Marketplace Technical

Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Location
Cheshire, England, Runcorn
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
12 May 2021
Closes
21 May 2021
Ref
MATECBB346
Contact
Andrew Williams
Discipline
HEOR, Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Leading international Pharmaceutical Manufacturer seeks a Microbiology Laboratory Technician to join a talented team, working on a double day shift rota.

About the role:

To carry out environmental monitoring (EM) program of aseptic compounding centre including; taking daily samples within production cleanroom areas, incubation, plate reading and identification of isolates. Documentation and data-entry of all results, following good documentation practices. Conducting investigations into EM excursions and non-reconciliations, generation and communication of KPIs, trending reports and state-of-control of compounding centre.

This post is suited to someone with a scientific qualification and some lab experience.

Main Accountabilities when trained

  1. Carry out environmental monitoring program
  2. Incubation of samples
  3. Reading of plates and liquid media and evaluation of results
  4. Species-level identification of isolates
  5. Investigating EM excursions and out of specification results
  6. Sample processing for external testing
  7. Sterility testing of finished products
  8. Documentation and data entry of all results
  9. Trending of results and report-writing
  10. Writing and review of procedures, protocols and records relating to job role