Microbiology Lab Analyst I

Microbiology Lab Analyst – Contract – Foster City, CA - $15.00-$21.00/hr
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

A Biotechnology Company is seeking a Microbiology Lab Analyst in Foster City, CA.

Role Description

• Microbiology Lab Analyst I Shift: 11am- 8pm but will require flexibility at times and will include some weekend work
• Performs final product release testing including those tests applicable for endotoxin, and sterility
• Performs raw material release testing including microbial limits and endotoxin
• Performs testing, analyzing, and submits results so that commercial manufacturing activities are not impacted.
• Coordinates routine monitoring and validation activities.
• Orders supplies and assigns expiry to incoming materials, tracks requisitions and reconciles against incoming materials and invoices.
• Performs microbiological testing of raw material, in process, final product, validation-related, and critical utility samples.
• Performs bioburden testing of water and product.
• Performs Growth Promotion Testing for incoming media.
• Working knowledge of GMPs, pharmacopoeial, and regulatory requirements for testing and validation pertaining to the pharmaceutical industry is required.
• Understanding of Pharmacopoeial requirements and must be able to follow changes, implement changes, qualify methods.
• Understanding of USP/BP/JP and EP pharmacopoeias and the change process..

Skills & Requirements

• Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
• 1 + years of relevant experience and a BS degree in Microbiology or equivalent.
• Prior experience in pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
• Medical Requirements: Blood work (CBC, CMP, Lipid Profile) Urinalysis – Dipstick Physical – Non DOT History Vision Test – (Ishihara, Jaeger, Snellen).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401K
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information. #1141081


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