Technician III Microbiology

Valeant Tampa, FL
Overview

This is a 2nd shift position. (3:00pm-11:30pm) with possible shift rotation based on business need.

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

* Perform routine assays for endotoxin, potency, sterility, bioburden, microbial limits, and preservative effectiveness on various finished products and/or raw materials.

* Perform identification of organisms.

* Maintain laboratory culture collection and preserve cultures.

* Contribute to the preparation and checking of environmental summaries.

* Perform testing in conjunction with laboratory investigations.

* Perform Environmental and Utility monitoring. Perform testing in support of facility Validation activities.

* Support OpEx and WISE OWLS initiatives. Read/Record all pertinent data on the appropriate forms or computer system.

* All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

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.

B.S. (Biology, Microbiology or related experience.)

Must be able to read, write and speak English and possess basic math skills.

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