Execute all lab methods per Good Laboratory Practices to test raw materials, in-process samples,and finished goods.
Aseptically sample products for microbial testing; determine levels of microorganisms and ensure all products are free of harmful pathogens
Perform other microbial tests, including challenge testing to determine preservative efficacy,environmental monitoring, and probiotic testing
Study the growth, structure, development, and other characteristics of microorganisms
Identify microorganisms by microscopic examination of physiological, morphological, and cultural characteristics
Report test results and processes to ensure conformance to laboratory and document/record control procedures
Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions,conclusions, or approaches to problems.
Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
Control operations of equipment or systems daily; assist in the calibration and verification of new and existing laboratory equipment
Monitor/Assess performance of self to make improvements or take corrective action