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QC Microbiology Analyst

QC Microbiology Analyst

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    Pharmaceutical Industry

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    Next Generation

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    about 1 month ago

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QC Microbiology Analyst

Reporting to the QC Microbiology Manager, the QC Microbiology Analyst will be responsible for supporting site activities related to Product Testing a, performing testing of samples and laboratory duties in accordance with cGMP regulations.

Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Performing bioburden testing on utility samples, drug substance and raw materials within the required hold times
  • Performing bacterial endotoxin testing on utility samples, drug substance and drug product within the required hold times
  • Carrying out the Minute Mouse Virus (MMV) by PCR and quantitative PCR (qPCR) testing of in-process samples
  • Perform compendial verification, method transfer/validation, and routine testing of in-process, drug substance and drug product samples in accordance with applicable procedures and cGMP requirements
  • Performing growth promotion testing of media and organism lots entering the laboratory
  • Performing microbial identifications using MALDI-TOF and MicroSEQ
  • Completing all laboratory documentation in a timely and accurate manner
  • Compliance with Standard Operating Procedures and Registered Specifications
  • Assisting in authoring and reviewing documentation, including SOPs
  • Providing support to other departments to ensure qualification and production schedules are adhered to
  • Reviewing Batch paperwork, and reconciliation of analysis performed in the laboratory
  • Ensuring that any alert/action limit excursions are investigated according to site procedures
  • Ensuring a high standard of housekeeping and safety is maintained in the laboratory
  • Performing any other activities as indicated by the Microbiology Manager

Qualifications and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should hold a minimum of a Level 8 degree in Microbiology or related discipline
  • At least 1 years' experience in a pharmaceutical / healthcare laboratory or related technical function
  • A strong background in Microbiology and aseptic manufacturing is desirable but not essential
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work in a team based collaborative environment is essential

Note: This candidate may be required to work a 12/7 shift pattern.

The Next Step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to RAQUEL LOURENCO at Next Generation Recruitment via the Apply button. Next Generation are specialists in recruiting for roles in Data Science, Digital, Engineering & Life Sciences, IT, Supply Chain & Operation, Engineering and are in strict confidence. Next Generation will never share your data outside of our organisation without your prior written consent; all our calls are recorded for training and quality purpose. Please read our Data Protection Policy on our website.