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Eagle Analytical Services

Microbiologist I

Post Date:Jan 03, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/3/2018Salary:
Location:US-TX-Houston Job Reference:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or related science field, including at least 12 semester hours of hands on laboratory courses in microbiology and chemistry or three years of pharmaceutical/bio chemical QC laboratory experience
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in a microbiology laboratory (Q.C., pharmaceutical, biotech or clinical lab experience preferred), where one or more of the following functions was successfully performed: sterility testing, endotoxin testing, antibiotic assays, environmental monitoring, microbial identification and/or microbial limit testing (MLT)
  • Excellent  analytical, decision making and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge and understanding of microbiology principles and methods and the ability to communicate this information to others
  • Ability to solve routine and non-routine laboratory issues/problems
  • Physical dexterity to accurately and precisely perform testing
  • Ability to read, understand and comply with Company policies and SOPs, including safety rules and regulations
  • Entry level computer skills in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Job Description:

The Microbiologist I duties and functions include the testing and quality assurance of materials and/or products.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Perform routine testing on samples in a timely manner with minimal supervision; record results, track and meet assigned testing deadlines
  • Record, report and investigate unexpected test results
  • Perform maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting of assigned equipment and systems in order to meet testing deadlines; ensure all equipment and systems are operating within established calibration guidelines; notify manager promptly of calibration failures and repair needs
  • Maintain laboratory instrumentation IQ, OQ and PQ records
  • Ensure compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), ensure that SOPs are accurate, up-to-date and parallel all required regulatory documents
  • Participate in cross technology educational program within the laboratory to learn all laboratory functions
  • Maintain familiarity with use of all applicable equipment, systems and procedures (SOPs)
  • Stay abreast of current technology and instruments, with emphasis on micro organisms, equipment and system troubleshooting, and microbiology/taxonomy issues
  • Provide technical assistance and back-up support in all laboratory work stations as required
  • Maintain current and accurate documentation
  • Write, revise and review SOPs in a timely manner as required
  • Comply with Company policies and all applicable SOPs
  • Assist with laboratory compliance audits and laboratory safety audits
  • Maintain clean, orderly and safe laboratory work area; assist with safety training
  • Assist with special projects as assigned

Contact Information
Eagle Analytical Services
Name: Grace Stephens

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