Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Canaan, Connecticut, US
Jul 02, 2021
Aug 06, 2021
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Description Summary
The Laboratory Technician is responsible for preparing and performing the microbiological testing required for Internal (BD Canaan) and External (BDX) Lab Customers per established Work Instructions and Standards. The Technician must exercise accuracy in performing test procedures and must keep accurate records.
Job Description
- Responsible for Sterility Testing, including SDAs, Sterility tests, and BI tests while maintaining a sterile field
- Responsible for non-sterile product Bioburden testing while maintaining a sterile field
- Responsible for LAL testing
- Cleaning and disinfection of the micro lab spaces
- Environmental monitoring of the manufacturing floor and the Controlled Access Room
- Preparing media for all associated testing, and the associated quality checks, as well as sterilization of testing utensils
- OOS investigation of testing failures
- Calibration and validation of the Micro Lab equipment
- Cleaning and decontamination glassware used in microbiological equipment
- Trend micro lab testing data
- Works with Internal and External Customers to ensure customer satisfaction, adherence to Standards and adherence to schedules
- Education in laboratory procedures and techniques or equivalent work experience is required.
- Strong verbal, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Aseptic skills and accuracy required in performing tests.
- Ability to update lab policies and procedures
Additional and Preferred Skills:
- College level Microbiology coursework.
- Preparing product test samples as well as preparing EPCDs
- Read Preefil Validation testing
- GMP training and auditing
- Participate in audits from ISO, customers
- Other duties as assigned
Primary Work Location
USA CT - Canaan
Additional Locations
Work Shift
US BD 1st Shift 7am-330pm (United States of America)
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