Microbiologist II

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Employer
Aerotek
Location
Morton Grove, Illinois, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 19, 2021
Ref
2225624783
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Description:
Summary:
With only general guidance from mentor, performs testing of raw materials, finished products, and stability samples in support of pharmaceutical production. Testing may include, but is not limited to: Preparing slants, Roux bottles, Harvesting, Suspension Preparation, Dilutions, Media Preparation with pH Adjustment and beginning training on more advanced tests including Nystatin Bioassay Testing and Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing. More difficult plate readings requiring more judgment are learned at this level. This includes environmental monitoring plates and bioassay plates.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
• Conducts testing assignments directed by Laboratory Management in a compliant, efficient and timely manner.
• Documents accurately all activities, rigorously adhering to cGMP/GLP and all company standards.
• Strictly adhere to all approved methodologies and SOPs without deviation.
• Conducts all activities while adhering to company and departmental safety program.
• Maintains the personal work area appearance and any other areas as defined by Laboratory Management.
• Is learning to review and verify data generated by other Microbiologists (review for accuracy and adherence to approved procedures). Once training is complete, may be responsible for review of data, notebooks, etc. generated by peers.
• Performs cleaning of laboratories, incubators/refrigerators, and equipment as required.
• May begin to assist in training of entry level Microbiologists.
• May be responsible for some secondary or housekeeping tasks.
• Understands the principles of 3 main tests (Micro Limits, AET, Bioassay) and what is required for each.
• Assists Laboratory Management with troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance instrumentation.
• Is learning the process of developing, writing, and revising applicable controlled documents under supervision.
Skills:
Micro Limits, Bioassay, AET, Microbiology, media preparation, PH, Dilutions, GMP, antimicrobial, Microsoft office, LIMS, Suspension preperation, Nystatin Bioassay
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Qualifications:
• Meets Microbiologist I requirements plus at least 1 year hands-on lab experience. Combinations of college (BS, MS, PhD) plus relevant lab experience may be considered.
• Good computer and software skills.
• Good problem solving aptitude, communication and multi-tasking skills.
• Has intermediate level of knowledge of general analytical concepts, practices, and procedures.
• Understands regulatory standards.
• At least 7 Microbiology Proficiency Test have been completed successfully.
Experience Level:
Intermediate Level
About Aerotek:
We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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