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Microbiology Technician

Birmingham, AL 35211

Posted: 05/29/2024 Job Category: Laboratory Job Number: HH141014528

Job Description

Sirius Staffing is seeking a Microbiology Lab Technician for a contract-to-hire role in Birmingham, AL. Below are the details. Please contact us today for more information.
This position is responsible for conducting routine microbiological testing, documentation, and data analysis, of utilities, raw materials, facilities, and equipment. Additionally, the microbiology technician will be responsible for the upkeep of the laboratory, laboratory supplies, and other routine laboratory tasks.
  • Has a sound understanding of the skills required to perform the following routine activities:
    • Environmental Monitoring - Monitoring of Classified Areas using a) active/passive air sampling methods and RODAC/swab surface sampling methods for the detection of bacteria and fungi; and b) CliMet air sampling methods for the detection of Total Particulates; trending of this data to detect anomalies, and characterize the transient and resident microflora.
    • Utilities –Testing of a) city water for total microbial count and the absence of enteric organisms; b) pre-treat water, clean steam and Water for Injection for total microbial count and presence of endotoxins; and c) nitrogen and process air for total microbial count and total particulates.
  • Utilizes classical microbiological methods for the identification of microorganisms.
  • Perform validation activities such as biological indictor recovery, bioburden rinse/swab, endotoxin rinse and endotoxin challenge vial testing.
  • Data analysis and entry into software systems such as Microbiology Information Management Systems (MIMS).
  • GMP Documentation – Document test results and conclusions in a GMP manner. Ensure test forms are complete before submission for approval.
  • Adheres to all company safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and directives.
  • Conducts all laboratory activities in a safe manner by use of MSDS to establish chemical hazards, observes the appropriate laboratory procedures and reports all incidents that could threaten the safety of laboratory personnel
  • Bachelor’s degree in microbiology, biological sciences, or related field of study 
  • Minimum 1 yr. experience in clinical, academic, or industrial/pharmaceutical microbiology laboratories. 
  • Experience in microbiological assays and testing. 
  • Desired experience in environmental monitoring and trending. 
  • Desired experience in the testing of utilities. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills. 
  • Proficiency in Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Excellent computer skills including experience with spreadsheets and databases. 
  • Ability to use a respirator. 
  • Ability to work with microorganisms and hot liquids.
Sirius Staffing is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.

Meet Your Recruiter

Bailee Stevens
Recruiting Manager

Bailee Stevens is a recruiter bringing a wealth of experience and a genuine passion for building relationships and helping talent find career opportunities. With 14 years’ experience in the industry, she has learned the importance of finding the perfect fit for both candidates and clients. Bailee takes pride in effectively communicating and making a meaningful impact on people’s careers and lives. She has expertise in working in many different industries from Manufacturing, Industrial, Energy, Aviation, Oil and Gas, Automotive, Government, Marine/Shipbuilding, and more. Bailee has been successful in recruiting talent for many different types of positions such as Professional, IT, Logistics, Procurement, Finance/Accounting, Administrative, Light Industrial, Engineering, Healthcare roles, and more.

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