My name is Domenic and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a Microbiologist for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in Woodstock, IL. Details for the position are as follows:

Job Description:

The position is responsible for performing microbiological analyses, in process bioburden testing, final product endotoxin and sterility testing, investigate out-of-limit or out-of-specification test results, and provide lab support for validation and business development activities.

Position Requirements:
B.S. in Microbiology or Biological Sciences

0-4 years experience
Previous pharmaceutical experience desired.

Specific Duties, Activities, and Responsibilities:
Compile and interpret results of microbiology and environmental monitoring tests and results.
Write technical reports or prepare graphs and charts to document experimental results.
Perform water sampling, including DI water, WFI and steam
Perform sterility testing of finished produce
Perform bioburden testing of raw materials, WFI and bulk product
Perform bacterial endotoxin testing of WFI and bulk product
Subculture and characterize microbial isolates using the Gram stain and differential tests such as the catalase and oxidase reaction, prepare shipments of subcultures for identification
Perform growth promotion testing of liquid and plated media, including media fills
Perform environmental monitoring of laboratory areas
Perform bacteriostasis/fungi stasis testing to validate test methods
Process and incubate exposed biological indicators
Incubate and read media fills
Identifies micro-organisms by microscopic examination of physiological, morphological, and cultural characteristics.
Incubate and examine tests, including but not limited to bioburden, sterility, Bis and media fill units
Enumerate bacteria; prepare shipments for outside laboratories
Understand environmental monitoring, the different testing requirements and the interpretation of the results.
Perform documentation per cGMP; prepare and assist with preliminary and full investigations.

Duration: 3+ months

Targeted Pay Rate: $30/Hour

If you are interested in hearing more about the position please respond to this posting with your Microsoft Word resume attached.

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