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Laboratory Support Technician $12 (1pm-close)

AFL – Analytical Food Laboratories, INC.  Grand Prairie, Texas, United States

Analytical Food Laboratories (AFL) is an independent, commercial, food testing laboratory dedicated to food safety and committed to quality challenges throughout the supply chain. We perform microbiological and chemistry analyses on environmental, raw material, and finished product samples submitted by food companies industry wide.

General Function:

Assist in the microbiology laboratory with sample setup and daily quality control.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with sample preparation by weighing and homogenizing
  • Pour, swirl, stack, label, and incubate petri dishes
  • Weigh, enrich, and transfer samples for pathogenic microorganism testing
  • Record appropriate action and information as required per SOP
  • Perform daily quality control functions such as balance verifications and temperature monitoring system verifications
  • Assist with pre-operation environmental swabbing for Analytical Food Laboratories internal environmental monitoring program
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment
  • Perform routine cleaning/sanitizing/disinfecting throughout the laboratory
  • Stock the microbiology laboratory with supplies
  • Manage retained-sample storage and disposal
  • Follow Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Perform additional duties as required

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or GED

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Desirable Traits:

Organizational skills and the ability to “think on your feet”. The desire to be a productive team member who exhibits “until the job is done” is essential.

Working Conditions:

Physical effort usually requires considerable walking and standing with some lifting up to 25 pounds. Some exposure to unpleasant elements. Some element of personal risk due to handling of bacteria, chemicals, steam and heat.

**This position requires working our second shift which starts at 1pm and does not have a designated end time. This position also requires working holidays and weekends. Please submit your resume if interested. No phone calls or agencies please.**

Operational Lab Support $12 (10am-6pm)

AFL – Analytical Food Laboratories, INC.  Grand Prairie, Texas, United States

Analytical Food Laboratories (AFL) is an independent, commercial, food testing laboratory dedicated to food safety and committed to quality challenges throughout the supply chain. We perform microbiological and chemistry analyses on environmental, raw material, and finished product samples submitted by food companies industry wide.

General Function:

Provide support to the media department, as well as assist all laboratory departments with general preparation and housekeeping and recycling.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Running laboratory dishes through dishwashers
  • Sorting and organizing cleaned and sanitized laboratory tools
  • Utilize autoclaves to decontaminate laboratory samples
  • Properly dispose of decontaminated laboratory samples to dumpsters
  • Cleaning and sanitizing workstations, doors, and floors
  • Perform routine cleaning/sanitizing/disinfecting throughout the laboratory
  • Stock the microbiology laboratory with supplies
  • Follow Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Perform additional duties as required

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or GED

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Desirable Traits:

Organizational skills and the ability to “think on your feet”. The desire to be a productive team member who exhibits “until the job is done” is essential.

Working Conditions:

Physical effort usually requires considerable walking and standing with some lifting up to 25 pounds. Some exposure to unpleasant elements. Some element of personal risk due to handling of bacteria, chemicals, steam and heat.

**This position does not have a designated end time. This position also requires working holidays and weekends. Please submit your resume if interested. No phone calls or agencies please.**