191130 - Microbiologist
NC-North Carolina
High Point
Up to $24.00 DOE
6 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Microbiologist for an opening in High Point, NC.

The QC Microbiologist-I is responsible for the complete testing and results documentation of any of the following: Raw Materials, In-Process, Finished Product, Stability, Technical Service samples or projects within the QC Microbiology Laboratory, in a manner consistent with established standards.

Perform microbiological testing including identification of micro-organisms, water activity, bioburden, and growth promotion testing. Ensure all microbiological procedures reflect current practice and complies with current USP/EP requirements. Perform the routine Environmental Monitoring program on site. Collect plant purified water and perform nitrate, chlorine, pH, TOC, and conductivity, and microbial testing. Prepare media, and/or use the commercially prepare media for microbial testing , and autoclave for waste disposal. Perform any microbial alert/action required from routine EM, water, microbial testing, etc. Drive a culture of continuous improvement by employing Practical Process Improvement concepts, reporting metrics, and communicating internally to diverse audiences. Perform other duties as assigned.

Up to 10% Standardizations/ Preparatory Set Up:
Perform daily verifications of instruments such as balances, pH meters, and pipettor as required by work instructions. among other solutions including microbiological solutions. Prepare media, and other microbiological solutions, use the Autoclave for waste disposal. Order and receive lab supplies and maintain inventory of lab supplies.

Up to 5% Housekeeping:
Clean and organize all laboratory areas including bench, sinks, drawers, cabinets, solvent cabinets, fume hoods, refrigerators, freezers, desiccators, and storage areas. Occasionally clean laboratory pipettes and other glassware. Maintain laboratory instruments disposing of wastes, cleaning them, and replacing consumable parts as required. Maintain 5’s cleaning/ visual management in the laboratory.

Up to 5% Training and Development
Participate in ongoing training for the development of skills and responsibility with an emphasis on technology. Assist training of other analysts in areas of expertise.

Microbiology degree strongly preferred with 0-5 years of related experience preferably in a Quality Control Laboratory in a GMP facility. Must demonstrate a high level of commitment to delivering timelines and milestones to achieve business objective. Ability to apply GMP regulations and international guidelines to all aspects of the position. Excellent communication and listening skills. Position requires knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and FDA/industry regulations.

Accredited Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university in Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or related field.

This position is for Thursday - Sunday (4 days 10-hours shift).

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.