Microbiology Technician III - 1St Shift

Valeant Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 2 weeks ago


Schedule is Sun-Thursday (7:30 - 3:30pm) with rotating Saturdays. Days and times subject to change.

Perform routine testing for release of raw materials, finished products, stability samples and R&D products. Perform Environmental and Utility Monitoring in aseptic areas.


Perform routine assays for endotoxin, potency, sterility, bioburden, microbial limits, and preservative effectiveness on various finished products and/or raw materials.

Perform identification of organisms.

Maintain laboratory culture collection and preserve cultures.

Contribute to the preparation and checking of environmental summaries.

Perform testing in conjunction with laboratory investigations.

Perform Environmental and Utility monitoring. Perform testing in support of facility Validation activities.

Support OpEx and WISE OWLS initiatives. Read/Record all pertinent data on the appropriate forms or computer system.

All other duties as assigned


Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Experience in computer operation and basis word processing programs.

Ability to communicate and work well with others; good oral and written skills. Excellent aseptic technique. Familiar with microbiological testing techniques concerning product testing.

Tools and equipment used: Computer, phone, copier, fax, autoclave, scale, dishwasher, cleaning supplies and equipment, media/solution preparation Equipment, lab equipment as necessary.

Must be able to read, write, and speak English and possess basic math skills.

BS, Microbiology, Biology, or related science
1-2 Years Pharmaceutical or related industry experience.

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