Keep working areas clean and free of hazards or dangerous conditions
Perform daily housekeeping of lab work areas
Follow all safety regulations and promote positive behaviors
Ensure supplies and equipment are available to meet schedules
Carry out work assignments as defined by production schedule
Plan, schedule, prepare and maintain microbiological culture media samples and equipment.
Strictly adhere to Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Current Good Documentation Practices (cGDP), and Standard Operating Procedures and report all discrepancies immediately.
Sanitize/sterilize equipment, facilities and materials.
Complete required documentation (MBRs, SOPs, checklists, etc) in accordance with cGMP and cGDP.
Maintain aseptic personnel certification and practice good aseptic techniques in performance of duties.
Aseptically collect and process microbial samples for assigned test areas (critical utility systems, aseptic processing environments and personnel, sterility, bioburden, BET, LAL, biological indicators, microbial identifications, etc.)
Perform routine analysis of raw materials, finished goods, products, packaging components, complaints, investigations per schedule and per standards/SOPs.
Collect and analyze critical utility and/or environmental samples.
Collect, calculate, and interpret test results.
Perform activities that ensure required quality and safety standards are being met for our products
Record, retrieve and report data through LIMS of assay results
Document analytical testing in accordance with site good documentation practices
Review and approve autoclave reports and logbook entries
Support laboratory investigation activities as needed
Support active management of laboratory inventory including standards, media and supplies
Cooperate and support coworkers to enhance overall capability of organization
Participate in problem solving and troubleshooting of common laboratory issues
Support training needs of team members and work cohesively with coworkers
Coordinate activities with other departments which involve Microbiology support
Communicate effectively with production, maintenance, warehouse, and other groups as necessary
Source: Job Diva – Job Listing