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The microbiologist will work closely with the Lab Director to execute sample microbial analysis for our cannabis testing clients using PCR instrumentation and plating techniques. This position must work under the current ISO 17025: 2017 standards and New Mexico cannabis regulations and will be responsible for all work performed in support of their assigned assays.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Extracting, running and analyzing PCR and preparing media for sample enrichment and plating
Aseptically sampling a variety of cannabis-based products
Aseptically plating and analyzing plates recording results on appropriate logs and within a LIMS
Preparing samples for microbial testing according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Must be able to perform, complete and document validations for the detection of microbial species in cannabis products
Communicating with technicians and office staff throughout the workday, maintaining laboratory cleanliness and completing general office duties
Routine analysis of samples using analytical procedures for which training has occurred.
Provide scientific interpretation of results to supervisor, management, or customers as requested.
Full training, proficiency and operation of the lab designated LIMS system for client samples
. Successful completion of proficiency testing samples and initial demonstration of capability to demonstrate competence as required for certifications and client samples
Completing daily checklists for the lab and assisting the Laboratory Director with additional projects or tasks in developing/ implementing laboratory procedures and in the design of laboratory experiments, techniques, and protocols
Ability to help train and supervise junior staff in areas of expertise.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Able to work independently and thrives in a fast-paced environment
Able to interact professionally with colleagues and bring up concerns immediately when you are faced with them
Great written and verbal communication skills
Excellent instrument and assay troubleshooting skills.
Computer skills and experience in Windows and Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
Great leader, self-motivated, curious, and focused on continual improvement
Experience working in Biosafety Cabinets using aseptic technique is a strong plus
Experience with other analytical instrumentation is a strong plus
Experience in high throughput, regulated, or ISO/IEC 17025 accredited labs is a strong plus
Ability to multitask and work well in a team environment
Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: In person
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