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Analyst I, Microbiology-Wknd Shift

Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
Baltimore County, Maryland, US
Closing date
Jul 13, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Energy, Biology
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

Responsible for conducting qualitative and quantitative microbial analyses in support of environmental monitoring, cGMP manufacturing and stability of drug products and incoming raw materials.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Collect environmental monitoring and utility samples of the facility.
Perform various microbiological testing procedures of environmental monitoring and utility samples of the facility.
Performs environmental monitoring during critical manufacturing operations.
Perform plate reads and transfers as needed.
Ability to perform aseptic technique and don aseptic gowning.
Operation of an autoclave.
Perform daily checks on equipment.
Stock the lab on a daily basis.
Cleaning the lab and equipment.
Inform supervisor/manager upon observing OOS, OOL, or generation of deviations.
Read and adhere to SOPs and Testing Standards as necessary.
Review, analyze, interpret and report data.
Verifies and enters approved results in laboratory information management systems (LIMS).
Practice Good Documentation and Laboratory Safety Procedures per the Standard Operating Procedures.
Track time worked per project.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects managements assignment of essential functions.


BS or BA in Microbiology, Biological sciences, or related fields experience
Ability to follow cGMPs and work in an FDA regulated environment
Knowledge of microbiological methods
Ability of sampling and testing of critical utilities and environmental monitoring within a GMP environment
Conduct strict adherence to safety guidelines, proper documentation, and data integrity
Must be able to gown as required in Production and QC Laboratory areas
Strong aseptic technique experience
LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) experience is preferred, but not required.
Knowledge and application of GMP principles, and working in an FDA regulated environment
Strong communication skills: oral/written and listening
Personal Competencies: Self-awareness, Integrity, Judgment, Vision, and Adaptability
Interpersonal skills: team building, consensus building, conflict resolution
Critical analytical skills, strong verbal and communication skills
Ability to work independently
Proficiency using PC software programs, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Access, and Visio.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Successful applicants for this position that are required to be onsite at any Emergent site at any time, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to legally required exemptions.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.

  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.

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