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    £24000 - £36000 per annum

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    Georgina Gardner

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    10 months ago

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A multinational Pharmaceutical company is looking to appoint a Microbiologist on a permanent basis to their UK headquarters in East Anglia. There is also a 12 month FTC Microbiology position covering Maternity leave.

Microbiologist’s responsibilities include:
  • Conducting microbiological tests through the manufacturing process across all stages of production.
  • Working with senior technologists and supervisors to organize shift and task schedules.
  • Performing testing using appropriate laboratory equipment and facilities (bioburden, sterility, endotoxin).
  • Leading your assigned line of testing (in rotation) for investigations, continuous improvement, training and troubleshooting requirements (you have ownership of a function which rotates every 6 months).
  • Participating in any required laboratory investigations to support GMP infrastructure including Sterility Assurance function when required.
  • Following GLP, GMP and GDP standards in addition in house standards and requirements. Supporting continuous improvements in the laboratories through collaboration with peers.
  • Actively participating in audits ensuring that EHS and 6S requirements are adhered to.
  • Providing support for the supervisor and managers in any reasonable requests relating to the laboratory functions.
  • Completing any required documents/ paperwork relating to testing.
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • BSc or equivalent in Microbiology / Food Technology or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a Pharmaceutical / microbiology laboratory.
  • High volume bioburden testing experience.
  • Sterility and endotoxin testing experience.

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