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*Associate III, QC Microbiology*
Thermo Fisher Scientific's Viral Vector Services (VVS) is a rapidly growing, dynamic gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that is seeking sharp individuals to bring the highest quality processes, products and testing to our clients. Our employees are committed to making a difference in our organization, for our client partners and the patients we serve. We are looking for top talent with proven competencies and strong character to join our team and help lead our organization into the future.
*Position is Monday-Friday- First Shift*
*How will you make an impact?*
As this is a brand-new site currently in construction, the lead will be integral with ensuring operational readiness of the lab to support GMP production. The key focuses will be to assist in implementing the routine monitoring of the environment, critical utilities, and the performance of microbiological assays. The incumbent will also support routine testing, equipment qualification, documentation, investigations and improvement initiatives within QC Microbiology. Works cohesively with peers and QC Microbiology management.
*What will you do?*
*Position is Monday-Friday- First Shift*
*Occasional support on weekends may be required to support qualification of the systems and facility*
* Perform and support environmental monitoring and critical utility testing
* Perform routine microbiology assays including bioburden, endotoxin testing, and growth promotion.
* Review assays and LIMS entries
* Author investigations (alerts/actions, deviations)
* Author Corrective Actions (CAPAs) and Change Controls (CCRs)
* Revise technical documents (SOPs, Work Instructions)
* Provide training to junior level employees
* Troubleshoot assay and equipment failures with management
* Ability to gown and gain access to cleanroom and utility areas
* Ability to work with Spor-Klenz
* Position is considered essential personnel and may be required to staff the lab during inclement weather or other internal/external emergency situations
* Rotating holiday coverage
* Occasional off shift hours may be required to meet business needs
*How will you get here?*
Bachelor's degree in biological sciences and minimum of 3 years of industry experience
Experience performing environmental monitoring, critical utility sampling and microbiological assays
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
*Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com*
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