Leprino Foods

  • Associate Microbiologist

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(8/21/2018 11:34 AM)
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Quality & Food Safety
  • Overview

    For our Denver, CO corporate headquarters we are seeking an Associate Microbiologist on our RDQ division to help us achieve the growth needed to continue moving our organization to even larger levels!

     The Associate Microbiologist performs pathogen and other microbiological testing
    on manufactured products, purchased products and environmental samples in a timely and accurate
    manner. In addition, this position supports the Microbiology and GRDQ teams by providing overall lab
    support, acting as a dependable and accurate technical resource, and sharing knowledge and innovative
    ideas to continuously improve the company.


    Working Relationships:
    This position reports to the Manager level.
    This position primarily interacts with team members, GRDQ, and manufacturing plants.


    We Ask of You To:

    • Perform microbiological testing and provide results accurately, safely, efficiently, and in a timely manner.
    • Maintain detailed and accurate records of all testing results, comments, deviations and control information as well as communicate test results to internal customers.
    • Perform proficiency testing.
    • Perform SOPs to safely and accurately open and close the lab.
    • Prepares media according to manufacturer’s instructions.
    • Verify that instruments and equipment are properly maintained.
    • Participate in housekeeping activities.
    • Provide On‐the‐Job Training (OJT) to lower‐level positions.
    • Demonstrate gained experience and knowledge by providing guidance and technical knowledge to internal and external customers.
    • Troubleshoot non‐compliance testing in conjunction with the Microbiology Manager and assists with corrections.
    • Upon request, drafts SOPs and Work Instructions.


    Offering You In Return:

    • The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. Leprino couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible workforce. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with Leprino is our ultimate goal. Through competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, and sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit, incentives, and our annual Profit Sharing plan – Leprino hires to retire.
    • A chance to reside in sunny Denver, Colorado: 300 days of sunshine, the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and all its outdoor wonders!


    You Have (Mandatory Qualifications):

    • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, or related field
    • 0‐2 years of laboratory experience


    A career with Leprino Foods means you’ll be part of a worldwide group of individuals dedicated to producing high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Your contributions will be noticed and rewarded as you work to further our company, our customers, and one another. Apply today to learn more about our Corporate Information Systems career path. 



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