Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Microbiology Technician III

US-FL-Tampa
Job ID
9294
Pos. Category
R&D
Pos. Type
Full Time

Overview

Perform routine testing for release of raw materials, finished products, stability samples and R&D products.  Perform Environmental and Utility Monitoring in aseptic areas.

Responsibilities

Daily tasks may include but are not limited to:

 

  1. Perform routine assays for endotoxin, potency, sterility, bioburden, microbial limits, and preservative effectiveness on various finished products and/or raw materials.
  2. Perform identification of organisms.
  3. Maintain laboratory culture collection and preserve cultures.
  4. Contribute to the preparation and checking of environmental summaries.
  5. Perform testing in conjunction with laboratory investigations.
  6. Perform Environmental and Utility monitoring.
  7. Perform testing in support of facility Validation activities.
  8. Support LASER and WISE OWLS initiatives.
  9. Read/Record all pertinent data on the appropriate forms or computer system.
  10. All other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Education: BS, Microbiology, Biology, or related science.

 

Experience: 1-2 Years Pharmaceutical Industry.

 

Preferred Skills: Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Experience in computer operation and basis word processing programs.  Ability to communicate and work well with others; good oral and written skills.  Excellent aseptic technique. Familiar with microbiological testing techniques concerning product testing.

 

Tools and equipment used: Computer, phone, copier, fax, autoclave, scale, dishwasher, cleaning supplies and equipment, media/solution preparation equipment, lab equipment as necessary.

 

 

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