Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
1. Microbiology Laboratory experience (academic) (6 months or more)
2. Experience working in a hood - Biosafety cabinet or Laminar Air Flow (testing controlled machine- controlled air) (6months or more)
3. Basic knowledge of the principles of Microbiology through either work or academic experience
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Performing Microbiology assays (listed in the job description) on a daily basis. The assays that the Associate will be supporting are time sensitive, therefore time management skills and high productivity/efficiency are essential.
The Associate Quality Control will support the QC Microbiology Lab at Amgen, Thousand Oaks. Primary responsibilities will include: Water testing for Total Aerobic Count and Coliform, product Bioburden testing using membrane filtration techniques, plate counting and entering test results into various laboratory information management systems. The Associate will also be responsible for lab maintenance activities such as lab cleaning, inventory management and completion of equipment work orders. This is a Monday-Friday day shift position, however after-hours, weekend and holiday work may be required.
Bachelors Degree in Biology field / Associates degree with 3-5 years experience
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"