Provide technical support in the laboratory.
Assist the lab manager and supervisors in the laboratory operations.
Maintain Interstate Milk Suppliers (IMS) certification status for the laboratory to include General Cultural Procedure, Direct Microscopic Somatic Cell Count, Combi Foss, Bactoscan, and Antibiotic tests according to Appendix N
Maintain all records required for IMS certification
Organize, log and analyze samples to meet the requirements for IMS certification
Maintain equipment to include the Combi Foss and Bactoscan and other instrumentation
Maintain laboratory supplies and daily use reagents
Communicate test results and requests to producers and field staff
Transmit or record test results
Maintain records for producer and outside customer billing
Analyze samples accurately and in a timely manner including all calibration sets
Perform all laboratory procedures
Participate in annual IMS and Appendix N splits
Assist lab manager in special projects
Keep lab manager informed of pertinent information regarding the daily workings of the laboratory
The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
Other duties may be assigned.