• Lab Technician

    Posted: 03/22/2020

    Located in Boardman, OR

    Salary: $16.00-$18.00


    Lab Technician Needed!


    A company in Boardman is looking for a lab technician to join their team.

    This is a long term position for the right candidate.


    Job duties include but are not limited to:

    --Isolation and identification of bacteria from individual cow and bulk tank samples using agar plates

    --Environmental testing for Listeria and Salmonella

    --DNA extractions from milk samples, and analysis or sampling as needed

    --Identifies sources of bacterial contamination providing support for veterinarians

    --Works with outside labs for positive identification on certain bacteria types

    --Program development as needed

    --Prepares billing information and number of tests completed

    --Maintains records of individual cows/herds for patrons
    --Completes data entry – facilities sampling data generation and reporting to internal management and sends formal reports to patrons via email or mail
    --Maintains inventory and orders supplies for testing


    This client is looking for candidates with a Bachelor's Degree in dairy science or related field. 

    1-3 years experience relating to bacterial identification and molecular experience specific to a dairy environment is strongly preferred.


    Candidates must be able to work some weekends and Holidays.




    What we look for:

    --Reliability and integrity

    --Able to work with little to no supervision

    --QA experience required to be able to perform job duties

    --Computer skills needed for this position

    --Able to lift up to 55 lbs for job duties

    --BA degree in dairy science or related field strongly preferred

    --1 to 3 years relating to bacterial identification and molecular experience specific to dairy environment strongly preferred


    Schedule: Candidates must be able to work any day, any shift including some weekends and Holidays.

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