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Astrix Technology Microbiologist in Eddyville, Iowa



Eddyville, IA, US

Pay Rate Low: 24 | Pay Rate High: 27

  • Added - 15/05/2024

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Our client in Global Operations including Food Ingredients & Bio-Industrial, Animal Nutrition, Protein & Salt, Agricultural Supply Chain, and Metas & Shipping is looking for a Microbiologist to join the team!

Pay: $24-27/hr

Location: Eddyville, IA

Job Type: Contract-Hire

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with general lab duties which include but are not limited to preparation of sterile growth medium, stock solutions, and reagents, as well as general lab cleaning and dishwashing.

  • Perform aseptic sampling of manufacturing process.

  • Perform direct microscopy and plating while adhering to clean room protocols.

  • Prepare, inoculate, manage shake flasks using aseptic technique.

  • Prepare samples for analysis and analyze samples using a variety of analytical instruments such as a microscope and spectrophotometer.

  • Enter process and analytical data into Microsoft Excel.


  • 4-year college degree in a science field such as chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, or related field.

  • Laboratory experience via academic or prior position(s).

  • Capable of independent work, but seeks clarification, as needed, prior to starting tasks to provide deliverables.

  • Display good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Excel.

  • Knowledge of standard safe laboratory practices and a commitment to working safely.

  • Competency in aseptic culture techniques.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.