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Aerotek Microbiologist in Kansas City, Missouri


Microbiology testing for GLP (good laboratory practices) studies.

Support for development and topical and hard surface cleaning and sanitizing products for the dairy farm and food processing industries.

Conduct germicidal efficacy tests.

Prepare and make media.

Prepare and maintain bacterial cultures.

Establish maintenance and calibration schedule for ph meters, balances, thermometers and incubators.

Issue weekly reports on testing.

Comply with all SOPs and GLP requirements.

Follow up and correct and safety concerns.

Internal JD:

The Microbiologist position will work within a team of microbiologists to schedule, test, and report Technical Service Requests submitted in support of multiple functions. Primary responsibility is to provide microbial testing services for the development, registration, and support of surface sanitization and disinfection products. They will also conduct microbiological testing services and input as requested by the milk extraction equipment development team and offer advice and testing services to the Technical Service field personnel for the diagnosis and resolution of customer and field complaint issues. They will need to work with the GLP-ISO Quality System to provide testing for product registrations; this will involve bringing new methods under scope as needed


Media prep, Plating, Aseptic technique, Microbiology, Gmp, Laboratory, Sample preparation, Sterilization, Aseptic, Biology, Media, Sop, Sample prep, Food safety

Top Skills Details:


Aseptic Technique

Food safety

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must Have:

BS in Microbiology (would look at Biology, but must have strong micro coursework).

Aseptic technique

Plating bacteria

2+ years experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Industry experience in a Micro lab

Followed GLP

Reported data in a Lab Notebook

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.