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Microbiology Lab Technician Pasco FG

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Microbiology Lab Technician will be responsible for collecting and preparing product samples for microbiological analysis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collects and prepares product samples for microbiological analysis.
  • Documents sample ID and microorganism growth results.
  • Promptly communicates findings that fall outside allowable limits.
  • Responsible for inventory of micro lab supplies.
  • Stores and maintains retention samples.
  • Reconciliation of daily micro log with the inventory system to ensure all production samples are plated.
  • Manage positive release of product in inventory system.
  • Samples purchased products (micro-testing and grading).
  • Other duties assigned by department management.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

1+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

Other Information

  • Basic math skills
  • Good knowledge of computer systems and calculator
  • Ability to work in refrigerated and frozen environments
  • Good communication skills
  • Needs to be organized, efficient, and have Good time man

Job Requisition ID: 6799

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Pasco 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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