Microbiology Graduate

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  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
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Job Description

Graduate Microbiologist X 2


(12 Months fixed-term contract)


The Microbiologist Graduate will be a member of the Quality Team, reporting to the Microbiology Co-Ordinator. The suitable candidate will gain experience in the following;


  • Testing of In-Process Samples, Raw Materials and Finished Products
  • Microbial & endotoxin analysis of Water systems.
  • Media preparation, Sterilisation and Q.C. Acceptance of all lab & commercial media.
  • Provide support to AFL2 Production Area: perform environmental monitoring of IU & surrounding supporting rooms during Batch Production.
  • Environmental & Personnel monitoring of the Capsule Production Area & Microlab areas.
  • Ensuring compliance of all EM programmes with specifications and assessment of adverse trends.
  • Recording of analysis data and activities in compliance with GMP/GLP requirements.
  • Investigate OOT, OOS, Alert Alarms and deviations in accordance with SOPs. Identification and implementation of appropriate RCA tools and CAPAs where relevant.
  • Review and update SOPs, testing methods, trend reports etc as required
  • Responsible for the development and training of students.
  • Provide support to projects initiated within the QC department in other departments.
  • Support preparation for & participation in audits.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Candidates should possess a science degree and relevant lab experience.
  • Must demonstrate sound judgment & rationale, and have the ability to multi task/work under pressure.
  • Strong analytical approach to problem solving, experience implementing Lean systems would be an advantage
  • Strong ability to work on one’s own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal & technical report writing skills



Applications to [email protected]