Do you want to make a difference in the world? Are you environmentally focused and have a concern with the environment's current state? If so, then consider joining the team of a great biotech company making strides to improve and protect the environment.
The QA-QC Microbiology Technician is involved in a variety of laboratory and manufacturing activities within the microbiological, chemical, and/or analytical areas by carrying out sampling, testing, measuring, recording and analyzing microbiological data as part of a scientific and manufacturing team.
This position performs fermentation/microbiological quality assurance and control activities to support manufacturing and sustaining of existing products and provide critical information/support to appropriate teams in the process. They will implement proven microbiological quality methodologies to meet company requirements and ensure the integrity of product through proven best practices.
This essential role monitors quality programs through regular process checks as well as short- and long-term projects and assist in the decision-making process as it relates to fermentation and release of products. In addition, all positions in our team environment monitor their work and the work of others by complying with designated procedures and health and safety guidelines to meet and exceed department goals and objectives.
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field, microbiology, or a closely related field preferred.
Basic understanding of microbiology and the impact that people and the environment can have on finished product results.
Ability to operate laboratory equipment proficiently (pH meter, balances, microscope, and spectrophotometer.)
Proficient in laboratory documentation, and experience conducting/interpreting lab tests.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites.
Experience with administrative duties such as filing, checking and entering required information into the computer system.
Experience in keeping records, files and finished goods.
Experience in effectively multi-tasking, organizing and prioritizing tasks.
Knowledge of 5S or similar system.
1-2 years of experience in manufacturing environment A PLUS!
Experienced in cross training for other laboratory areas, such as the product lab.
Experience working in a cGMP regulated environment preferred.