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Microbiologist

Employer
Actalent
Location
North Suburban, Illinois, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Description:

Provide Microbiology support to enable product release on time.

Perform microbiology QC analyses in accordance to USP methods.

-Total Aerobic and Anaerobic Plate Count

-Total Yeast and mold count

-Pathogen screening

-Antimicrobial effectiveness testing

-Suitability testing

-Gram staining

Perform lab maintenance

-media preparation

-growth promotional test

-stock culture maintenance

-basic housekeeping for micro lab

Perform procedure validation

Apply Good Laboratory Practice and data recording on all lab QC test related activities.

Provide microbiology Quality Control support to enable product release on time. These analyses include but are not limited to USP methodologies, , , and for examples. Perform daily laboratory maintenance including supplies to ensure microbiology laboratory is always ready to support the business. Practice good laboratory practice and good documentation practice where as appropriate.

Essential Functions:

Perform microbiology QC analyses in accordance to USP methods or standard operating procedures. These analyses include but are not limited to

Perform basic microbiology laboratory maintenance duties which include but are not limited to

Perform equipment preventive maintenance activities

Apply Good Laboratory Practice and data recording on all laboratory QC test related activities

Comply with company policies and procedures including safety and attendance requirements

Develop laboratory procedures as needed

Perform other tasks as assigned by manager

Can work independently with minimal supervision

Develop laboratory personnel if necessary

Total Aerobic and Anaerobic Plate Count

Total Yeast & Molds Count

Pathogen Screening

Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing

Suitability Test

Gram staining

Media preparation

growth promotional test

stock culture maintenance

supplies purchase

basic housekeeping activities for microbiology laboratory

Skills:

Microbiolog*, USP, Biology, Quality, Laboratory, Aerobic, Anaerobic, plate, count, yeast, mold, pathogen, antimicrobial, gram, culture, GMP, cGMP, GLP, GDP, USP 61, USP 62

Top Skills Details:

Microbiolog*, USP, Biology, Quality, Laboratory, Aerobic, Anaerobic, plate, count, yeast, mold, pathogen, antimicrobial, gram, culture

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Microbiology or related

1+ years of experience in Microbiology (will consider candidates with school lab experience)

Familiar with basic micro testing - making media, plating, culture samples. PLUS: GMP experience

Requirements

Minimum Education, Abilities and Skills:

Bachelor's Degree in Biology or Microbiology OR equivalent experience

At least 0-5 years work experience in microbiology QC laboratory, ideal candidate will have experience in pharma or food industry

Familiar with USP methods and criteria a plus.

Prefer prior cGMP, GLP, GDP experience

Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)

Must be a team player

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level
About Actalent
Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:
  • Hiring diverse talent
  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection
  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes
  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email actalentaccommodation@actalentservices.com for other accommodation options.

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