Quality Control Microbiology Analyst I
The Microbiology Analyst I will be responsible for assisting the QC microbiological aspects of cGMP compliance and testing at the FujiFilm Biotechnologies Diosynth Texas (FDBT) Quality Control Laboratory.
- Assist with QC microbiological aspects of cGMP compliance and testing.
- Assist manufacturing personnel in the identification of microbiological root cause analysis and provide technical advice as needed.
- Participate in the investigation and review of alert and action limit investigations as needed..
- Participate in cleaning and process validation activities involving microbiology.
- Assist in the investigation of microbiological data deviation results and PRs.
- Assist in creating and revising microbiological Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) documentation.
- Assist in scheduling of monitoring procedures with follow-up responsibility to assist with providing test results.
- Assist in the review of EM and product release data.
- Ensure lab is maintained (organized, clean, & properly supplied).
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skills & Abilities:
- Sound aseptic technique and understanding of industry best practices, techniques, equipment, and materials.
- Ability to analyze raw data, assess assay and system suitability criteria.
- Ability to follow safety procedures outlined in the Chemical Hygiene Plan.
- Utilize SDS sheets to properly assess chemical hazards, spill response procedures, and PPE requirements if indicated.
- Good attention to detail and ability to utilize problem solving/trouble shooting skills.
- Good computer skills.
- Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated leadership skills.
- Strong organization and analytical skills.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
- Experience prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching.
- Use hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment is required.
- Ability to sit for long periods to work on a computer.
- Potential for exposure to hazardous chemicals, gases, fumes, odors, mists, and dusts, and other hazardous materials.
- Ability to lift/pull/push 30 lbs on occasion and 15 lbs regularly.
- Ability to wear personal protective equipment including safety glasses, lab coat, and gloves.
- Attendance is mandatory.
- Bachelor's degree preferably in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology or related field; OR
- Associate of Science degree preferably in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology or related field with two (2) years of relevant experience.
- Pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience
- Pharmaceutical documentation practices experience
- Experience in a GLP/GxP or comparable federally regulated environment.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
If an accommodation to the application process is needed, please email FDBTHR@fujifilm.com or call 979-431-3528.