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Microbiologist I

Plymouth, MN 55446
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Microbiologist I


Plymouth, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Oct 29, 2019

**Careers That ChangeLives**

The Microbiologist 1 position is an entry level,
laboratory based position whose major purpose is to support the Plymouth
laboratory. The Microbiologist 1 will
support microbiological
testing, sterilization, and environmental monitoring activities. Schedules,
conducts, documents, and communicates the results of microbiology laboratory
and sterilization tests. Must be capable of conducting routine laboratory tasks
with minimal or no supervision but may need to consult with microbiologists or
sterilization specialists for guidance and support. Conducts laboratory test
work in accordance with specific, detailed instructions. Orders lab supplies
and ensures adequate inventory is readily available for use in testing.
Participates in scheduled lab cleaning and maintenance activities.

The Plymouth Laboratory Services Department located in
Plymouth, MN directly services manufacturing locations worldwide. The Microbiologist I works both individually
and as part of a team.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties
may be assigned


+ Work primarilywithin the microbiology laboratory performing standard microbiological tests(i.e. bioburden, endotoxin, characterizations, and environmental monitoring)

+ Coordination andexecution of sterilization requalification/dose audit protocols

+ Test DI water formicrobial and bacterial endotoxin content

+ Collect, analyze,and trend microbiological data and provide summaries to internal customers

+ Performenvironmental testing of clean-rooms: Non-Viable Air Particulate Counts, ViableAir Particulate Counts, Contact Surface Plates, Microbial Assays

+ Ordering/stockingof supplies. Ensure lab supply inventory is maintained at adequate levels tosupport required laboratory testing

+ May providetraining and instruction to others, as required.

+ Develop newlaboratory procedures and maintain existing procedures

+ Leadinvestigations for out of tolerance events and implement effective correctiveactions

+ Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) andgain certification through on the job training from team leader.

**Must Have: MinimumRequirements**

**Tobe considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evidenton your resume.**

Bachelor's degree in Science or technical field
with 0+ years of work experience in microbiology, sterilization, and/or
biocompatibility experience

**Nice to Have**

College biology courses/laboratory.

Skills: Requirements - Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point

Aseptic Technique, Comfort with using repeater and
mechanical pipetters

Listening; Written and Oral Communication, Organized; Time

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic,
we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help
alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.
We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than
yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create
meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our
team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve
patients lives. Help us shape the future.

**Physical Job Requirements**

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities
section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently
mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and
communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to
understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific
to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-12-07

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