Microbiology Analyst

Job description

The Microbiology Analyst shall carry out most of his/her duties in the Quality Control Micro Laboratory and the primary tasks and responsibilities of the position are as follows.

  • The Microbiology Analyst will perform microbiological analysis of raw material, in-process and finished product as well as stability and development samples
  • Performing Micro analysis of raw material, in-process, finished product and stability samples associated with development products according to specifications.
  • Performing micro analysis of water and environmental samples.
  • The Microbiology Analyst will be responsible for monitoring Micro trends in a timely fashion.
  • Liaising with external labs on any micro testing that requires off site testing.
  • Analysing validation samples according to validation protocols and investigational samples as directed.
  • The Microbiology Analyst will be responsible for ensuring the Right First Time KPI with respect to Analyst’s documentation are achieved.
  • Ensuring that all Quality Systems within the department are adhered to on a daily basis.
  • Troubleshooting any erroneous analytical data obtained
  • Helping to ensure laboratory SOPs and specifications are kept up to date and in a state of compliance.
  • Training other laboratory staff as requested and appropriate.

The next QC Microbiology Analyst should have a BSc Degree (life science) with at least 12 months minimum experience working within a pharmaceutical cGLP environment (IMB and FDA approved).


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