Microbiology Technician

Posted 9 November by Marketplace Group

Leading international Pharmaceutical Manufacturer seeks an experienced Microbiology Technician to join a talented team.

About the role:

To carry out environmental monitoring (EM) program of the aseptic compounding centre including; taking daily samples within production cleanroom areas, incubation, plate reading and identification of isolates. Documentation and data-entry of all results, following good documentation practices. Conducting investigations into EM excursions and non-reconciliations, generation and communication of KPIs, trending reports and state-of-control of compounding centre.

To provide ongoing product sterility assurance through sterility testing and media-fill programs, and processing samples for external testing. Conducting investigations into out of specification results. Duties will also include liaison with internal customers and external suppliers.

Duties may include:

  • Carry out environmental monitoring program
  • Incubation of samples
  • Reading of plates and liquid media and evaluation of results
  • Species-level identification of isolates
  • Investigating EM excursions and out of specification results
  • Sample processing for external testing
  • Sterility testing of finished products
  • Documentation and data entry of all results
  • Trending of results and report-writing
  • Writing and review of procedures, protocols and records relating to job role

Skills and experience:

  • Good communication and report-writing skills
  • Minimum Degree Microbiology/related Science or relevant experience.
  • Previous experience in working within a laboratory or pharmaceutical, microbiology or healthcare industries would be beneficial.
  • The role holder is expected to work with minimal supervision against the agreed work programme; including work within clean areas.

Application questions


Reference: 39330734

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