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QC Scientist - Microbiology
Ref No.: 18-09478
Location: Zebulon, North Carolina
To ensure that the QC Microbiological testing of all products is performed to GMP and company standards. This involves microbiological testing (as applicable), analyzing samples, recording, evaluating and reporting data using prescribed procedures with limited or no supervision. Key Responsibilities • Conduct routine microbiological testing of raw materials, packaging materials, finished products and environmental samples using approved methods, and established policy and various instrumentation (e.g, Vitek, microscope, gram stainer, Climet, etc) while adhering to cGMP and established policy. • Coordinate and participate in site projects and keep immediate supervisor informed of all important aspects of projects and assignments. • Provide technical support and leadership as pertains to Perform microbiological testing; verify that results are accurate and complete, recognizing deviations in test procedures, and/or SOP's. Appropriately document QC data and investigations. Use technical expertise and skills to independently solve problems, including method and instrument troubleshooting. • Demonstrate proficiency on most test methods within QC Microbiology. Minimum Level of Education* B.Sc. Degree or equivalent experience Area of Specialisation* Microbiology/Biology or a related science Job-Related Experience • Experience of providing QC testing support to at least one value stream. • Understanding of GMP principles in a laboratory environment. • Effective verbal and written communication on an individual and group basis.