Apex Systems has a fantastic contract opportunity for an entry-level QC Microbiologist to work at a leading Bio-Pharmaceutical company in the Montgomery County area. The ideal candidate will have 0-3 years' of experience in a Pharmaceutical or Food Microbiology setting. Ideal candidate will have a BS in the Life Sciences and RECENT GRADUATES WILL BE CONSIDERED!
The QC Microbiology will perform microbiological testing, release of in-process, intermediates and finished products, and testing for validation purposes. This role completes appropriate documentation to support testing procedures including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, and inventory forms. Additionally, this role is responsible for assisting with the writing of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and revision of existing documentation.
Conducts routine and non-routine analysis of environmental samples, raw materials, in process, and finished products according to SOPs.
Reports identified abnormalities to QC Management for resolution and response.
Adheres to Company safety procedures and guidelines on a daily basis.
Completes appropriate documentation to support testing procedures including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, and inventory forms.
Responsible for assisting with writing new SOPs or revising existing documentation.
Under supervision, writes Deviation Investigations (DI's), Laboratory Assessments (LA's), and Investigation Reports (IR's).
Education & Experience
B.S. in a Biological Science or related field with a minimum of 0-3 years' experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry required.
Microbiology testing experience in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry required.
General experience in a development, quality, or manufacturing environment preferred.
Functional and technical knowledge of microbiology testing (i.e., USP Purified Water, WFI, Nitrogen, Compressed Air, Environmental Monitoring, bioburden, endotoxin, TOC).
General knowledge of cGMP practices, ICH requirements, stability, and validation.
Please send resumes to David Neto at DNeto@apexsystems.com for immediate consideration.
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