Pathology Laboratory Technician in Goldsboro, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

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Job Description

Pathology Laboratory Technician

Location:Goldsboro

Department:

Live Operations

Reports to:

Path Lab Supervisor

Shift:

Day

           

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for sample collection, identification, log in, forwarding samples for testing, entry of test results and reporting test results.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Sample collection in hatchery and feed mill settings
  • Sample preparation for bacterial testing
  • Request sampling when required
  • Ensure requested samples are submitted
  • Assist with sample testing
  • Plating bacterial cultures on appropriate media
  • Test kit preparation
  • Computer entry of data and laboratory results
  • Generating laboratory reports
  • Other laboratory duties as needed
  • Day travel to Butterball locations on company vehicle

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn laboratory procedures
  • Ability to work independently
  • Operation of laboratory equipment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Data collection techniques and terminology
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

Education and Experience

Degree or enrolled in Biology, Microbiology, Poultry Science, Animal Science or related degree program or related work experience.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements Physical Demands

  • Dusty environment in feed mills and hatcheries
  • Ability to climb ladders and reach
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Light to moderate cleaning in pathology laboratory is required

Work Environment

  • Casual environment requiring comfortable attire for working with animals/hatcheries/feedmills

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