Microbiologist II

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Teva Pharmaceuticals
Forest, Virginia, US
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Microbiologist II
Date: May 14, 2021
Location: Forest, Virginia, US, 24551
Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals
Company Info
Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!
Job Description
This position performs routine and complex microbiological testing on bulk chemicals and drug products (raw materials and drug product) including environmental monitoring of rooms (air/surface/etc), compressed gases, clean steam, water, media and reagent preparation and growth promotion utilizing good documentation and compliance to procedures.
Primary Activities:
- Perform the environmental monitoring of the classified areas and support facilities during and after production
- Collect and test water, steam, air and compressed gases for micro testing
- Trending and various assessments/reports as required
- Test raw material, in-process, finished goods, stability samples as applicable
- Prepare media and perform growth promotion
- Conduct microbial identifications
- Data entry and Review data generated by other microbiologist(s) as needed
- Prepare samples for shipment to contract labs as applicable
- Support Production, Validation, and Quality Assurance needs
- Follow Teva Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures
Secondary Activities:
- Lab organizational/operational set-u and qualification
- Support validation/qualification activities (process/equipment/facility)
- Develop, Transfer and Validate microbiology test methods
- A Bachelor's of Science degree in Microbiology with a suggested minimum of 3 years of professional experience in a pharmaceutical microbiology laboratory or equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Knowledge of microbiology subject matter, microbiology tests, aseptic techniques
- Basic knowledge of cGMPs, GLP, FDA guidelines, USP and EP and applicable regulatory requirements
- Reading, understanding and compliance to company policies, procedures
- Microscope, autoclave, laminar flow hood usage
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, basic computer skills and data entry
- Detail oriented, team player with strong interpersonal skills
- Proven ability to work independently with minimal input from management, set priorities, schedule, execute and complete project to meet deadlines
Sub Function
Manufacturing Quality Control
Reports To
In process of validation
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