Microbiologist II.US-PBF.411

Employer
Integra LifeSciences
Location
Plainsboro, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 24, 2021

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Overview:
Integra LifeSciencesis a global leader in regenerative technologies and neurosurgical solutions dedicated to limiting uncertainty for clinicians, so they can focus on providing the best patient care.Founded in 1989, Integra develops, manufactures, sells and supplies best-in-class products to regenerate tissue, remove brain tumors, prevent infection and much more. And over the last three decades, weve evolved into one of the worlds leading global medical technology companies with more than 4,000 dedicated employees who deliver innovative medical technology solutions.But thats just the beginning.Integra is growing at an unprecedented rate. Were at a moment in time where the experience youll gain is more robust than the experience you bring. And were out to invest in your future because its the best way to maximize ours.

Responsibilities:
Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures and appropriate regulations, including FDA and ISO 9001, ISO 13485, CMDR and the Medical Device Directive.Considered a subject matter expert (SME) for test method(s) executed in the laboratory. Perform and document in-house microbiological testing on all in-process and finished products to comply with acceptance requirements.Perform endotoxin (LAL) testing, Bioburden analysis, growth promotion, gram staining, identification of microorganisms, and other microbiological testing.Perform and document environmental monitoring of cleanrooms, including non-viable particulate, active viable airborne, and viable surface contact sampling.Sample utility systems including WFI, steam, and compressed air.Provide gowning training and qualification to operators, cleaners, and other essential staff.Manage sample shipment and processing with third party labs.Maintain GMP/GLP laboratory notebooks and documentation relevant to the duties and responsibilities assigned.Maintain laboratory instrumentation and report any equipment issues to Supervisor.Complete laboratory Alert/Action (AA) notifications and Out-of-Specification (OOS) investigations.May be responsible for representing the department in cross functional meetings.Assist in the review of test data and report any deviations to Supervisor.Train and provide guidance to team members in the Microbiology department.Analyze trend data and create trending reports. Create/Revise Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).Responsible for writing investigations in order to identify root causes and recommend corrective actions to support and improve production. Drive assigned CAPAs to closure. Handle and dispose of biohazard material in compliance with OSHA and Standard Operating Procedures.Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:
Bachelors degree, in Microbiology or Biology preferred3+ years of relevant GMP/GLP laboratory experience in regulated industry. Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills Must be able to work independently with minimal supervisionDemonstrate organizational and time management skillsKnowledge of MS Office SuiteIn an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus and to protect our employees, all new hires in the US and Puerto Rico will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to be considered for employment with Integra LifeSciences, unless eligible for an accommodation as provided by law.

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