Microbiology Technician


Participate in routine laboratory processes and laboratory testing to support the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Perform routine laboratory duties within standard iuvo BioScience training, follow written procedures and generate documentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilites

The responsibilities with respect to performing tests and/or calibrations:

  • Performs standard testing independently
  • Supports equipment qualifications, re-qualifications and associated activities

The responsibilities with respect to the planning of tests and evaluation of results:

  • Follows established test schedule
  • Review data and prepares reports for standard testing
  • Provides investigational support for LIRs, deviations and CAPAs

The responsibilities for reporting opinions and interpretations:

  • Performs data review of standard test related documentation
  • Provides data trending and analysis of standard testing
  • Interpretation of standard test results

The responsibilities with respect to method modification and development and validation of new methods:

  • Supports method development, validation
  • Participates in proficiency testing for standard methods

Supervisory duties:

  • None

Additional Responsibilities as assigned by Management

Qualification Requirements/Training Programs

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education, Expertise, and Experience

Associates degree in scientific field, a minimum of 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Language Skills

Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with management, co-workers and clients. Read and comprehend work instructions/SOPs and protocols and write clear concise reports.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and manipulate equations involving exponential and logarithmic functions. Must be able to use metric.

Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from data and exhibit problem solving and trouble shooting skills.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk, use hands to manipulate objects or controls, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and\or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, color, and peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Combination of office and laboratory settings (with typical laboratory risks) where moderate noise levels may exist. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. LOCATION Rush, New York TRAVEL None