Analyst I

Microbac Laboratories, Inc. is a premier commercial laboratory testing firm that partners with clients worldwide, offering laboratory solutions to the life science, food, and environmental industries. We are currently seeking a full-time Analyst for our lab in Maryville, TN.  This person would set up and perform routing analysis of drinking water, waste water and soil.  The position requires a high degree of organization and an ability to work accurately in a very fast paced environment.  

Essential Function:
Under the general supervision of the Department Supervisor, Analysts work in an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory to ensure customer satisfaction through accurately and efficiently performing sample analysis, monitoring microbial cultures and identifying microbiological contaminants and pathogens using a variety of identification methods.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Prepare necessary standards, solutions, reagents, etc., that are required for sample analyses
  • Use laboratory instrumentation to perform sample analysis
  • Perform equipment and instrumentation maintenance, set up and operation
  • Accurately record observations and data
  • Maintain accurate, up to date logs, notebooks and equipment records
  • Monitor and stock laboratory supplies
  • Perform necessary laboratory administrative functions such as filing paperwork, photocopying, reviewing of data for accuracy, and entering data using a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Comply with and promote Personnel, Safety, and Quality Program

 

Job Requirements:

  • Basic understanding of laboratory instrumentation
  • Basic understanding of the safe use and handling of laboratory acids and solvents
  • Ability to work with small vials, test tubes and delicate laboratory equipment
  • Ability to apply algebraic concepts to perform basic laboratory calculations and accurately measure substances, liquids and/or solutions
  • Ability to read and apply established protocols and SOP’s to daily objectives
  • Strong communication skills are required
  • Ability to accurately follow written and verbal instruction is required
  • Ability to work well under pressure, in a fast paced environment, while maintaining a positive and enthusiastic attitude is a must
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment is required
  • Position requires standing for extended periods of time

• Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry or a related field of study would be preferred
• Prior laboratory experience is preferred

Microbac is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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