Microbiologist

Recruiter
Bausch + Lomb Ireland
Employment Type
Contract
Salary
Not disclosed
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Bausch + Lomb, a division of Bausch Health Companies Inc (BCH), is solely dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world – from the moment of birth through every phase of life. The company is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands in the world, offering the widest and finest range of eye health products including contact lenses and lens care products, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses and other eye surgery products. 

Our highest priority is the well-being of the people we serve. By listening to our customers and patients, by constantly honing our innovation edge, by executing with integrity and excellence, we strive to earn the trust of our partners and stakeholders.
Over the last 150 years, Bausch + Lomb has become a global hallmark for innovation and quality.  Our talented and motivated colleagues work relentlessly to invent new materials, engineer new technologies, and ultimately bring new innovations to help people see better to live better.

This position is based in the Waterford Plant and is a 4 cycle shift over a 12 month contract.

Laboratory Activities

•Environmental monitoring – sampling and testing

•Bioburden sampling & testing of in-process samples

•Water analysis & sampling

•Media preparation and control

•Documentation review & maintenance

•Trending data, management of Non-conformances & Laboratory investigations.  

•Management of repeat analysis

•Preparation and populating reports for Microbiology studies & trending data

•Identification analysis of isolates.

•Preparation of Protocol & reports

•Involvement in Quality Change Requests.

•Cleaning of laboratory/equipment, and waste management.

•Ordering & maintain Laboratory supplies to required levels.

•Develop appropriate actions in response to results generated.

General

•Schedule activities to meet timelines

•Participate in project work and plant wide initiatives

•Carry out all activities in compliance with company Safety, Environmental Standard Operating Procedures

•Manage reports required for compliance activities and effective management of the lab

•Maintain work areas in a clean & tidy manner at all times.

•Other duties as assigned by area supervision/management, including synergies with department.

Requirements

•Qualification in Microbiology at primary degree or equivalent

•A min of 2 years’ experience in a regulated pharmaceutical or medical devise environment

•Experience in methods: bioburden analysis, water analysis and environmental monitoring, isolate identification.

•Experience in validation

•Experience of scientific report writing including SOP’s, protocols, deviations, reports etc.

•Ability to evaluate and access information to determine appropriate risk and required actions is critical