Senior Microbiologist


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United Kingdom,Leicestershire,Leicestershire,

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microbiology, microbiologist, leicestershire, microbial, environmental monitoring, qc, bioburden, gr

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Date Posted :

01 Aug, 2018

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Pharma Research & Development Jobs

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upto 15%


Our Midlands based client is expanding its microbiological capabilities and as a result, they are seeking a Senior Microbiologist with pharma product testing and environmental monitoring experience.

The Role
Working as part of the Analytical Support team based at our site in Leicestershire, you will be responsible for carrying out and monitoring the sampling and testing of environmental and microbial samples, maintaining accurate records of work and conducting all analysis following GMP and/or internal procedures.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available.

Essential Criteria
* B.Sc. (or equivalent) in microbiology or a Life Science subject with a significant microbiology portion OR significant experience of working in a GMP microbiology or environmental laboratory.
* Significant experience working in a regulated microbiology or environmental testing environment.
* Experience of routine environmental or facilities microbiological monitoring.
* Experience of product microbiological testing.
Desirable Criteria
* Previous experience within a pharmaceutical GMP environment involved with testing following methodology from pharmacopeia.
* Experience of supporting facility improvements and commissioning writing protocols and reports.
* Experience of supervising junior staff.
* Experience of being part of multidisciplinary teams.

* Perform sampling, testing and test validation activities for enviromental and microbial samples.
* Perform sampling, testing and facility / equipment inspections for cleaning effectivness assessments.
* Delegate work to the Micro/Environmental Analysts and monitor the progress of work
* Take an active part in facility projects providing environmental and microbiological expertise, write environmental and microbiological protocols and reports.
* Perform performance reviews and appraisals of staff assigned to you.
* Review documentation which has been completed by other analytical personnel.
* Report and investigate incidents of out of specifications results within the Laboratory.
* Maintain the systems within the laboratory according to GMP

Job Title: Senior Microbiologist - Environmental Monitoring
Reference No: 241618
Location: Leicestershire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £TBD plus excellent benefits and opportunity for career development

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