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QC Microbiologist

Wiltshire - Salisbury
up to £22000 per annum
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RHL has a long-standing relationship with a leading UK based biopharma manufacturing company, which focus on unique life-saving vaccination products. Based on ongoing expansion they are recruiting for a QC Microbiology Technician to join their rapidly growing, stable team.

Since being established in 2015, the company has doubled in size and is now looking for a Microbiologist with experience in a GMP regulated environment. They are riding a wave of success based on their completely innovative vaccines which are in high demand, and are looking to move forward to the next phase of the companies development.

You will be part of the QC Bacteriology Technical Services team and assist with activities which include the following:

To undertake and perform microbiological QC analyses in the Quality Control Bacteriology Technical Services Unit, which provides specialist microbiological testing services in support of licensed pharmaceutical manufacture in compliance with cGMP.

You will

Undertake and perform microbiological QC analyses in support of licensed production, service, validation, and developmental programs.

Carry out all work in compliance with cGMP

Test microbiological samples from all stages of the production processes of licensed and developmental products and to assess the results against pre-set standards and specifications

Undertake identification of micro-organisms isolated from microbiological tests and samples

Record all information and data clearly and accurately Pre-test media used within QC and Production against pre-set specifications

Maintain the Bacteriology Technical Services Culture Collection, media stocks, and necessary consumables to ensure the efficient running of the group

Safely operate, clean and maintain laboratory equipment to the required levels of cleanliness and operating standards

They are looking for

An applicant who has good interpersonal skills and able to work as part of a team and is methodical and reliable with the ability to think clearly, the ability to learn, and able to respond to changes in schedule and demands.

The applicant will need to have knowledge and experience of microbiology gained in a laboratory or similar environment and ideally have experience of working in a Good Manufacturing Practice GMP or similarly regulated environment.

Key skills are:

Knowledge and experience of microbiology gained in a laboratory or similar environment.

An understanding of GMP and quality systems

Able to work methodically and to strict deadlines To perform routine testing within the microbiology laboratory, on a day to day basis, of the Bacteriology Technical Services Unit.

Good understanding of QC microbiological assays and QC laboratory systems

Please apply below if you feel you are suitable for the role


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