Position Description

Lab Associate - Microbiology
Location Salt Lake City
Job Code 1334
# of openings 1
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USANA Health Sciences is seeking a self-starting and dependable individual to join our team as a lab associate focused in microbiology. In this position, you test products to verify their safety.

In this entry-level position, you will prepare and maintain laboratory samples and materials, streak bacteria into various media, and track environmental microorganism development. In addition, you will document results of experiment and analyses. Your ability to communicate effectively with a number of various departments will be integral to your success. As you develop in this position, you will have the opportunity to develop upon your existing skillset and potentially within the company.

A successful individual in this position will exemplify USANA’s core values and will be dedicated to ensuring they’ve done their part to ensure USANA’s products maintain the highest level of quality.  


Additional Essential Functions

  • Ability to follow written lab procedures
  • Operate and maintain lab equipment
  • Understand and adhere to GMP policies and procedures

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in science related field or 2—5 years of professional laboratory experience; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Must exhibit proficiency in basic laboratory skills and safety practices
  • Ability to perform basic math functions


We've been around a while. We've done some amazing things. We've climbed to the top of the nutritional supplement industry, touching millions of lives along the way. Founded in 1992 by Dr. Myron Wentz, USANA Health Sciences is a U.S.-based international company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care, and energy products in our FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City, Utah.

USANA is committed to making the highest quality products without compromise. That's why we use only the purest ingredients, stringent quality control, and a manufacturing process that's second-to-none. After all, at USANA we make more than just nutritionals––we help others create their USANA lifestyle. And we are able to do that with teams of incredible employees based around the world.

USANA employees do more than work for our company­––we embody the culture, and we live our company values: Excellence, Integrity, Health, and Community. We are committed to doing whatever it takes to ensure USANA’s direct-selling Associates are supplied with whatever they need to become successful.

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