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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 Fermentation Technician - Tech 1 is an integral part of our Manufacturing team based out of our US - Sarasota, FL site.


Position Details

He/She will be responsible for performing the general lab maintenance, cleaning, instrument calibration and metrology, and testing in the laboratory while ensuring compliance to departmental policies and procedures applicable to the lab. The Technician will facilitate timely completion of lab projects and testing by effectively managing resources, providing feedback, and communication with the other lab technicians, scientists, and lab management. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare media; Set up, operate, clean and maintain equipment at the bench
  • Collect and record experiment samples, perform sample assays, perform data analysis and reporting, and maintain supply stocks
  • Receive, log, and process Diagnostic Kits
  • Accurately and precisely prepare and analyze samples 
  • Equipment and glassware cleaning, assembly and sterilization of laboratory equipment
  • Medium preparation, filtration and/or in situ sterilization
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Execution of experiment and sampling protocols; provide feedback and improve experiment and sampling protocols while using
  • Stock lab supplies and order as necessary to ensure adequate supplies.
  • Write, improve, and maintain Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Document experimental runs by maintaining accurate and thorough lab notebook and electronic documentation
  • Write technical reports to communicate results within team and across departments.

Key Competencies

Accepting Direction
Attendance and Punctuality
Attentive Listening
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


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

  • Bachelor on Biological Sciences or equivalent.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a laboratory enviornment

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: Osprey 
Department: Manufacturing 
Location: US - Sarasota, FL 
Work Schedule: 1st Shift Weekdays Only 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 

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