A company in Boardman is looking for a lab technician to join their team.
This is a long term position for the right candidate.
Job duties include but are not limited to:
--Isolation and identification of bacteria from individual cow and bulk tank samples using agar plates
--Environmental testing for Listeria and Salmonella
--DNA extractions from milk samples, and analysis or sampling as needed
--Identifies sources of bacterial contamination providing support for veterinarians
--Works with outside labs for positive identification on certain bacteria types
--Program development as needed
--Prepares billing information and number of tests completed
--Maintains records of individual cows/herds for patrons
--Completes data entry – facilities sampling data generation and reporting to internal management and sends formal reports to patrons via email or mail
--Maintains inventory and orders supplies for testing
This client is looking for candidates with a Bachelor's Degree in dairy science or related field.
1-3 years experience relating to bacterial identification and molecular experience specific to a dairy environment is strongly preferred.
Candidates must be able to work some weekends and Holidays.