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Microbiologist I

Employer
International Vitamin Corporation
Location
Anderson County, South Carolina, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 12, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Fellowship
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Overview

Conduct microbiologist testing on raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products. Collect and test environmental and

water samples. Provide necessary information to Lab Manager regarding the status of testing. Prepares media needed for testing including growth promotion and sterility check. Anticipates media needs and keeps lab stocked to meet testing demands for production and manufacturing. Perform and document assigned maintenance, calibration duties, and cleaning duties both daily and weekly. Enter information concerning raw material and finished products in the appropriate log books and LIMS.

Work schedule is flexible: 4 ten-hour days or 5 8-hour days

Working Saturdays and Sundays is also mandatory

Responsibilities

  • Accurately record and document results. Expected to complete documentation for assigned duties in a timely and legible when documentation is hand written. Must follow documentation guidelines for cGMP industry.
  • Present an attitude that fosters team work and promotes positive morale of fellow lab staff. Including reliability in attendance and completion of assigned duties
  • Keep accurate records, and follow instructions and comply with company policies .
  • Ensure and adhere to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations.
  • Ensure coverage and performance of the Microbiology Lab to meet production and manufacturing schedules.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to include participation in assigned projects.
  • Conduct microbiology testing of raw materials, and finished products and in process samples.
  • Perform microbiological assays of folic acid, biotin, and Vitamin B12.
  • Participate in routine lab operations: lab inventory, sterilization, and decontamination.
  • Accurately record and document results. Expected to complete documentation for assigned duties in a timely and legible when documentation is hand written. Must follow documentation guidelines for cGMP industry.
  • Participate in training of new associates.
  • Collect and test environmental and water samples.
  • Participate in routine media preparation. Including detail documentation of media ingredients.
  • Perform and document assigned maintenance and calibration duties.
  • Performed and document assigned cleaning duties.
  • Assist in Logging in samples for testing.
  • Maintaining inventories.
  • Provide necessary information to Manager or Lead regarding the status of testing.


Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Microbiology, Biology or other related field. Equivalent experience and education can be considered for the position.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications
  • Educational course work in Microbiology, Biology, or Biochemistry.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office computer applications
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills. Proficient in Microsoft office applications
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written. Off shift personnel are required to leave written (email) communication for manager and co-workers.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude.
  • Dexterity to perform laboratory tasks such as pipetting
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