samples.


      - Perform sample plating for quantification.


      - Perform transfers.


      - Perform instrumentation work with guidance as needed.


      - Perform diagnostics and reporting work with guidance as needed.


      - Perform project work with guidance as needed.


      - Perform routine cleaning and quality checks for equipment.


      - Perform routine cleaning of work areas.


      - Media preparation and quality control, including all appropriate documentation.


      - Autoclave operation.


      - Document work and maintain laboratory records.


      - Plan for assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively schedule multiple assignments.


      - Contributes to a cohesive team environment.


      - Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.


      - Performs other related duties as assigned.

**Education/Qualifications**

+ 4 year applicable degree.

+ 4 year degree can be supplemented with a combination of experience and an associate degree

**Experience**

0 – 2 years

**Job Number** _2017-15751_

**Job Category** _Scientific Bachelor's Degree_

**Position Type** _Full-Time_

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Function: 
Other
Job Reference: 
covance2-15751