CSL - Australia

QC Microbiology Analyst

Location
Victoria-Parkville
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Mar 2021
Ref
R-130469-1
Discipline
Quality
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL's therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Job Description

The Opportunity

We are seeking a QC Microbiology Analyst to join our dynamic team in our Quality Control function in Parkville (Australia). This opportunity is a full time 12 month fixed term role and will support the teams within the Microbiology Department to enable testing of product in accordance with the code of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

The Role

Reporting to the Quality Control Microbiology Team Leader, your responsibilities will include:
  • Perform product and critical utilities testing, incubate and read environmental monitoring plates
  • Perform media fill inspections for IVV and PNS
  • Ensure testing is conducted in accordance with the approved procedures
  • Co-ordinate the review, update and issue of QC documentation
  • Assist with investigations of Out of Specification (OOS) test results, invalid assays or when unusual data is observed as required
  • Ensure the CSL health and safety procedures and business policies are followed


Skills and Experience

The successful candidate must have:
  • Tertiary qualification in Microbiology or related discipline
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years' experience in production or quality area
  • Strong technical understanding of Pharmaceutical manufacturing and/or testing processes
  • Knowledge of cGMP regulations and Quality Management Systems
  • Ability to accurately maintain testing records
  • Ability to use computer systems for data entry and inquiry functions
  • Experience in general assay preparation
  • Strong scientific report writing skills


How to apply

If this sounds like you and you are looking to further develop your skills and shape the health of Australians, please apply with your resume and cover letter, which must address the selection criteria above, and include the reference number R-130469.

Applications will close 5pm AEST on 5th March 2021.

CSL advises that screening including; criminal history, medical assessment, confirmation of experience, stated qualifications and other relevant checks form a part of the candidate suitability evaluation process. Where applicable, this applies to current CSL employees. CSL employees must notify their current manager when selected for interview for any advertised internal vacancies.

Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies

Seqirus does not accept unsolicited referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact Seqirus' Talent Acquisition to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to Seqirus. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and Seqirus. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Seqirus. Seqirus shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

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