Senior Microbiologist

Job description

Senior Microbiologist


  • Responsible for oversight of the Microbiology laboratory supporting biologics manufacturing
  • Oversee aseptic practices
  • Perform microbiological testing
  • Perform environmental monitoring
  • Training of microbiology analysts and scheduling of testing
  • Participate in the technical transfer / validation of microbiological testing procedures
  • Oversight of contract testing laboratories associated with microbiological testing
  • Prepare for, and support, internal and external audits
  • As required, act as designee for the Plant Microbiologist in their absence



  • Degree in Microbiology or other relevant field


  • More than 4 years’ experience working in Microbiology in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in a Biologics company
  • Experience of microbiology testing including Sterility, endotoxin, mycoplasma and Environmental Management
  • Thorough knowledge of GMP and current FDA & EMEA regulations
  • Knowledge and experience of Lean Laboratories is preferable
  • Previous experience in setting up a new Microbiology laboratory is desirable

If you meet the criteria for this exciting position in company experiencing exponential growth - do get in touch with Clara Henry on 01 4744676 or email your CV to