QC Microbiology Tech I

Employer
Gilead Sciences
Location
Morris Plains, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 13, 2021
Closes
Jun 01, 2021
Ref
2144209486
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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Job Description

Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • Environmental monitoring of cGMP-controlled areas.
  • Total particulate count monitoring of controlled areas.
  • Sampling and testing of pharmaceutical grade water.
  • Microbial Enumerations Testing (Bioburden)
  • Microbial Endotoxin Testing (Kinetic Chromogenic, Turbidimetric, Gel-Clot)
  • Biological Indicator Enumeration Testing
  • Growth Promotion Testing of Media and Culture
  • Microbial identifications.
  • Accurate and thorough documentation.
  • Proficiently perform all qualified testing methods used by the Microbiology department.
  • Monitors biohazardous waste and coordinates its removal with qualified safety personnel.
  • Wraps and prepares equipment for sterilization.
  • Maintains the lab areas in a clean, orderly, and sanitized state.
  • Be able to work in GMP lab areas as well as Manufacturing and R&D environments.
  • Potential exposure to extreme temperature with water sampling. Repetitive motions are involved.


Required Education and Experience:
  • Associate's degree in microbiology, biology, or other relevant scientific discipline and 1+ years of related lab experience OR a Bachelor's degree or other relevant scientific discipline and 0-1 years of related lab experience.
  • Gown Qualified.
  • Must possess proven understanding of SOPs and cGMP guidelines and regulations.
  • Must possess excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong aseptic techniques and documentation skills.
  • Ability to follow SOPs and cGMP guidelines and regulations is required.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and perform job responsibilities under minimal supervision.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office applications.
  • Be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and climb ladders for sampling tasks.
  • Must be able to pass gowning qualification
  • Be able to work in GMP lab areas as well as Manufacturing and R&D environments.
  • Potential exposure to extreme temperature with water sampling.



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