Senior Microbiology Analyst

October 5 2017
Categories Laboratory, Microbiology
Montreal-Est, QC

Job Summary

Work in a fast paced environment, performing microbiological testing of materials and products within standard times and requiring minimal guidance.

To be an effective team member in providing microbiological services.

Responsibilities

  • To perform a variety of microbiology tests as per recognized compendial methods (i.e., USP, EP) on raw materials, in-process and finished products and stability samples.
  • To perform environmental monitoring sampling and assays under cGMP guidelines.
  • Provide training and technical leadership to less experienced staff.
  • To be meticulous in reviewing analytical data.
  • To conduct water testing, pathogenic bacteria screening and identification of isolates.
  • To ensure optimum performance of microbiology laboratory via supporting activities such as ordering lab supplies and maintenance of equipment, as well as execute qualification / validation activities.
  • To participate in investigations and document non-compliance or out-of-spec situations regarding any microbiological test.
  • To perform other applicable tasks assigned by the laboratory manager.

Academic/Educational Requirements:

  • University Degree in Science – majoring in Microbiology / Biology / Biochemistry
  • Sound knowledge of practical microbiological assays
  • Sound understanding of cGMP, ICH, EP, and USP requirements

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years Pharmaceutical microbiology testing experience (preferably in a service contract laboratory)

Required Skills:

  • Fluently bilingual, French and English, oral and written.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and within the organization.
  • Efficiency in executing tasks with accuracy and in a timely manner.
  • Must be organized and take initiative.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to get along in a diversified environment.
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods of time.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected will be contacted. C-Crest Laboratories adheres tot he principles of salary equality.  NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

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