Microbiology Technicien
MERIEUX NutriSciences
Dorval, QC, CA
3d ago


Our motto : "More than a successful business, we are building a healthier world".

Do you want to be a part of it?


We are looking for a Microbiology Technicien . Your mission will be to :

Prepare samples for processing and maintain documentation of processes to facilitate analysis procedures.

Job Duties :

  • Read plates and tubes, as required, to determine the number of organisms in the sample. Record findings on worksheet for verification.
  • Write identification onto plates so that client and sample number can be tracked.
  • Pipette sample solution into tubes or plates according to the analysis process being performed. Pour the agar into plates or tubes to begin the growth process.
  • Prepare samples for analysis by recording, weighing, and blending.
  • Collect plates and place them in the incubator for a specified amount of time and temperature.
  • Prepare media and broth for use in pathogen testing as required.
  • Sterilize materials needed for analysis. Autoclave plates before discarding.
  • Perform food poisoning, pH and other analysis tests on sample when requested by the client.
  • Ensure that media and materials are prepared for the next testing sequence.
  • Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities.
  • Set up equipment and materials needed for analysis.
  • Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process.
  • This position has the responsibility and authority to identify departures from the quality system or test procedures and document such observations in accordance with the prescribed complaint system.
  • Perform necessary housekeeping duties in a timely manner, keeping the work areas and equipment clean and sanitized.
  • Must participate in cleaning schedule and maintain retain samples as required.
  • Adhere to all safety policies
  • Perform other related tasks as needed.
  • Responsibility to support laboratory management in the implementation, maintenance, and improvement of the management system.
  • Education / Experience

  • Associates degree and 1+ year of relevant work experience, or Bachelor's degree

  • The incumbent must have a basic knowledge of microbiology to accurately perform testing procedures and obtain accurate results.
  • Analytical skills are essential to complete analysis procedures and determine the concentration of the microorganism.
  • A general knowledge of the Laboratory Information Management System is required to process client data.
  • Physical dexterity is required for manipulating samples.
  • A basic knowledge of personal computers is useful to accurately enter testing data and results.
  • A basic knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and policies is necessary to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Planning skills are useful to maintain supplies of analysis materials and ensure analysis is completed within specified time.
  • WHY US

    You will join a company with an inspiring mission. With us, you could learn and develop yourself in a collaborative, empowering, dynamic and challenging environment.

    Entrepreneurship and improving public health are part of our DNA.

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