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Job Position: Lab Technician
Job Group: R&D (70%), QC (30%)
Job Type: Full Time
Location: 1710 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Contact: Apply by sending your cover letter and resume to

Your application will not be considered until all documents are received.

Job Description:
SCD Probiotics is looking for a Lab Technician for R & D. The Position will report to VP, R & D.


Job duties include, but not limited to:
  • Preparing microbiological media and reagents.
  • Sample preparation and dilution.
  • Sample plating and incubation under aerobic and anaerobic conditions.
  • Recording microbial colonies: enumeration and morphology.
  • Initial identification: gram stain, selective and differential media.
  • Identification of microbial colonies: advanced biochemical and DNA sequencing methodology.
  • Preservation of microbial colonies: short-term and long-term.
  • Other duties as required.

Required Skills/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology, Biology, Biotechnology, or related science major.


  • Aseptic microbiological techniques.
  • Microbial identification based on advanced biochemical methodology is a plus.
  • PCR experience is a plus.


  • Ability to analyze and interpret experimental data.
  • Excellent computer skills including, but not limited to Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with both internal and external groups.
  • Strong trouble shooting skills.
  • Ability to work independently or within a team with supervision.

Typical Mental Demands:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Well organized and methodical, yet flexible to changing priorities.

SCD Probiotics offers a competitive compensation structure that includes health, vision and dental insurance.

Become a part of our fast growing, high energy organization with potential for advancement. We are a team-centric group working to create and promote eco-friendly products to foster healthy personal and environmental outcomes. SCD Probiotics is a drug-free environment and an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V).