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MICROBIOLOGIST
Ref No.: 18-12265
Location: Waco, Texas
Job Title: SR-MICROBIOLOGIST
Location: Waco, TX - 76712
Duration: 6 Months

Looking for an experienced microbiologist with non-viable particulate monitoring, viable environmental monitoring, and media simulation experience. Greater than 5 years in pharma - preferred aseptic manufacturing experience. Potential for full time employment if the candidate is the right fit in knowledge and performance in contract role.

Description:
  • Looking for an experienced microbiologist with non-viable particulate monitoring, viable environmental monitoring, and media simulation experience. Greater than 5 years in pharma - preferred aseptic manufacturing experience. Potential for full time employment if the candidate is the right fit in knowledge and performance in contract role.
  • Summary:
  • Performs highly advanced level microbiological testing on pharmaceutical chemicals and drug products; collects samples; prepares standard and sample solutions; and maintains appropriate records. Conducts microbiological testing; studies growth, development and general characteristics of bacteria and other micro organisms, and validates the microbiology laboratory by following GMP, USP and FDA guidelines. Leads junior level microbiologists and performs highly technical and specialized duties.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry or related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of nine (9) thirteen (13)years of professional experience in a pharmaceutical microbiology laboratory, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Incumbents in this class are subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, lifting materials weighing up to 50 pounds, vision to monitor and moderate to loud noise levels. Incumbents may be exposed to or work with toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, dangerous tools and equipment. Work is performed in laboratory environments. Incumbents must be able to use personal protective equipment, (e.g. respirators, gloves, etc.).