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Central Laboratory Scientist (Microbiology)

Location: Twin Falls, Idaho
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: experienced

Job Description

The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC is seeking a Central Laboratory Scientist with a focus on microbiological testing and analysis to conduct laboratory tests and processes with high accuracy and integrity as well as process multiple types of samples, utilizing varied methods and techniques. This position will develop and validate new methods, implement the use of new instrumentation, and support the factory laboratories regarding analytical concerns. More specifically, the Central Laboratory Scientist will guide all centralized microbiological testing as well as assist with other chemical analyses.

The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC is built on innovation and is a proud leader in the sugar industry and that can only happen with the best people. Qualified candidates need to be dynamic and have the ability to work successfully in a fluid environment.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Assist in the development and maintenance of Central Laboratory’s American Association for Laboratory Accreditation Certification.
• Supervisory duties in the absence of the Central Laboratory Supervisor/Central Laboratory Lead Chemist.
• Eliminate waste of chemicals, supplies, equipment and time relative to various assignments.
• Promote good housekeeping and laboratory safety.
• Develop and trains other analysts on new analytical techniques.
• Assist in the maintenance of the company’s Methods of Analysis book for use at all company locations
• Communicate orally and in writing. Read and understand oral and written policies, safety and environmental requirements, and other company policies.
• Preliminary reviewer of analytical results, checking them for accuracy prior to distribution of the reports.
• Organize and/or perform maintenance of the analytical equipment.
• Responsible for report generation and basic supervisory duties in the absence of the Central Laboratory Supervisor.
• Assist with various laboratory duties related to testing and monitoring.
• Perform other related duties as required.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree is required in Microbiology, or related field.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in a laboratory setting, preference to those with microbiological plating and counting experience
• Considerable knowledge of Laboratory Processes and Regulations.
• Significant knowledge of standard quality and safety practices.
• Ability to read and interpret safety information & placards.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources by 4pm – April 24, 2017.
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