Kelly Services QC Microbiologist in Burlington, Massachusetts

QC Microbiologist

Kelly Scientific Resources is currently seeking a Quality Control Microbiologist for one of its top clients in Burlington, MA. The Quality Control Microbiologist performs quality activities in support of product production and releases. The QC Microbiologist performs a wide variety of activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements by conducting testing, trending and reporting results.

Position Responsibilities

Perform microbiological testing (endotoxin, bioburden) for water. Perform microbiological testing (endotoxin, sterility and bioburden) for raw materials, in-process materials, intermediates and final product. Perform environmental monitoring of the clean rooms (under ISO and EU specifications). Read, trend and report environmental, personnel, in-process, raw material, finish product and water bioburden testing results. Perform microbial characterization (gram stain, catalase, oxidase, and coagulase tests) Prepare and send out samples for microbiological identification Maintain historical files on organisms found in classified areas; microbial identification and trending. Perform line clear and line start verifications Inspection of media fills. Perform other microbiological assays:

Sterility ( including Biological Indicator testing) Growth promotion testing of all incoming media used in the microbiology laboratory. Preservative Effectiveness testing Microbial Limits testing

QC microbiological sample receipt for internal testing, login, processing, tracking, distribution of test results, and closure. Initiate OOS/OT or Environmental Monitoring Excursion Investigations Provide Support of general QC Microbiology Laboratory activities

Chart reading and changing

Equipment cleaning and maintenance

Maintaining supplies and inventory General laboratory housekeeping

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline required; microbiology strongly preferred 1 - 3 years of industry experience in a GMP,GLP, or pharmaceutical clean room environment Knowledgeable in FDA cGMPs (21 CFR 211); ISO 9001, 13485 and 17025 a plus. Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize/multitask Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (excel)

Why Kelly®? With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

About Kelly Services®

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Category: Biotech/Clinical/R&D/Science