QC Microbiologist

Job Title: QC Microbiologist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: County Durham, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-05-24
Reference: BH-83033-1
Contact Name: Charles Leach
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 25, 2018 09:10

Job Description

QC Microbiologist - Contract – County Durham - £20-22k

A new opportunity has arisen for a QC Microbiologists to join a world leading pharmaceutical company based in County Durham. This is a role perfectly suited to those wanting to progress their careers and gain invaluable experience in the industry.
Responsibilities include:
  • Carrying out microbiology analysis such as bioburden, sterility and endotoxin testing.
  • Laboratory validation activities.
  • Supporting the regulatory area, QA audits and inspections (MCA/FDA)
  • Ensuring microbiological testing is performed on all raw materials, intermediates and finished products following customer and company requirements.
  • Ensuring that site microbiological testing is performed following GMP standards.
  • Maintaining and calibrating all microbiological laboratory equipment whilst following SOPs.
  • Providing knowledge and expertise for the taking of microbiological samples.
  • Performing environmental and/or critical utility monitoring as required.
The Successful Candidate shall:
  • Possess a degree or equivalent in Microbiology or related scientific discipline eg Biomedical Science
  • Be proficient in isolation and speciation techniques.
  • Have experience within a QC Microbiology Laboratory (ideally pharmaceutical)
  • Have knowledge of Microbiological testing techniques (aseptic techniques, culture identification, bioburden testing, environmental monitoring)
  • Be knowledgeable of GMP/GLP and the EP/USP
This position is based on a 6-month contract, due to start immediately. The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary package and the exciting opportunity to participate in drug development through microbiological techniques.
Please contact Charles for further details regarding job specifications and the application process on 0161 942 7163.

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