• location: Saint Louis, MO
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $20 - $24 per hour
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Randstad, in partnership with Bayer Crop Science has an immediate position open for a Microbiologist. Bayer is one of the world's leading agricultural technology companies. They are a company committed to innovation, focused on working with farmers to help them produce more with fewer natural resources

Support studies from various projects within Bayer by analyzing different microbial species.
Perform microbial viability and stability assays according to standard protocols.
Process samples to recover microbes in order to culture them in different media.
Performs analysis of chemical compounds present in samples.
Generates and delivers reports to different groups within company.
Operate, troubleshoots and perform maintenance on lab equipment.
Helps with lab maintenance and re-stocking tasks.
Interacts with different groups inside and outside the organization.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Bachelor's in Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry or related field with 1-3 years of experience.
Experience with microbiology techniques (microbial isolation, culture, characterization)
Experience with molecular biology techniques (DNA isolation, purification, PCR)
Hands-on experience with maintaining and troubleshooting HPLC instruments.
Proficient in chromatography software and analysis of data.
Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Sample and Solution preparation experience.
Results oriented.
Attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication.
Ability to interact with different groups in the company
Independent or able to work with minimal supervision.
Able to plan, execute, troubleshoot and prioritize experiments and report results.



Desired Qualifications:

Masters Degree
Experience identifying and isolating secondary metabolites from plants.
Experience in High throughput setting.
Lean Practitioner.
LIMS knowledge.
Understand and follow GLPs.
Create, review and edit SOPs.

Please send resumes to kenny.hart@randstadusa.com or apply online

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