The main function of the QC Microbiologist is to perform supportive activities for general lab readiness, conducting critical biological tests, and following SOPs to perform methods using analytical skills and understanding of biological and chemistry techniques and principals.
Duties will primarily be growing media for cultures, sample prep and analysis, and general work throughout the lab
Microbiology techniques including:Bioburden
Environmental Monitoring (viable and non-viable air monitoring, surface monitoring, and clean compressed air)
Direct Inoculation and Sterility tests
Improve and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes and analytical methods
Compile and analyze test information to determine process or equipment operating efficiency and to diagnose malfunctions
Write technical papers and reports and prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products or tests
Prepare test solutions, compounds and reagents for laboratory personnel to conduct tests
Confer with scientists and engineers to conduct analyses of research projects and assist in interpretation of test results
Maintaining data integrity and compliance with all SOPs, specifications, and cGMP regulations.
Completing all routine testing in a timely manner and reporting results and data in LIMS
Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Biology or a related discipline required
1 year - 4 years of relevant experience
Familiarity with cleanroom and gowning processes, cGMP, and sample preparation
Experience with Quality Management Systems, CAPAs, deviations, and similar quality techniques
Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Knowledge of microbiology laboratory instrumentation and processes
Basic ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results
Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures
Good interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment, and flexibility in day-to-day work
About SPS at Pace Analytical:
Our Scientific Professional Services division partners with companies that have scientific needs both inside and outside of the laboratory. We hire quality candidates for our lab and regulatory teams so that our customers have an elite workforce supporting their company. Our Scientific Recruiters are passionate about finding a position that is the right fit for you.
We're proud to offer careers that are both challenging and meaningful- as well as a comprehensive benefits package to all of our regular, full-time employees. If you work with us, you'll be part of a dynamic team focused on delivering science better.
Pace Analytical is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, age, religion, sex, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity.