Position Description

Sterility Microbiologist
Organization Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Professional Scientific Services, LLC
Location NC, Durham
Job Code 15379
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Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories PSS is searching for a Sterility Microbiologist in Durham, NC.

Microbiologist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

·         Performs laboratory testing on a variety of product samples, including bulk vaccine, filled vaccine, and media. 

·         Will initially be assigned to support the microbiology testing laboratories.

o    The emphasis is on microbiological methods, such as sterility, bacteriostasis/fungistasis, Neomycin potency, Mycoplasma, and Mycobacteria.

o    Cell culture propagation and maintenance procedures, and/or microbiological laboratory procedures

o    Authors standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the performance of laboratory methods

o    Trouble-shoots equipment issues as needed

o    Initiates and contributes to laboratory investigations as needed and follows site procedures in the documentation of Quality Notifications and CAPAs

o    Collaborates with Laboratory Compliance to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements

o    Provides active support during audits and inspections (regulatory, internal, safety)

o    Supports MMD divisional and Quality initiatives

The ideal candidate would possess :

·         Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

·         Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

·         Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

·         Knowledge of cGMPs

·         Root cause analysis methodology

·         Experience in Compendia microbiological testing methods

·         Experience in analytical method transfer

·         Aseptic techniques

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

·         Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other related degree concentration,

·         1-3 years laboratory testing experience or equivalent educational laboratory experience

·         Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Durham, North Carolina are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.  We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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