QC Analyst (Microbiology)

Full Time | Indianapolis, INDIANA | about 1 year
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QC Analyst (Microbiology)

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The QC Micro Analyst position is responsible for determining quality of raw materials, finished products, and research and development using microbial methods and procedures as required.  Position reports to the Quality Manager and must be able to perform microbial testing utilizing proper techniques and interpret results under low supervision.  Must also observe proper quality procedures and SOP’s to ensure proper quality of finished goods and raw materials.

Required Skills

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Analyzes raw materials, intermediates, finished products, environmental and water samples using microbial techniques in accordance with established current procedures.
  • Submits accurate, precise and complete microbial reports in a timely fashion; Communicates OOS results to QC Team Leader; Audits the reports of colleagues.
  • Exhibits a working knowledge of Oracle database applications to maintain accuracy of records.
  • Maintains an awareness of cGMPs and cGLPs and maintains compliance with those regulations; Documents all activities associated with cGMP compliance (i.e. instrument calibration, OOS investigations etc.)
  • Demonstrates the ability to set own priorities based on operations schedule and deadlines.
  • Interdepartmental communication with operations (Operators and Shift Leaders) concerning the use of materials evaluated.
  • Performs special analysis and special project testing on a request basis.
  • Maintains good housekeeping, order, and safety in the laboratory.
  • Trains and develops as applicable to analytical testing in the Quality Control Department.
Required Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology or Biology or other related scientific field.
  • 1 - 2 years’ experience in a quality control microbiology lab within a pharmaceutical environment preferably.
  • Knowledge of USP and FDA regulations.
  • Experience with microbial limits, aseptic technique, media preparation, autoclave use, and identification of common organisms.
  • Knowledge of cGMPs and cGLPs.
  • Must have good organizational skills, decision-making skills, and communication skills.
Job Location
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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