Quality Control Microbiologist

Lexington, KY 40511

Posted: 05/17/2019 Industry: Other Job Number: 170165 Pay Rate: DOE

This is a direct hire position

PinPoint Solutions is hiring a Quality Control Microbiologist

  • The Quality Control Microbiologist will be responsible for assisting with the development of new procedures, performing environmental monitoring, microbiological method validations, and routine testing of raw materials, in-process and finished product samples.
  • Write and revise Standard Operating Procedures, Test Procedures, Protocols, Training Modules, Trend Reports, and Forms.
  • Review and approve laboratory data.
  • Assist with the development and execution of microbiological method validation protocols.
  • Perform incoming raw material and component microbiological testing.
  • Conduct investigations, determine root cause and applicable CAPAs.
  • Lead microbiological related projects to implement new methodologies.
  • Perform in-process, finished product release, and stability testing.
  • Maintain the laboratory in accordance with SOPs.
  • Participate in the validation of plant systems and manufacturing processes.
  • Participate on drug product development teams.
  • Calibrate, operate and maintain instrumentation for product testing.
  • Perform routine environmental monitoring and batch monitoring.
  • Perform trend analysis of routine environmental monitoring results.
  • Lead training in microbiological methods.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Biology or related field with at least three years of relevant experience in an FDA regulated cGMP environment; or master’s degree with at least one year of relevant experience; or PhD.
  • Outstanding capabilities for multitasking and adjusting priorities in response to changing conditions and schedules.
  • Experience in an FDA regulated cGMP laboratory environment.
  • Understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pharmaceutical microbiology techniques.
  • Experience in developing and validating microbiological methods per USP/EP specifications and guidance’s.
  • Team player with well-developed interpersonal and mentoring skills, excellent organizational skills, communication skills, including written documentation skills and presentation skills





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