Job Details

  • Title: Production - Microbiologist
  • Code: RCI-32933-1
  • Location: East Syracuse New York (NY) 13057
  • Posted Date: 09/15/2020
  • Duration: 6 Months
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  Job Description

  • The Aseptic Quality Operations group supports the onsite small scale commercial manufacturing facility.
  • The QC Microbiology Laboratory Technician conducts routine sampling and testing of cleanrooms environments, water, air and pure steam systems.
  • The QC Microbiology Laboratory technician performs field and lab analysis of environmental and utility samples and identification of microorganisms according to defined procedures.


  • Perform laboratory analysis of samples, using aseptic technique, following established procedures and in full compliance with official compendia, health authority regulations, and established Client policies.
  • Conduct qualification of methods and/or other laboratory studies, according to scientific protocols.
  • Maintains accurate records of work performed and documents results, according to good documentation practices and established procedures as well as perform data entry into LIMS.
  • Assist with review of worksheets, as assigned.
  • Assists in the investigation of OOS results in areas of assigned responsibility.
  • Operates and maintains instruments, while ensuring the reliability of instrumentation through proper maintenance, with ability to troubleshoot minor issues.
  • Must analyze, evaluate, and interpret data, notifying clients of results, and assisting to resolve issues, if applicable. Identify opportunities for workflow and procedural improvements.
  • Promotes quality, safety and health, by ensuring clean work area, and adherence to procedures and safety culture.
  • Must participate in continuous improvement using lean principles to assist with streamlining and making the laboratory efficient.
  • Work schedule includes weekends and holidays.


  • Knowledge of aseptic technique, environmental monitoring, and microbiological Quality Control testing and procedures preferred.
  • Has excellent manual dexterity and aseptic technique.
  • Has ability to complete sampling or testing assignments in a timely and compliant manner, with minimal supervision.
  • Perform limited interpretation of data.
  • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and complete assignments in a timely and compliant manner, with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of cGMPs and compendia testing preferred.
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:

  • BS degree in Biological Sciences or related field with 0-3 years of QC microbiology laboratory experience preferred