Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Microbiology Laboratory Technician
  • £16,000 - £18,000 per Annum
  • Temporary
  • Nottinghamshire, England, UK Nottinghamshire UK NG1 1GF
Job Ref: J35745
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 17 March 2020
Microbiology Laboratory Technician Temp-to-Perm £16,000-£18,000 Nottinghamshire

Microbiology Laboratory Technician - Immediate start!




This position reports to the Laboratory Manager and solely responsible for microbiological analysis. Working within a GMP environment this position is required to carry out a range of microbiological testing of pharmaceutical products.

Job Requirements

  • Order laboratory consumables to ensure ready supply above minimum stock levels
  • Perform routine laboratory analysis of a range of pharmaceutical forms:
  • Microbial Limit Testing according to current EP/USP requirements
  • Organism identification by gram stain and API
  • Antibiotic assay
  • Bacterial endotoxin testing using gel clot technique.
  • Media Preparation
  • Preservative efficacy testing of pharmaceutical products
  • Perform non standard laboratory analysis as required
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Disinfectant challenge testing using BSEN test methods
  • Report and interpret analysis results
  • Investigate and report OOT/OOS results
  • Perform and document routine instrument calibration, qualification and validation
  • Perform basic maintenance and of laboratory equipment
  • Maintain laboratory instrument log books
  • Perform daily and weekly housekeeping activities.


  • Either a relevant degree or relevant experience within microbiology.
  • Experience of GMP would be an advantage
  • A working knowledge of aseptic techniques
  • Understanding or experience of microbiological techniques.

If you have the skills/experience required and are interested in the role please apply online, if you have any questions please call on 0121 728 8455.

16/04/2020 18:25:14
GBP 16000 16000
Contact Consultant:
Balbir Panesar

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