QC Microbiology Associate

Employer
Fountain Group
Location
Durham, North Carolina, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 29, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Hello,

My name is Logen, and I am a Recruiter with The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a ­­­­­­­­QC Microbiology Associate for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in ­­Durham, NC. Details for the position are as follows:

Job Description:

Seeking a QC Microbiology Associate to assist in monitoring a pharmaceutical production environment to ensure it is free of any contaminants.
8 month contract assignment with a possibility to extend or convert to direct hire potential
Pay up to $27.00 to start.
Monday- Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Experience in a Microbiology role is highly preferred.

Duties:

Under the supervision of the Microbiology Lab Supervisor, technician performs sample collection, microbiological and tissue culture tasks associated with new or modified products or processes, contamination control and sterilization operations.

Performs environmental monitoring (EM) for production areas, processes and personnel for evaluating microbial and particulate contamination using air samplers, settle plates, contact plates, and particle counters.
Collects and tests product samples according to documented procedures.
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Duties may include cell harvesting, scheduling cell line maintenance, conducting routine media changes, reviving newly purchased cell, quantifying cell inoculum.
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Maintains accurate and current records of all results and procedures. Must be able to ensure a high degree of accuracy in all tests results obtained.
Complies with safety standards and Good Laboratory Practice standards.
Interacts with production personnel to ensure product sample collection.

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