Marketplace Technical

Microbiology Analyst

Location
Hertfordshire, England, Borehamwood
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Feb 2021
Closes
12 Mar 2021
Ref
MATECBB323MB7
Contact
Andrew Williams
Discipline
HEOR, Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

International Pharmaceutical Manufacturer seeks a Microbiology Lab Analyst working Monday to Friday 9 - 5.

Duties may include:

  • To perform a wide variety of microbiological tests and environmental sampling in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures, policies and GMP.
  • To read, collate, report and archive results using defined documentation and computer systems.
  • To ensure equipment used is clean, calibrated and maintained.
  • Responsible for preparing reagents, standards and control samples and contribute to general laboratory housekeeping duties.
  • Ensure good stock control.
  • To promptly report any deviations, out-of-specification / limits results. To assist where required with investigations.
  • To operate a variety of instrumentation and computer software packages intended for data analysis, collation and other related applications (e.g. LIMS).
  • To make recommendations for documentation revision.
  • Undertaking administrative activities.
  • To observe laboratory health and safety instructions regarding the use of personal protective clothing, equipment, and contribute to the development and improvement of safer working practices. To assist in generating risk assessments.
  • To organise own assigned working activities. To be responsible for reporting issues or delays to laboratory management.
  • To assist with the calibration or validation of laboratory equipment and automated systems.
  • To identify continuous improvement initiatives.
  • To attend meetings as required.
  • To participate in the receipt of audits from internal and external sources.
  • To adhere to record and data integrity requirements, as per polices.
  • To identify continuous improvement initiatives.
  • To attend meetings as required.
  • To participate in the receipt of audits from internal and external sources, ensuring own work area is audit ready at all times.
  • To adhere to record and data integrity requirements, as per polices.

Skills and experience:

  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment
  • Understanding of GMP/GLP.
  • Good knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, both within a laboratory and across pharmaceutical processes.
  • Knowledge of laboratory SOPs and ability to revise and write new procedures.
  • Understanding of knowledge of laboratory operations and practical work.
  • Knowledge of stock control and budgeting in own area
  • Experience is using analytical equipment and pipette.
  • Experience writing reports

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