Microbiologist
Tucson, AZ 
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Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Based in our Tucson site, this entry-level position is part of the R&D team that investigates, designs, develops, and maintains optical-based products, technologies and systems in the measurement of realtime detection of microbial matter in high purity waters. The technologies are focused on laser-based fluorescence and scattering to detect waterborne microbes.

The position works within an engineering-oriented R&D team to develop technologies and products that can detect microbial matter.Youwill have some training or experience in several of the following areas: preparation/identification/quantification of microbial matter using traditional plating methods, instrument-based products and other approaches to quantify bacteria, sterile preparations and handling, cleaning methods, and documenting and validating procedures. You will assist the R&D team with quality testing on products, services, and applications. You will maintain the microbiology laboratory and equipment, and identify improvement opportunities. You will be able towork well in a dynamic, cross-functional environment.


* Contributes as part of a cross-functional product development team to develop optical-based detection technologies and products of waterborne microbes.

* Conducts basic method development related to microbial sample preparation, identification, and quantification.

* Prepares chemical compounds/solutions for testing, development, and research.

* Performs and documents quality tests on microbial preparations.

* Maintains and updates microbiological and chemical equipment/supplies for the laboratory.

* Writes test plans and reports and procedures.

* Understands sterile preparations and handling and cleaning methods.

* Validation of analytical methods, including documenting and validating procedures.

* Basic report writing and data compilation.



What You Need to Succeed

* B.S. Microbiology

* 0-3 years work experience required.

* Experience in microbial speciation, good laboratory practices, and knowledge of working in sterile

environment.

* Experience with instrument-based products and other approaches to quantify bacteria is a plus.

* Ability to provide analysis and reporting on data collected in the lab.

* Good written and oral communication skills.

* Able to work independently as well as a member of a team.

* Ability to travel.


Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching - all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes.
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please clickhere.

Mettler Toledo endeavors to make www.mt.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at EEO@mt.com.

For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

Job Reference #

6914

Location

Arizona

Tucson

Job Type

Full-time

Legal Entity

Mettler-Toledo Thornton Inc. [Massachusetts]

900 Middlesex Turnpike
Billerica, MA 01821
United States

+1(781) 301-8600

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
0 to 3 years
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