Laboratory Technician III, Microbiology (shift: M-F 10am to 7PM)

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Harris County, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 25, 2021
Closes
Jul 23, 2021
Ref
2317088229
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

The Laboratory Technician III - Microbiology performs microbiological testing on raw materials, in-process and finished product samples.

This position is responsible for the following:
  • Performing microbiological tests and interpreting the results based upon the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Prepares microbiological media.
  • Receives and/or prepares supplies and media.
  • Environmental and facility sample collection.
  • General laboratory cleaning and sanitation.
  • Entering data from testing for trend analysis.
  • Performing routine cleaning of incubators and refrigerators.
  • Maintain all necessary documentation regarding the activities listed above.
  • Perform any other tasks/duties as assigned by manager.



Qualifications

Qualifications - External

Education:
  • Bachelor's (B.S./B.A.) Degree in Microbiology or the Sciences. One (1) year of related lab experience is preferred.

Experience:
  • One (1) year of experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing microbiology lab or similar laboratory experience preferred.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Skills. Experience with LIMS, QMS and Trackwise preferred.
  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preferred.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to perform detailed tasks and document activities accurately.
  • Able to work in an aseptic controlled environment which includes wearing PPE, aseptic gowning qualifications, and subsequent gowning requalifications.
  • Specific vision requirements include 20/20 near vision (can be corrected with eyeglasses or contacts).
  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and communicate effectively in English.
  • Basic user knowledge and understanding of Windows based computer systems such as Microsoft Office, with an ability to learn other computer-based systems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Physically able to continuously stand and walk.
  • Physically able to lift up to 40 lbs. for men and 35 lbs. for women.
  • Physically able to bend, climb, lift, squat, stoop, and stretch to reach frequently.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
IC
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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