DivIHN (pronounced Divine) is a nationally-recognized Business Technology Solutions and Staffing services provider headquartered in Chicago. Since our formation in 2002, we have been trusted by Fortune 500 organizations to help them locate and hire best-in-class talent through our Award-winning Professional Workforce Solutions program.
One of our BEST F500 customers has engaged us to help them hire a Microbiology Lab Research Associate II to be available to work out of their office in RoundLake, Illinois; details can be found below.
06/10/2019 to 12/31/2019
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Research Associate Scientific II-Microbiology Lab
Shift: must be flexible, overtime maybe necessary including some weekends
70% Lab work / 30% documentation
1. Microbiology lab experience 1-5 years.
2. Experience with GDP
3. Ability to follow directions and ask questions when needed.
4. Bachelors of Science in Biology or Microbiology or Masters of Science in Biology or Microbiology
5. ELN experience, nice to have and working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Effectively contribute solid technical knowledge to a variety of projects within the relevant discipline with minimal assistance.
Display basic technical understanding of related disciplines.
Conduct routine/non-routine research and design experiments with minimal assistance.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities. This section contains a list of five to eight primary responsibilities of the work. The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned.
Without assistance, make sound technical recommendations regarding projects/matters that are more routine than not. Provide some analysis/redesign of key experimental procedures. Independently select techniques and procedures to solve problems within area of responsibility.
Employ appropriate techniques/methods to successfully and independently execute routine assignments within negotiated deadlines. Identify existing alternative methods and technologies for improving existing or new products/processes.
Maintain knowledge of relevant QSR and safety requirements while building knowledge of other regulatory requirements related to RandD (product development, design and safety) to ensure compliance in all research, data collection and reporting activities.
Recommend appropriate designs, techniques and processes for a specified sequence of tasks where needed.
Contribute to technical feasibility analysis of complex research and design concepts.
Have a working knowledge and understanding of GxP and related regulations and guidance.
Demonstrate ability to apply technical theories and principles to projects within area of expertise for non-routine tasks. Analyze and determine best solutions to non-routine experimental design or research problems with minimal assistance. Accurately assess results for validity and conformance to specifications.
Assigned Job Functions:
Provide microbiological testing support for the Renal Solutions group by performing the following:
Prepare test equipment, test samples and experimental setup/takedown.
Author protocols and final reports.
Conduct studies, document testing, read and record results.
Organize and perform data analysis.
Maintain inventory and ordering of testing supplies.
Research and incorporate new methods and technologies for improving existing or new product/processes.
Support Laboratory Coordinator(s) in the maintenance of laboratory equipment and inventory of laboratory supplies.
Support other laboratory testing as requested.
Qualifications. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. List knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
0 N/A: Intern or Co-op
Possess relevant laboratory/technical, writing, and computer skills.
Effectively able to contribute on a project team.
Demonstrates flexibility and can shift gears comfortably.
Ability to objectively assess, organize, and clearly communicate complex information.
Interpret available information and make recommendations to resolve technical challenges.
Appropriately prioritize assignments to meet project schedules.
Education and/or Experience. Include the education and/or experience that is necessary to perform the job satisfactorily.
0 N/A: Intern or Co-op
Bachelors degree with 2-4 years of related experience or advanced degree.
Phone interview followed by in person interview
DivIHN, the 'IT Asset Performance Services' organization, provides Professional Consulting, Custom Projects, and Professional Resource Augmentation services to clients in the Mid-West and beyond. The strategic characteristics of the organization are Standardization, Specialization, and Collaboration.
DivIHN is an equal opportunity employer. DivIHN does not and shall not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.
GDP, Microbiology testing