Integra LifeSciences is a global leader in regenerative technologies and neurosurgical solutions dedicated to limiting uncertainty for clinicians, so they can focus on providing the best patient care. Founded in 1989, Integra develops, manufactures, sells and supplies best-in-class products to regenerate tissue, remove brain tumors, prevent infection and much more. And over the last three decades, we've evolved into one of the world's leading global medical technology companies with more than 4,000 dedicated employees who deliver innovative medical technology solutions.But that's just the beginning. Integra is growing at an unprecedented rate. We're at a moment in time where the experience you'll gain is more robust than the experience you bring. And we're out to invest in your future because it's the best way to maximize ours. At Integra, we firmly believe our people are our greatest asset and the foundation of our success. Our comprehensive Global Total Rewards program provides competitive compensation and benefits designed to keep our people healthy, motivated and engaged. Investing in our people through these programs is possible because of Integra's ongoing commitment to our values and our shared success. Integra's health as a company begins with the well-being of our people. Benefit programs vary by country, whether provided through company-sponsored insurance and programs, through statutory government programs, or a combination of both. Regardless of geographic location, our commitment is to offer the following, whenever possible:Benefit plans that meet all local statutory requirementsA range of programs that reflect typical local market practicesAn opportunity for employees to tailor benefits to their specific needsBenefits that balance employee's short-term and long-term needsClick HERE for more information regarding our benefits and total rewards program
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures and appropriate regulations, including FDA and ISO 9001, ISO 13485, CMDR and the Medical Device Directive.Perform and document in-house microbiological testing on all in-process and finished products to comply with acceptance requirements.Perform LAL, water analysis, growth promotion, gram staining, identification of microorganisms and other microbiological testingPerform and document environmental monitoring in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.Report any equipment and testing deviations to the SupervisorSubmit samples for shipment to third party labs when necessaryMaintain GMP/GLP laboratory notebooks and documentation relevant to the duties and responsibilities assigned.Maintain laboratory instrumentation required for testing.Assist with proper execution of laboratory Alert/Action (AA) and Out-of-Specification (OOS) investigations.Interact and coordinate activities with other departments and external vendors to support and meet the facility goals and objectives, especially related to environmental monitoring.Assist management in updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).Perform data entry and assist with trend reporting as needed. Train team members in Microbiology department.Provide gowning training and qualification to operators, cleaning and other essential staff.Handle and dispose of biohazard material in compliance with OSHA and Standard Operating Procedures.Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor's degree, in Microbiology or Biology preferred0-3 years of relevant GMP/GLP laboratory experience in regulated industry preferredCapable of effective written and verbal communicationMust be able to work independently with minimal supervisionIn an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus and to protect our employees, all new hires in the US and Puerto Rico will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to be considered for employment with Integra LifeSciences, unless eligible for an accommodation as provided by law.