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Novo Nordisk | West Lebanon, New Hampshire
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Job Description

Requisition ID 45469BR
Title QC Microbiologist (Experienced)
Job Category Quality
Job Description

This position carries out routine microbiological testing to support the manufacturing facility and process. All work is carried out in a QC GMP environment where the highest level of compliance and attention to detail is necessary. Role focuses on routine activities such as utility and facility monitoring, in-process/release testing, data reporting, activity scheduling and problem solving. The role exercises judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. This individual works with minimal supervision, no instruction on routine work and general instruction for new activities.


Reports to: Supervisor - Microbiology

Main Job Tasks:

* Conducts routine and specialized microbiological assays in standard techniques following SOPs.
* Updates and maintains trending files, and provides routine summaries of trending to support investigations.
* Reviews microbiological trending data and writes reports summarizing the trends with some guidance.
* Investigates and resolves issues related assay failures, system deficiencies, deviations, and equipment / assay troubleshooting, with some assistance.
* Maintains, calibrates, and troubleshoots equipment. Performs other routine laboratory activities and peer data review as needed.
* Understands Quality Systems such as deviations, change control, CAPA, etc.
* Schedules laboratory work in conjunction with laboratory supervisor.
* Reviews and amends test method and instrumentation SOPs as needed.
* Conducts analyst training.
* Performs all job duties and responsibilities in a compliant and ethical manner and in accordance with all applicable healthcare laws, regulations and industry codes.
* Incorporates the Novo Nordisk Way and 10 Essentials in all activities and interactions with others.

Development of People:

* n/a

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* A Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent with a minimum of six (6) years related experience.
* Understands microbiology concepts and experimental objectives and how they fit into the overall manufacturing process.
* Proficient in several of the following: bioburden, endotoxin, microbial identification and area monitoring techniques.
* Experienced in a QC GMP laboratory environment.
* Must be able to work independently in a team based setting once given minimal instruction/guidance
* Troubleshoot and solve technical problems of moderate scope.
* Able to prioritize routine tasks and adapt to a changing environment.
* Must have excellent analytical and writing skills.

Position Location US - Lebanon, NH
City West Lebanon
State/Provinces US - NH

At Novo Nordisk, we know that driving change on a global level and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins here at home. That's why we make an unmatched commitment to our employees, our families and our communities. That means outstanding rewards, industry-leading training programs, and an environment that supports you to achieve your goals at every level. It's all part of the Novo Nordisk Way. It includes our Vision and our commitment to the Triple Bottom Line principle - helping us find the right balance between compassion and competitiveness

With a career at Novo Nordisk, you'll feel a difference right from the start. It's a sense of inspiration and mobility that comes from a shared belief in driving positive change for people, families, and communities everywhere. Congratulations on taking your first step!

Novo Nordisk is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Novo Nordisk will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please call the U.S. Toll Free number at 1-855-411-5290 or click on the following link to submit your request: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/novoaccommodation. Please note we do not accept applications for employment or employment related solicitations through this site. If you are requesting special assistance, please specify your request by selecting "Yes" in Question 2 on the site. We will not be able to respond to requests unless you specify the need for special assistance or an accommodation in Question 2. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

About Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S is a Denmark-based healthcare company. The Company provides diabetes care and is engaged in haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. The Company manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products and services to patients, the medical profession and society. The Company is organized in two segments: diabetes care and biopharmaceuticals. Diabetes care includes discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of products within the areas of insulin, glucagon-like peptide (GLP)-1 and related delivery systems, as well as oral antidiabetic products (OAD). Biopharmaceuticals includes discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of products within the therapy areas haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy, hormone replacement therapy, inflammation therapy and other therapy areas.

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