Research Associate

Location: Summit, New Jersey, USA
Salary: competitive
Sectors: R&D
Job Type: Contract
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If you are looking for your career in the Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries and are you a skilled researcher looking for a new opportunity. This is a fast-paced, energetic team that works together across two shifts to meet aggressive times to support a lean manufacturing operation. If this sounds like a position you will be able to excel in, this may be the position for you.

This position will work both independently and with the team to perform routine and non-routine microbiological testing, microbiology laboratory maintenance functions and Environmental Monitoring functions where necessary.

Primary Duties of a Research Associate:

  • Participate in aseptic process qualifications, such as aseptic gowning and media fill reads.
  • Perform Environmental Monitoring on routine basis.
  • Perform microbial isolation techniques and perform Gram stain identifications.
  • Send out samples to contract labs and track results/reports.
  • Evaluate environmental/personnel monitoring samples and create NOEs for action levels.
  • Perform routine maintenance of lab equipment's.
  • Support special project work.
  • Document laboratory test results on worksheets, forms and logbooks utilizing GDP.
  • Author and revise controlled documents such as Standard Operating Procedures and Controlled Forms. Author non-routine Protocols/Validation Plans/ reports in support of projects.
  • Assist with investigations &CAPAs associated with Microbiological testing.
  • Support data trending and tracking of results.

Requirements for a Research Associate:

  • Requires Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or related discipline and minimum 2 years of experience working in a regulated manufacturing environment. An equivalent combination of experience/education is acceptable.
  • Have a good understanding of USP, EP, JP, and FDA microbiology testing requirements.

If you are a candidate with a strong foundation with the above requirements please apply ASAP. There are limited positions available so if you are interested apply today!

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