MICROBIOLOGIST at Veterans Sourcing Group

Quality Assurance/Safety
Veterans Sourcing Group
East Syracuse, NY 13057
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Job Title: Microbiologist
Location:East Syracuse, New York
Duration:6 Months

Job Description:
  • Responsible for the microbiological testing of pharmaceutical finished products, raw materials, water and environmental samples.
  • Incumbent must comply with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Human Resources Policies.
  • This position must comply with all Security guidelines, Environmental Health and Safety regulations and the current Good Manufacturing Practices required by the job function.
  • Receives and controls microbiological samples submitted for testing in the Microbiology Laboratory.
  • Performs microbiological testing following laboratory methodology, such as Testing Standard, General Method, Specific Method, Pharmacopeia Compendia, and SOPs.
  • Participates in Microbiological Testing validation exercises
  • Reports analytical test results in applicable computerized systems.
  • Reviews laboratory documentation from peers to ensure testing was performed according to laboratory methodology and accuracy.
  • Generates Laboratory Investigations for test results outside of specification and Quality Events.
  • Performs and documents Laboratory Investigations and Quality Events Investigations.
  • Revises laboratory methodology to reflect actual practices.
  • Prepares and sterilizes culture media and laboratory solutions.
  • Performs growth promotion, sterility, and viability tests to culture media.
  • Identifies microorganisms in accordance with laboratory methodology.
  • Verifies calibration of equipment to ensure they are suitable for use.
  • Assures there is adequate inventory of purchased microorganism, culture media, reagents, and laboratory supplies used in the Microbiology Laboratory.
  • Assists the Supervisor in the training of new hired employees.
  • Handles and properly disposes potentially dangerous, regulated hazardous wastes into a designated on-site disposal facility or interim storage container.
  • Files appropriate logs and forms and takes the necessary corrective action in the event of an incident such as a spill, fire or explosion.
Additional Job Requirements:
  • Position Handles Hazardous Materials