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Microbiology Technician - Part Time

Covance 6/29/2018 5:35:15 PM
JOB ID: 19512 Category: Nutritional Chemistry
Battle Creek, Michigan



Job Overview

Microbiology Technician - Food Testing Laboratory

Battle Creek, MI

Attention Science Students! Are you looking for a part time job in the field of microbiology?

This is a part time flexible position with hours up to 20 hours a week. You pick and schedule your hours each week in our food testing microbiology lab. There are plenty of off hours and weekend hours available.

Preventing exposure to harmful pathogens and food-borne illnesses is important work. We provide several microbiology testing solutions that ensure the safety of our client's consumers, including pathologen testing, quantitative assays, and allergen testing. Work alongside industry leaders to gain hands on Experience that will give you real world Experience .

Training is provided for this role. You must be comfortable with working with food. This is a great role to start a career working in a microbiology laboratory!

- Media preparation and quality control, including all appropriate documentation.
- Autoclave operation.
- Learn proper handling procedures and aseptic technique.
- Prepare composites of routine samples.
- Perform initial dilutions of samples.
- Performs routine cleaning and quality checks for equipment.
- Performs routine cleaning of work areas.
- Maintains inventory levels and helps to stock supplies.
- Learns how to document work and maintain laboratory records.
- Learns to plan for assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively schedule multiple assignments.
- Contributes to a cohesive team environment.
- Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
- Picking up samples from client sites
- Performs other related duties as assigned


* High School Diploma or Associate Degree


* 0-2 years of laboratory Experience with a High School Diploma
* An Associate Degree preferred

Position Type: On Call

Location: Battle Creek, MI - Michigan


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).