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Senior Laboratory Analyst - Microbiology

Company: EMSL Analytical Inc.
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

LA Testing Inc./ EMSL Analytical, Inc. is currently seeking Full Time Senior Laboratory Analyst - Microbiology for its Huntington Beach, CA location. This position offers professional growth as well as the opportunity to work for one of the largest environmental testing firms in the U.S.If you're seeking growth opportunities within a stable organization, wanting to take your career to the next level within Supervisory and Management opportunities, this is the next step in your career.The ideal candidate will be experienced in a commercial microbiology laboratory setting. The incumbent may be required to lead a group of trained analysts and technicians to ensure quality data, timely results, and compliance to ISO 17025 and internal standards. The contract testing laboratory environment is fast-paced and requires attention to detail, high-level organizational skills, and the ability to multitask. This job also requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:The successful candidate must be familiar with daily activities in the laboratory, including analyzing bacterial and fungal samples by classical and advanced methods.Preparation/focus of spore traps, directs and legionella analysisPreparation and analysis of a variety of environmental samples.Maintaining the QA/QC Program and Standard Operating Procedures. Preparation and analysis of a variety environmental samples.Sample and media inventory management.Autoclave operation.Assist with Quality Control and documentation compliance.Assist in environmental microbiology sample preparation.Analyze in environmental microbiology sample analysis such as spore trap/direct examination and water analysis.Assist in environmental microbiology reporting.Autoclave duties, lab clean-up, in addition to working on special projects as assigned.Additional duties include writing final reports and following quality control.Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in microbiology or life science and experience or a higher degree can be accepted in lieu of experience.Minimum of 5 years' experience in testing clinical or environmental samples.Some knowledge of quality regulations such as AIHA or CDC Environmental Legionella Isolation Techniques Evaluation.Experience with the operation of fluorescence microscopy is a plus.Experience with air samples, surface samples, food testing, bacteriology, and mycology is desirable.Experience with USP 797 environmental testing, Efficacy Testing, and Biology a plus.Good communication skills (will have some client interaction).Good computer skills both in typing and MS Office. Understanding of custody client confidentiality.Able to work independently and with a team.Candidate must be detail-oriented.Candidate must be able to distinguish colors in order to perform analysis.Must have strong analytical skills.Must be able to work well under pressure and meet client deadlines.Available Shift: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. EMSL encourages all employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccination to protect themselves and other employees. LA Testing offers a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, mold & bacteria (microbiology), lead paint, indoor air quality, and industrial hygiene applications.Our unmatched capacity coupled with a companywide focus on customer satisfaction makes no project too large or too small. Our corporate research and development capabilities allow us to bring new methodologies on line quickly to meet new industry challenges and client needs. We are committed to providing reliable, defensible data in a standardized and user-friendly format. Rapid turnaround and competitive prices make the dependable results you get that much more valuable.LA Testing...delivering unmatched quality!LA Testing/EMSL Offers full time benefits: medical, dental, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holiday pay. FSA.For more information about LA Testing please visit our web site at www.latesting.comEOE including Veterans and Disabled.

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