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Employment Type:
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Posted:
4/18/2019
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Manufacturing
Quality Control Microbiologist
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Precision Resource Company | Myerstown, PA
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Job Description

Title: Quality Control Microbiologist

Location: Myerstown, PA

Schedule: 8am to 5pm Mon - Fri.

Type: Temporary

Start date: 2/15/19

Responsibilities:

* Perform standard qualitative and quantitative analysis on: purchased raw materials, in-process products, pure drug substances and finished pharmaceutical preparations employing standard procedures, in accordance with approved testing procedures, the National Formulary (NF) and the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP).
* Utilize standard "bench" microbiological aseptic technique
* Maintain records of all analysis information of assigned products on data sheets for permanent file and proper entry of information on laboratory forms.
* Evaluate all data obtained from analysis; if discrepancy or deviation occurs, consult with Supervisor and recommend additional testing if necessary.
* Adhere to the pertinent aspects of Corporate and plant safety programs and adhering to GMP's, ISO standards or other regulations.
* Assist in investigating non-compliance investigations.
* Assist with troubleshooting analytical methodology and instrumentation malfunctions.
* Perform special assignments as directed by supervisor.
* Assist in validation of manufacturing and production lines and equipment pertinent to microbiology (e.g. equipment and room cleaning validation).
* Prepare microbiological testing media/diluents.
* Perform testing of water samples from Purified (Reverse Osmosis) Water, USP systems.
* Perform microbiological environmental monitoring in production areas and in the Microbiology Laboratory.

Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy, or related 4 year science degree required.
* At least 1 year of lab experience is required:
* Assigned within the Microbiology area and/or previous experience in microbiology processes is preferred.
* Knowledge, practical application, and understanding of microbiology are necessary to perform the functions of this position.
* Good documentation practices
* Ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment is required.
* Good working knowledge of personal computer skills are required;
* Working knowledge of aseptic techniques, environment monitoring methods, Gram staining and microbiological test methods is required.
* Competencies required: analytical problem solving, work within established policies and procedures, effective written and interpretive communication skills, and organization and planning skills.

Joule, a System One division is a leader in specialized workforce solutions and integrated services. With more than 6,000 employees and roughly 50 offices throughout the U.S. we provide scientific, clinical, engineering, energy, IT, legal and administrative staffing services. For more than 40 years, we have delivered workforce solutions and integrated services to clients nationally.

About Precision Resource Company

Precision Resource is one of the world's largest precision metal component suppliers using fineblanking technology - with six strategically located facilities in North America and more fineblanking presses (130+) than any other company in the world! We service our customers with press sizes ranging from 40 tons to 1400 tons and with a tremendous range of secondary processing capabilities. These additional capabilities include grinding (double-side, single-side, and fine grinding), lapping, CNC machining, assembly, forming, and heat treating. Precision Resource's customer base consists of an international list of recognized leaders in industries such as automotive, electronics, off-highway equipment, cutlery, hand tools, hardware, lawn & garden equipment and many more. This combination of production capabilities and a demanding and diverse customer base helps ensure that Precision Resource remains the modern, progressive manufacturer that we are so proud to be.