Microbiology Technician - Media Reader

Job Ref: J22164
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Pharmaceuticals, Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 16 June 2017

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Microbiologist - Media Reader

Based in Runcorn, Cheshire

Initial 3 month contract

Highly competitive rates, dependent on experience

SRG and Synergy, our sister company and a national CRO, are currently seeking a Microbiologist to support a key pharmaceutical company in the Cheshire area. The successful individual will support a project involving the testing of various pharmaceutical products using a wide range of microbial techniques.

Key responsibilities:

- Undertake microbial testing of key pharmaceutical components including raw materials (within 2 days of receipt) and process samples.

- Reading media, T.V.A.C, Bacterial Endotoxin testing and bacterial identification.

- Environmental Monitoring, ensuring that clean room environments are sterile at all times.

- Responsible for recording all information and findings to company and global regulations.

Key Requirements;

- Minimum BSc level or equivalent in Biology/Microbiology.

- Hands-on industrial experience in a Microbiology laboratory (desirable).

- Proven experience with Microbial techniques including; Environmental Monitoring, Total Viable Counts and working aseptically to reduce contamination.

- Proven understanding of pharmaceutical regulations such as GMP.

To find out more, please apply online with your most up-to-date CV or contact Rachel Ellis directly on 0161 868 2235.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.