Microbiologist

Employer
Catalent
Location
Webster, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 22, 2021
Ref
2240606277
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description
Position Overview:

Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here

Position Summary

The QC Microbiologist is responsible for the performance of microbial release assays, assay qualifications, and other in-process product microbial assays to support Phase I/II/III and Commercial GMP manufacturing under cGMP and GLP guidelines.

The Role
  • Performs USP 61 Microbial Limits Testing, USP 62 Absence of Specified Microorganisms, and Water Testing (Microbial, TOC, Nitrates, Conductivity, Endotoxin)
  • Performs Identification of organisms (gram staining and chemical analysis) and Growth promotion of media
  • Responsible for Equipment testing
  • Conducts Environmental Monitoring and resultant plate reading
  • Writes, reviews, and executes standard operating procedures, qualifications, study protocols, and deviation reports.
  • Assists in preparation of project plans, status reports, and oral presentations with management.
  • Coordinates inventory and release of microbial media to assure a high and accurate throughput.
  • Provides input for the existing and upcoming Quality Control programs.
  • Maintains laboratory metrics and maintains assay release documentation and details.
  • Writes and executes procedures for aseptic process simulations specific to each cell therapy process.

The Candidate
  • B.S. in microbiology or related field
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in a CGMP laboratory is preferred
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Key leadership attributes
  • Leads with Integrity and Respect
  • Delivers Results
  • Demonstrates Business Acumen
  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Champions Change
  • Engages and Inspires
  • Coaches and Develops

Position Benefits
  • Potential for career growth within an expanding team
  • Defined career path and annual performance review & feedback process
  • Cross-functional exposure to other areas of within the organization
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K are all offered from day one of employment
  • 19 days of paid time off annually + 8 paid holidays
  • Gain experience in the cutting-edge gene therapy space
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to DisabilityAccommodations@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.
    Job Info Type: Full timeLocation: Webster, TX

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