Microbiologist

Employer
Cosmax NBT
Location
Garland, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 07, 2021
Closes
Sep 09, 2021
Ref
2302836914
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
SUMMARY:

The Microbiologist will drive quality systems as they relate to the manufacturing and testing of cGMP drug products. These duties will include, but not limited to, providing general laboratory support for raw material, in-process, stability, and finished product testing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepare and analyze raw materials and finished goods according to USP, AOAC, or in-house methodologies and BIOLUMIX.
  • Prepare and report results and lab notes for microbiological testing.
  • Prepare media, reagents, and chemicals for microbiological testing.
  • Test raw materials, in process, and finished productions according to most current and up-to-date specifications.
  • Conduct stability testing on finished products, R&D samples, manually document and create lab notes.
  • Assist lab supervisor with calibrations and verifications.
  • Monitor and maintain microbiology lab inventory.


MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Working knowledge of aseptic technique and serial dilutions.
  • Must have good understanding of cGMPs and GLPs.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products required.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines.
  • Able to use logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems.
  • Takes initiative and seeks additional training or direction as needed.
  • Must be willing to abide by Cosmax NBT USA's policies and procedures, including those that are safety-related.
  • Self-motivated individual willing to work hard, able to work in a group and alone, and be quality conscious.
  • Demonstrates a professional, team first attitude toward work and co-workers.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of tools and equipment.
  • Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking of English.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition or related field.
  • A minimum of three to five (3-5) years of experience in field, laboratory, or production facility quality control strongly (Required).
  • Working knowledge of aseptic technique and serial dilutions.
  • Must have good understanding of cGMPs and GLPs.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products required.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines.
  • Able to use logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems.
  • Takes initiative and seeks additional training or direction as needed.
  • Must be willing to abide by Cosmax NBT USA's policies and procedures, including those that are safety-related.
  • Self-motivated individual willing to work hard, able to work in a group and alone, and be quality conscious.
  • Demonstrates a professional, team first attitude toward work and co-workers.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of tools and equipment.
  • Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking of English.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Manufacturing work environment. Constant physical activities are required for this position. Able to tolerate working environment with inside hot and cold temperatures.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Activities include: ability to reach overhead, squat, and bend at the waist; the ability to lift up to 50 pounds or more; ability to climb up and down stairs throughout a shift; tolerance of standing posture continuously during shift; intense walking is involved. Dexterity for manipulating work materials; repetitive motion; proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English. Ability to respond to safety signals, such as those generated by forklifts.

TRAVEL:

None

Cosmax NBT USA is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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