Quality Control Technician Marrone Organic Innovations
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Headquartered in Davis, CA, Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) (NASDAQ: MBII) is a global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental, and water treatment markets. The company?s effective and environmentally responsible biopesticides help customers around the world operate more sustainably while controlling pests, improving plant health, and increasing crop yields. Industry pioneers and experts in the field of natural products, MBI is dedicated to discovering, developing, and marketing better biopesticides that support a better tomorrow.
We are currently looking for a Quality Control Technician to join our Quality Control group. This position will help scientists conduct bioassays on products in a laboratory setting and will generate test records that are accurate, concise, and complete. The QC technician should possess basic knowledge of mussel and plant physiology, microbiology, and general lab equipment and practices.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Basic lab maintenance and cleaning
Prepare a variety of media types and laboratory reagents
Maintain plant and mussel cultures and for bioassays
Conduct mussel and plant bioassays to test efficacy of products
Perform microbial quantification using standard plating methods
Collect, input, and organize test data and report results
Be aware of R&D and manufacturing policies, safety concerns, and environmental conditions that can affect product quality
Comply with quality systems procedures, as applicable
Package and store applicable product retains
Maintain test stations and equipment
Support other laboratory functions as required
Additional Responsibilities and Duties:
Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures, and report all unsafe activities to appropriate supervisor
Participate in efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge and skill
Perform other duties as assigned
A. Education and Experience
This position shall preferably have prior experience working in a regulated laboratory setting. An Associate?s degree in a Biological discipline or three years of equivalent educational or work experience is required for this position.
B. Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, regulations, and laboratory procedures. Possess the ability to write documents and report data. Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and peers.
C. Mathematical Skills
Able to calculate figures and amounts such as area, length, and volume. Able to calculate and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and statistical functions to practical situations.
D. Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Able to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism such as graphs, formulas and scientific equations.
E. Computer Operations
Possess intermediate personal computer skills including electronic mail, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphics.
Must have good organizational and record keeping skills and be capable of handling and carrying out multiple tasks and projects simultaneously under stringent deadlines.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL & MENTAL FUNCTIONS:
The Quality Control Technician must have manual dexterity sufficient to handle and perceive attributes of very small objects and be able to perform semi-strenuous physical activities such as lifting up to 50 pounds and standing for long periods of time.
Must be able to function in working conditions that are adequately lighted, moderately heated or air-conditioned, and in an indoor office, laboratory, and production setting.
In the course of daily activities, technicians can be exposed to air contamination such as disagreeable odors and may be exposed to toxic or caustic substances.
The individual should appreciate our entrepreneurial, fast-paced, agile, and dynamic work setting. He/she should be enthusiastic and energetic, goal-driven, and highly motivated to complete tasks in a timely, efficient manner. The candidate should also thrive in a strong team environment, be a self-starter and comfortable speaking up in company meetings.
An individual who is positive, interactive, resourceful and creative in problem solving by thinking ?out of the box? will be highly valued in this role.
The salary range is competitive. MBI offers a comprehensive benefits package including stock options, a 401(k) plan with employer match, and a health plan including medical and dental coverage, life insurance coverage, long term disability, and a flexible spending account for child care or medical expenses. In addition, this position is eligible for an annual bonus plan tied to individual and company performance goals.
The above is a list of essential duties and responsibilities for this position. This list is not all-inclusive. This job description may be modified as needed.
MBI is an equal-opportunity employer. A pre-employment drug screen will be required.
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Davis, CA 95618
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