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Laboratory Technician I - Microbiology Laboratory - Decatur, IL

Company: ADM
Location: Decatur
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Laboratory Technician I - Microbiology Laboratory - Decatur, ILThis is a full-time, non-exempt position.Position Summary:Perform hands on microbiological testing of samples for the Microbiology Laboratory that services 20+ internal ADM food manufacturing facilities within North America.Accurately, interpret, record, and report analytical results in a timely matter.Support and comply to all applicable FDA, GMP, USP, Biosafety, and OSHA requirements.Follow laboratory standards and maintain compliance with ISO 17025:2017.Job Responsibilities:Prepare and handle samples, perform microbiological testing following laboratory procedures, interpret, and report results in a timely manner.Prepare media, reagents, and solutions for a variety of microbiological tests (Pour Plate, Streak Plate, Molecular, and Rapid tests, etc.).Demonstrate a general understanding of microbiological techniques.Follow appropriate GLP's and aseptic techniques.Perform training to junior level team members as necessary.Troubleshoot and perform basic maintenance on lab instrumentation (MDS, pH meter, auto-pipettes, analytical balances, etc.).Demonstrate ability to utilize lab systems (e.g. including computers, applications, and software).Maintain awareness and adhere to all applicable FDA, GMP, USP, Biosafety, OSHA and employer standards and guidelines.Follow laboratory standards and maintain compliance with ISO 17025:2017.Job Requirements:Bachelor Degree required in an applied science or related field (e.g. Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, etc.).Attendance and punctuality is required.Committed to working the shift, including weekends and holidays, and willing to work overtime when necessary.2+ years of work experience in a Quality Lab preferred.Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.Ability to multi-task.Excellent communication skills and willingness to learn new responsibilities.Capable of working individually and with a team.Adaptable to a fast-paced environment.Working Conditions:Employees in this position working at this location may be exposed to various potential biological, chemical and food allergens due to the nature of our business and the requirements of the job. Procedures must be adhered to, to minimize/eliminate exposure. If there is any reason such exposure would interfere with your ability to perform this role or work at the location, please notify the hiring manager.Excited about this role but don't meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don't check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings. ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.
REF: 84204BR

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