Path Lab Analyst

Location
Springdale, AR
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
Sep 22, 2016
Closes
Oct 20, 2016
Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JOB SUMMARY                        Rate: $12.50 - 14.50

The function of this job is to perform analytical and microbiological testing of food products, ingredients, and environmentals.  The position performs the application and evaluation of approved microbiological techniques and methodologies. 

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accurately perform and read tests results and notify Laboratory Management of deviations
  • Prepare and analyze samples for indicator organisms, pathogens, and chemistries
  • Apply aseptic/microbiological techniques in daily workload
  • Report inventory and expendable supplies/materials needed for testing requirements
  • Provide routine preventive maintenance by daily cleaning, sanitizing, trash disposal, and equipment quality control
  • Assist in quality control duties to by taking incubator temperatures, inoculating control organisms, running media controls, etc.
  • Independently pursue an assigned series of processes, procedures, or techniques in accordance with FSNS policies/procedures and customer requirements
  • Maintain a high degree of technical competence by reading scientific journals, attending professional workshops, and being aware of food industry issues and trends
  • Perform all activities in a neat, safe, hygienic, and efficient manner
  • Share information in an open and timely manner
  • Responsible for the safety of oneself and others working within their area
  • Responsible for the completion of required training

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree in Life Science or related field with two or more years of laboratory experience
  • Working knowledge of aseptic sampling technique, automated lab equipment, and acceptable methods and procedures
  • Familiarity with GLP, OSHA guidelines, FDA, BAM, APHA, ISO, and USP methods and procedures
  • Broad knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of a food testing laboratory
  • Ability to travel when necessary
  • Two or more years of experience in a commercial food-testing or analytical laboratory preferred
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

Food Safety Net Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Women, Minorities, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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