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  • Microbiology Technician II

    Location US-SC-Greenville
    Job ID
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Job Title: Microbiology Technician II


    Shift: 2nd


    Hours: Monday - Friday 2:30PM - 11:00PM



    Execute microbiological testing in support of but not limited to Environmental/Water/Bioburden monitoring, Media and lab supplies preparation, Sterility Testing and Microbial Identification.  Conducts tests for in-process and finished products as well as raw materials using aseptic techniques.  Compliance with all applicable procedures and practices to include local and global SOP’s, product test procedures, safety, USP, ISO, GMP, and applicable governmental regulations.


    The following listing is representative of the job duties that may be expected to be performed. The % of time will change based on the primary job function being performed as not all job duties below would be completed by each employee each day.


    Specific Job Duties

    • Manufacturing Support through Environmental Monitoring. Support Manufacturing operations through Environmental Monitoring. The testing consists of surface testing, employee gowning monitoring, viable air monitoring, and air total particle counts.
    • Media and Lab Supply Preparations. Prepare culture media and supplies needed for test execution. Sterilize supplies and autoclave as required. Maintain the microbiology lab inventory. Perform Growth Promotion Testing and Sterility Verification.
    • Water, Disinfectants, and Pre-Sterilized Product Testing. Execute testing in a Laminar Flow Hood using aseptic technique.
    • Reading Plates and Liquid Media. Execute and Document final reading of all microbiological testing.
    • Particulate Matter Testing. Perform finished product testing in a Laminar Flow Hood and accurately document the data.
    • Biological Indicators. Perform testing aseptically in a Laminar Flow Hood to support validation and production.
    • Sterility Isolator Loading. Load the Sterility isolators with appropriate supplies and test samples. Execute the VHP cycle for the loaded Sterility isolators.
    • Sterility testing. Perform testing of finished product in an isolator. Consumables. Properly receive in ordered media and other testing supplies and document appropriately.
    • Data Review. Review Microbiology Data in a timely manner to ensure compliance to procedures, accuracy of data, and adherence to good documentation practices.


    Qualifications: Must have a BS/BA degree in Microbiology, Biological or Life Science.


    Experience: 0 – 3 years experience in aseptic manufacturing operations or aseptic laboratory practices highly preferred.


    Special Skills: Math to include metric conversions and ratios. Computer skills are required (Excel, Word, Access, and other customized systems). Knowledge of basic cGMP and good documentation practices. Technical writing skills.




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    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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