QC Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Employer
Synectics Inc.
Location
East Syracuse, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 19, 2021
Closes
Jul 23, 2021
Ref
2292040857
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description
The Microbiological Control (MC) Laboratory supports the onsite small scale commercial manufacturing facility. The QC Microbiology Laboratory Technician conducts routine microbiological laboratory testing of raw materials and products for in-process, release and stability samples in compliance with methods, procedures, protocols and regulatory requirements. The QC Microbiology Laboratory technician performs lab analysis of environmental and utility samples and identification of microorganisms according to defined procedures.

Duties/Responsibilities: (describe the most critical responsibilities/accountabilities of this position)

• Perform laboratory analysis of samples, using aseptic technique, following established procedures and in full compliance with official compendia, health authority regulations, and established BMS policies.
• Conduct qualification of methods and/or other laboratory studies, according to scientific protocols.
• Maintains accurate records of work performed and documents results, according to good documentation practices and established procedures as well as perform data entry into LIMS.
• Assist with review of worksheets, as assigned.
• Assists in the investigation of OOS results in areas of assigned responsibility.
• Operates and maintains laboratory instruments, while ensuring the reliability of instrumentation through proper maintenance, with ability to troubleshoot minor issues.
• Must analyze, evaluate, and interpret data, notifying clients of results, and assisting to resolve issues, if applicable. Identify opportunities for workflow and procedural improvements.
• Promotes quality, safety and health, by ensuring clean work area, and adherence to procedures and safety culture.
• Must participate in continuous improvement using lean principles to assist with streamlining and making the laboratory efficient.
• Work schedule includes weekends and holidays.

QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of aseptic technique, environmental monitoring, and microbiological Quality Control testing and procedures preferred. Has excellent manual dexterity and aseptic technique. Has ability to complete sampling or testing assignments in a timely and compliant manner, with minimal supervision. Perform limited interpretation of data. Demonstrate ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and complete assignments in a timely and compliant manner, with minimal supervision. Knowledge of cGMPs and compendia testing required. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:

B.S. degree in Biological Sciences or related field with 0-3 years of QC microbiology laboratory experience preferred
Company DescriptionSynectics is one of the nation's foremost consulting firms, working with a client base that includes some of the leading institutions and Fortune 500 corporations in the United States. We seek to bring the most highly qualified professionals to assignments that they will find challenging and fulfilling. We also seek to justify our clients' expectations that every Synectics consultant will bring the highest possible effort to their endeavors every day. Our success has depended on our consistent ability to achieve both of these goals.

Synectics serves an extremely diverse client base which represents an equally diverse range of industries and institutions. The technologies we support have always been responsive to this extremely broad spectrum. In order to fully engage with this continually changing commercial and technological landscape, our employees must draw on their own varying interests, skills and backgrounds. This insight, reflected in our daily practices, has always been our fundamental strength as a company, and it continues to serve us well in all our efforts.

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