QC Microbiology Analyst

  • Nationwide
  • Contract 12 months
  • JO-1712-63066_1512996775


Quality Control Micro Analyst
12-Month contract

Position Summary
The QC Microbiology Analyst will follow written procedures and protocols, as trained, to perform environmental monitoring, water testing, microbial testing of raw materials and in process samples. The QC Microbiology Analyst will be responsible for the execution of validation/qualification protocols. The QC Microbiology Analyst is required to work in a GMP environment.
Principal Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Environmental monitoring, water testing and all associated microbial testing as follows;
  • Endotoxin testing, Bioburden testing, TOC/Conductivity testing, growth promotions, bacterial identification and Biological Indicator testing.
  • Preparation and testing of both in-process and finish product samples in accordance with written procedures and best practices.
  • Perform practical work accurately and precisely.
  • Accurate and timely recording of all information pertinent to the task being performed in the relevant Laboratory Worksheets / Notebooks and LIMS.
  • To review and check own work results for accuracy and presentation.
  • Participate and compile Laboratory investigations using Root Cause Analysis tools.
  • Write and revise Procedures, deviations, CAPA, Change Controls and technical investigations and reports as assigned.
  • Participate in Quality Risk assessments as required.
  • Execution of validation protocols for process validation and method validation.
  • Review of laboratory data and documentation as assigned.
  • Ensuring training is current for all job function performed and attend all company training as required.
  • Train and mentor other analysts/personnel as required.
  • Daily up-keep and maintenance of Laboratory Equipment.
  • Organize/plan/Schedule daily work schedules for assigned work /Equipment calibration or as part of a specific project using lean lab concepts.
  • Responsibility for ordering of Laboratory Consumables and maintain sufficient stock levels.
  • To maintain a high standard of GMP/GLP in the Laboratory.
  • To maintain a high standard of housekeeping and Safety within the Laboratory.
  • To adhere to all Safety / Dress Code procedures.
  • Perform and assist in additional duties.
  • To report to and be directed by the Laboratory Management.
  • Ensure KPI's are achieved


  • BSc. Degree in Science, Microbiology or related science.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in cGMP Quality environment
  • Experience in Method Validation
  • Good knowledge of current regulatory requirements for Microbiology / Sterility Assurance in support of cGMP operations supporting clinical and commercial manufacturing.
  • Experience in Quality Risk Management
  • Technical and Investigation writing skills

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