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Quality Control Microbiologist I

Hudson County, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


The Microbiologist position is responsible for performing routine and non-routine microbiological testing according to established procedures or approved protocols. Also, provide support to the Quality, Operations, and Manufacturing departments to ensure safe and effective finished product release.



  • Responsible for performing routine and non-routine microbiological testing according to established procedures or approved protocols.
  • Perform microbiological testing on raw materials, finished products, in process samples, and stability samples.
  • Experience with common microbiology lab instrumentation is a requirement, especially with but not limited to autoclaves, Incubators, air samplers, light microscope, bio safety cabinet, micro hood, colony counter, etc.
  • Working knowledge and practical experience with good manufacturing practices in a microbiology lab environment.
  • Perform microbiology testing programs such as Microbial limits testing, Antimicrobial effectiveness testing, Purified water testing, Preservative Effectiveness Testing in compliance with USP, FDA requirements.
  • Perform Environmental monitoring of controlled areas, growth promotion on media used in microbiology lab, also perform gram staining.
  • Maintain laboratory notebooks/records in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice standards.
  • Maintain an adequate inventory of laboratory supplies and manage hazardous waste disposal.
  • Preparation of media, reagents and maintenance of microbial cultures used in testing.
  • Participate in laboratory investigations, OOS Investigations, technology transfer, validations, and R&D projects.
  • Coordination or execution of equipment maintenance & calibration.



·         BS in Microbiology, Biology or other related scientific discipline or equivalent experience.

  • 2-4 years of relevant Microbiology lab experience in a cGMP regulated environment.
  • Understand the fundamentals of gamma sterilization and knowledge of Sterility testing is a plus.
  • Familiar with 21 CFR 210/211 & 820.
  • Familiar with USP <61> and <62> (TAPC, Y/M and Specified Organism tests) and Antimicrobial effectiveness test. (AET) (USP 51)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and superior organizational abilities.
  • Ability to take initiative, to maintain confidentiality, to meet deadlines, and to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be detail orientated, fast learner, team player and able to respond to the urgent needs of the team ensuring all deadlines are met.
  • Strong computer skills utilizing Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office is essential.


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