Senior Microbiology Analyst

Job description

Senior Microbiology Analyst

Job Responsibilities;

  • The Senior Microbiology Analyst will carry out testing of a range of sample such as water, in process, pharmaceutical product release samples.
  • The testing they will carry out will include Endotoxin, Bioburden, Sterility and water sample testing.
  • Provide support with Biological Indicator testing, Growth Promotion, Media Preparation, Identifications and Autoclave.
  • Writing technical reports
  • Perform analytical testing as a main priority with efficiency and accuracy
  • With a high degree of technical flexibility, work across diverse areas within the lab
  • Plan and perform multiple, complex routine/ non-routine methods and procedures and a large variety of assays.
  • Report, evaluate, back-up/archive, trend and approve analytical data.
  • Troubleshoot, solve problems and communicate with stakeholders.
  • Initiate and/or implement changes in controlled documents.
  • Participate in audits, initiatives, and projects that may be departmental or organizational in scope.
  • Write protocols and perform assay validation and equipment qualification/verification.
  • Introduce new techniques to the lab, including method transfers, reports, validations and protocols.
  • Evaluate lab practices for compliance and operational excellence improvement on a continuous basis.
  • Approve lab results.
  • The Senior Microbiology Analyst may participate in investigations, provide guidance, train colleagues.

Job Requirements;
The Senior Microbiology Analyst will have a degree in Science with 3 years relevant QC experience in a microbiology laboratory.
They should have relevant QC experience in a microbiology lab where they would have carried out testing such as: endotoxin, bioburden, sterility testing, environmental Monitoring, Rapid Micro techniques, Microbial Identification, Media prep, Water Sampling.

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