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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 their Battle Creek, MI site. This is an entry level role supporting Nutritional Chemistry and Food Safety. This position is for 2nd shift Tuesday - Saturday.

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**

**Required:**

+ 4 year applicable degree.

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

**Experience**

**Required:**

+ 0 – 2 years, of related lab experience

**Job Number** _2017-16278_

**Job Category** _Scientific Bachelor's Degree_

**Position Type** _Full-Time_

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Function: 
Other
Job Reference: 
covance2-16278