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Microbiology Lab Technician- 3rd Shift

Requisition ID 28245BR
Job Title Microbiology Lab Technician- 3rd Shift
Group MedSurg and Neurotech
Division Medical
Business Function Quality Assurance
Country United States
State/Province IL
City Cary
Employment Category Full Time
Percent Travel Required None
Shift 3rd
About Stryker
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are an EO employer ? M/F/Veteran/Disability.
Job Description / Information
The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:
+ Conduct Quality Control testing to determine quantity and quality of sample characteristics
+ Electronically capture, by means of thorough and clear documentation, all pertinent information required to verify the reliability of test results
+ Respond and react to the detection of testing anomalies and deviations in operation or procedure (performing instrument and method troubleshooting, initiating laboratory-based investigations, etc.)
+ Assist with reviewing and approving instrument outputs and test results containing mathematical calculations, graphs, charts, and narratives
+ Participate in routine instrument maintenance as assigned
+ Assist in execution of studies and protocols
+ Assist in training activities as assigned
Visual Activities: Must be capable of accurately discerning instrument read-outs or displays. Good color discrimination. Must possess appropriate manual dexterity for lab operations
Physical Activities: Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, reaching, handling, talking, hearing, pulling, fingering, grasping.
Minimum Qualifications
+ Bachelor?s degree is required.
+ Laboratory experience (preferably with quantitative and qualitative chemical or microbiological analysis)
+ Experience with instrumental analysis such as chromatography or spectroscopy (chemistry), rapid detection or microbial identification (microbiology) is a plus
+ Experience with a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) is a plus
+ Experience with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) or Quality System Regulation (QSR) desired
+ Requires experience with operating common laboratory instrumentation and equipment (fume hood, pH meter, microscope, etc.)
+ Basic laboratory metrology (e.g. volumetric labware, analytical and top-loading balance, etc.)
+ Computer literate in Word, Excel and Outlook
+ Maximum lifting height 6 feet. Occasionally exerting up to 50 pounds and routinely up to 25 pounds. Standing for extended periods of time Environmental Conditions
+ ?As a rule, the Laboratory Technician is subject to controlled indoor conditions with some temperature change from occasional tasks outdoors or in the warehouse. Will be exposed to materials that are hazardous. Will be exposed to unpleasant odors (characteristic of chemistry and microbiology laboratories). Personal protective equipment is provided. Lab coat and safety glasses are required at all times when in the microbiology laboratory.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Stryker is an EO employer ? M/F/Veteran/Disability


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