Associate QC Microbiologist I

    • Rockville, MD

Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville
Posted Date: Mar 9 2020
Are you looking for an opportunity to conduct quality control sampling and testing? If so, this Associate QC Microbiologist I role could be a great opportunity to consider.

  • Completes daily assigned routine tasks timely and accurately (may include collection and/or testing of GMP samples, reporting of data, assisting other Microbiologists, general lab housekeeping)
  • Paperwork completion, data entry, filing, etc.
  • Serves on team projects (i.e. qualifications, investigation) in the role of testing support and initiation of investigation
  • Responsible for completing laboratory housekeeping to ensure safety and compliance
  • Identifies areas for improvement or gaps in both safety and compliance (ZAPs/ZIPs)
  • Effectively communicates issues/hurdles to supervisor and/or manager
  • Supports GSK site initiatives and departmental goals
  • Job requires gowning into GMP manufacturing spaces to collect samples.
  • Requires holiday and weekend work
  • Supports investigations for EM and Clean Utilities

Work Schedule: this position has two openings both on the day shift:
  • One person will work Sunday through Thursday
  • The second person will work Tuesday through Saturday
Why you?

Basic Qualifications:
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • BA/BS in science field
  • 0-2 years industrial experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, such as Microbiology, Biology, or related field experience.
  • 2 or more years of industry experience
  • Proven experience working in teams to improve processes or resolve problems using organizational effectiveness tools.
  • Experience providing Quality Control (QC) testing support to at least one value stream.

Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • This position may require knowledge of microbial assays (bioburden and endotoxin), and/or environmental control and monitoring and/or clean utility sampling and testing in a cGMP environment

Why GSK?
Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness.

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