Job details Microbiologist

Posting Period

From November 10, 2021
to December 03, 2021

Country or region



Montréal, Québec

Business Unit

Corporate Group


Research and Development

Entry date

January 05, 2022

Job Status

Temporary - Full time (15 months)

Minimal required work experience

1 to 3 years

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree

Work schedule

37.5h per week (Monday to Friday)


Based on experience


Competitive social benefits


Main Functions

You will report directly to the supervisor of the microbiology laboratory. You will carry out the various activities related to the microbiology laboratory which includes the Lallemand Culture Collection.

The main functions associated with this position are:

  • Prepare and send pure culture strains (yeast, bacteria, fungus) to different plants and collaborators;
  • Characterization and analyzes strains (mainly yeast);
  • Participate in collecting and preserving data on new strains to be added in collection;
  • Analyze microbiological yeast (contaminants, viability, etc.);
  • Participate in the development and revision of laboratory procedures;
  • Prepare materials and culture media for analysis;
  • Contribute to the proper functioning of the laboratory;
  • Participate to other tasks that may be assigned.

Technical skills


  • Must be able to follow existing standard protocols and develop / optimize new protocols
  • Experience in microbiology laboratory and good laboratory practices
  • Bachelor degree in microbiology (or equivalent)
  • Excellent written and spoken skills in French and English

Personal abilities


  • High attention to details and compliance with standards and procedures
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Teamwork, sense of responsibility and autonomy
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good problem solving skills

General criteria


  • Ability to handle loads (20 kg)


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4,500 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand's corporate division encompasses all of the support services offered to our branches. Its goal is to optimize internal processes, ensure that your operation is running smoothly, and that your strategy is well thought-out.

Our corporate branch's head office is located in Montreal, Canada, and relies on a team that specializes in: Management; Finance and accounting; Engineering; Research and Development (R&D); Human Resources (HR); and Information Technology (IT). If you want to help bring enthusiasm, collaboration and innovation to our workplace, we'd love to get to know you!

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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