Lakeland, Florida, US
Jun 09, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as a *Microbiologist *at a prestigious Fortune 500® company working in *Lakeland, FL**.*

*Important information:* This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the "Submit Resume" button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter for this position ([Brooke.Schoen@kellyservices.com](mailto:Brooke.Schoen@kellyservices.com)) however your resume must be received via the "Submit Resume" button included within.

*Job Title: **Microbiologist*

*Pay rate: $46.35+ depending on experience*

*Position Summary*:

Identify, isolate and study microorganisms and their byproducts as it relates to the sterilization of medical devices. Maximize the biocompatibility of products using industry guidelines and advanced testing technologies. Work closely with operations groups to lead continuous quality improvement initiatives. Coordinate and complete projects with minimal supervision.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*:

Apply cGLP, cGMP, ANSI, AAMI, ISO, FDA, EPA, and USP guidelines to the bioburden, cytotoxicity, bacterial endotoxin, and

biocompatibility analysis of medical devices.

Lead and participate in the development and improvement of the manufacturing processes for existing and new products.

Lead in the development, review and approval of sterilization process and equipment validation/qualifications (IQ, OQ & PQ).

Be the subject matter expert and point of contact for suppliers for new process development, quality issues and process improvements for assigned projects.

Support product transfers.

Review/approve product and process change control documentation and specifications.

Review/approve nonconforming material and system documentation.

Act as mentor to others.


4+ years of applied device or pharmaceutical microbiological or biological testing, research and development, or sterility assurance


Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of microbiological concepts, practices, and procedures.

Demonstrated knowledge of the fundamentals of ethylene oxide and gamma irradiation sterilization.

Demonstrated ability to maximize the biocompatibility of products using industry guidelines and advanced testing technologies.

Ability to complete complex tasks using creativity, personal experience and good judgment.

Ability to apply ISO, AAMI, USP, ANSI, EPA, EU and related guidelines toward the design, manufacturing, development, and launch of innovations that are strategically important to the business.

Demonstrated ability to solve problems, troubleshooting, and organize priorities.

Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills.

A positive, energetic team player, and an advocate for product excellence and quality.

Must be results oriented, a quick learner, and able to respond to the urgent needs of the team ensuring all deadlines are met.

Demonstrated ability to technically mentoring junior engineers and scientists.

Demonstrated ability to sustain exceptional performance and / or have more experience in a large role.

*Work Environment*

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel

objects; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to low.

May be exposed to Hazardous materials. Employees need to consult MSDS in their work area.

Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment to protect against exposure to Blood borne Pathogens and chemicals.

*We invite you to bookmark our Web site and encourage you to review it regularly for new opportunities worldwide: *[www.kellyservices.com](http://www.kellyservices.com/)*.*

*Kelly Services® is a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company. With our global network of branch locations, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with international staffing support and our employees with diverse assignments around the world.*

*Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Why Kelly®?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of [benefits](https://www.mykelly.us/us-mykelly/perks/)?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. [Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.](https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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