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About Phibro Animal Health Corporation

Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a publicly traded organization with a rich history spanning nearly 100 years of service. The Company is a global manufacturer of medicated feed additives, feed ingredients, advanced nutrition solutions, vaccines and specialty chemicals for various industrial markets. Phibro’s revenues are in excess of $820 million, and are supported by over 1500 employees worldwide.

 

The Diagnostics Lab Tech is an integral part of our Laboratory Services team based out of our US - Omaha, NE - Vaccines site.

 

Position Details

The Diagnostics Laboratory Technician is an integral part of our Diagnostics team based out of our Phibro Vaccine Omaha Office, in Omaha, NE. The position will support the Diagnostic’s Laboratory in all areas, including; molecular epidemiology, molecular and protein analysis of submissions and traditional bench microbiology techniques. Set up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment, monitor experiments, observe, and document results.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Necropsy
  • Bacteriology Bench
  • Molecular Biology

Key Competencies

Accountable
Accepting Direction
Attendance and Punctuality
Attentive Listening
Collaborative
Communicating Effectively
Critical Thinking
Delivering High Quality Work
Demonstrating Initiative
Detailed Oriented
Displaying Technical Expertise
Following Policies and Procedures
Interacting with People at Different Levels
Managing Time
Prioritizing and Organizing Work
Problem Solving
Working Safely

Skills

High degree of time management skills and ability to handle multiple priorities and projects at once.
Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Education & Experience

  • Education and/or Experience: Bachelors of Science degree with 2 or more years of laboratory experience required.
  • Reasoning Ability: Requires critical thinking to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approached to problems.  Complex problem solving to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions and systems analysis to determine how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Analytical and Communication Skills: Ability to read, analyze, interpret and correspond in the English language for general business reports, professional journals, technical procedures, and reports. Ability to apply routine scientific mathematical formulas, statistics, as well as applying scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
  • Physical Demands: Lift 50 lbs. occasionally. Must be able to move from place to place in all areas of the lab.   Must be able to stand and bend during most of the shift.  Requires good hand/eye coordination to perform various tests and good eyesight for calibrations and operation of lab equipment.
  • Work Environment: Basic lab environment that requires the wearing of PPE.

Physical Requirements

Operations of laboratory equipment
Required to bend frequently
Required to sit frequently
Required to stand frequently
Required to talk or hear constantly
Required to use hands constantly
Required to walk frequently
Specific vision abilities include ability to adjust focus
Specific vision abilities include close vision
Specific vision abilities include depth perception
Specific vision abilities include distance vision
Specific vision abilities include perpheral vision

 

Phibro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Business Unit: Animal Health & Mineral Nutrition   
Division: Animal Health & Nutrition 
Department: Laboratory Services 
Location: US - Omaha, NE - Vaccines 
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Standard Work hours) 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 

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