laboratory technician microbiology (m/w). in Konolfingen

Olivia Gobeli, Berne
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konolfingen, bern
Life Sciences
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olivia gobeli, berne
058 201 42 20
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We are looking for our customer, Nestlé Research Center in Konolfingen, as soon as possible a Laboratory Technician Microbiology (m/w). Activity rate 80%.

Our customer, Nestlé Research Center in Konolfingen (Bern), Switzerland, develop new products, processes and packaging concepts in the areas of Milk and Nutrition for Nestlé worldwide. In addition, they also provide technical assistance and engineering support to their factories.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare and perform standard microbial analyses
  • Coordinate and perform environmental monitoring for pathogens (pilot plant) and free chlorine in water
  • Perform hygiene monitoring of laboratory surfaces, air and water used for processing
  • Substitutes for coordinator of routine analyses (approve analyses requests, release results and liaise with lab manager in case of non-conformities)
  • Ensure compliance with GLP and other lab standards (safety etc.)
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area (e.g. biosafety cabinets)
  • Assist in general GLP maintenance work and in calibration work on ICP?s (i.e. balances, thermometer, autoclaves)
  • Provide administration support (e.g. dispatching samples to other centers, ordering of laboratory material etc.)
  • Contribute to routine experiments/protocols related to product development projects, new method development, validation projects and technical assistance requests


Education and experience

  • Federal VET diploma as Laboratory Technician or equivalent
  • Experience in analytical microbiology
  • Previous experience in another laboratory or analytical environment is a plus
  • Solid knowledge of English

Key Behaviours

  • Understand the business environment
  • Practice what you preach
  • Initiative
  • Result focus
  • Proactive cooperation

Nestlé offer you the opportunity to support scientific innovation. Show us that you demonstrate strong result focus, proactive cooperation and precision and apply with your complete application (cv, motivation letter, references) now online.