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Microbiologist

Employer
Hydrox Laboratories
Location
Elgin, Illinois, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 19, 2021

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Microbiologist

Position Summary:

Provide microbiology Quality Control support to enable product release on time. These analyses include but are not limited to USP methodologies, , , and for examples. Perform daily laboratory maintenance including supplies to ensure microbiology laboratory is always ready to support the Hydrox business. Practice good laboratory practice and good documentation practice where as appropriate.

Essential Functions:

* Perform microbiology QC analyses in accordance to USP methods or Hydrox standard operating procedures. These analyses include but are not limited to

* Perform basic microbiology laboratory maintenance duties which include but are not limited to

* Perform equipment preventive maintenance activities

* Apply Good Laboratory Practice and data recording on all laboratory QC test related activities

* Comply with company policies and procedures including safety and attendance requirements

* Develop laboratory procedures as needed

* Perform other tasks as assigned by manager

* Can work independently with minimal supervision

* Develop laboratory personnel if necessary

* Total Aerobic and Anaerobic Plate Count

* Total Yeast & Molds Count

* Pathogen Screening

* Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing

* Suitability Test

* Gram staining

* Media preparation

* growth promotional test

* stock culture maintenance

* supplies purchase

* basic housekeeping activities for microbiology laboratory

Requirements

Minimum Education, Abilities and Skills:

* Bachelors Degree in Biology or Microbiology OR equivalent experience

* At least 2-5 years work experience in microbiology QC laboratory

* Familiar with USP methods and criteria

* Prefer prior cGMP, GLP, GDP experience

* Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)

* Must be a team player

* Lifting up to 20 lbs may be required

* Proficient in Excel Spread Sheet and Word Doc

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Holidays,Vacation, PTO
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