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Lab Technician

Trumbull, CT 06611
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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Microbiology Technician at site in Trumbull, CT.


Sodexo is seeking an individual to complete preservation challenge testing with client methodology on personal care products such as shampoos, body wash and skin care formulations.


Additionally, this person performs any supplemental testing to support innovation launches such as total viable counts and preservative neutralization testing. They will compile and enter test data in LIMS system and prepares report summary of the results for final release of the data. The candidate must have at minimum an associate degree in the biological sciences with course work in microbiology.


The ideal candidate should also have 2-5 years of practical laboratory experience preferably in an industry setting such as Quality or R&D Microbiology.


Are You the One?

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Technician with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Maintains laboratory bench in a clean and orderly condition to ensure a clean and safe work environment
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications and be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Completes preservative challenge testing on lab, pilot and factory scale sample submissions
  • Completes required raw material testing for new ingredients and/or significantly changed ingredients going into products and assess microbial risk (i.e. high, medium, low)
  • Completes water activity measurements on final formulations and ingredients
  • Prepares media for testing
  • Supports preparation of inocula for preservative challenge testing
  • Responsible for ordering laboratory supplies associated with projects
  • Maintains laboratory bench in a clean and orderly conditions
  • Periodically checks laboratory reagents and media to ensure materials are within expiration dates
  • Communicates effectively when issues with project submissions and test results

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Candidate must have at minimum an associate degree in biological sciences with course work in microbiology
  • The ideal candidate should also have 2-5 years of practical laboratory experience preferably in an industry setting such as Quality or R&D Microbiology
  • Communication skills, electronic, oral, and written, are essential, as well as the ability to write technical reports using Microsoft applications

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 


Not the job for you?


At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.


Working for Sodexo:


How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.


Make an Immediate Impact.


Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.


Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

Position Summary

  • Performs laboratory tests or other laboratory work using conventional and computerized machines and work aids.
  • Performs laboratory work and tests according to prescribed standards.
  • Determines chemical and physical characteristics or composition.
  • Sets up, readjusts, and operates laboratory equipment and instruments.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Two years of post secondary education in field of specialty or equivalent education and experience combined.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-06-28
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