MICROBIOLOGIST

JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Fair Lawn, NJ

COMPENSATION: $60k - $73k
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Dec 5, 2018

This successful consumer goods and personal care company produces highly regulated products. The company has a warm and vibrant culture and offers stability. They have a research focused environment and encourage employee development and growth. The company encourages new ideas and out of the box thinking.

Salary:
$60 – $73K

Position Overview: The company is looking for a hands-on Microbiologist. The person will need to be very independent and detail oriented. The Microbiologist will need to have recent experience working in an R&D environment on the bench for at least 4+ years. The Microbiologist will need to be a good collaborator and someone who is open to partnering on new and creative ideas to improve or create laboratory processes.

Responsibilities of the Microbiologist:

  • Ensure that antimicrobial testing is being done according to regulation and is executed properly
  • Write processes and SOPs for testing in the lab and develop procedures and processes
  • Ensure the testing and methods are compliant with FDA regulation and GMPs
  • Perform microbiological testing on bulk, finished goods, raw materials and water samples
  • Collaborate with other teams including R&D, claims and marketing to accomplish joint goals
  • Troubleshoot problems that may arise with testing or processes

Qualifications for the Microbiologist:

  • 4-7 years experience as a Microbiologist in a Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Personal Care or other regulated industry setting (not considering diagnostic/healthcare experience)
  • Training and leadership capability
  • Ability to function and run a lab independently
  • Familiarity with GMP, FDA, USP and AOAC regulations
  • Strong communication skills

Education Requirement:

  • BS or MS in Microbiology, Biology, Biomedical Sciences or another related area

Benefits: Standard healthcare (medical, vision), 401K, vacation and holidays are offered through the company

POSITION ID: 67744

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