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Actalent Microbiology Technician in Lenexa, Kansas

Microbiologist - Immediate Hire - Paying 20.00-22.00/hr

Email your resume to afroehlich@actalentservices.com asap if interested, this position will fill quickly!

Description:

Application Food Microbiology research in support of new and existing ingredients in the meat and poultry industry

Manage projects from concept to commercialization including lab work, recording of results, writing reports, preparing presentations, writing papers, creating poster presentations, and publications

Manage a BSL-2 (Biosafety Level 2) laboratory including preparing media, maintaining cell cultures, inventory, ordering, and performing all lab work associated with the research

Perform antimicrobial research on food products for the meat and poultry industry primarily for food safety and shelf life including : pathogen control including E. coli, Listeria, and Salmonella; challenge studies; shelf life studies; and research on yield enhancement, color improvement, freshness, use of natural antioxidants, clean label research using natural antimicrobials, and other customer or sales driven projects

Collaboration with universities, internal R & D, food safety, and quality assurance

Technical assistants to customers, scale up, and troubleshooting in plant production

Qualifications:

Science degree or relevant experience

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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