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Job description

The function of the department is to analyse sterile and non-sterile products and materials to determine quality. This position works with supervision and will provide basic technical tasks as required to the laboratory facility in Microbiology Departments.


The Microbiologist should perform microbiological analysis and:

  • Be aware of the safety implication of operations within working environment ensuring compliance with working practices and procedures
  • Be aware of regulatory requirements ensuring compliance with working practices and procedures
  • Co-operate as necessary with the audit team(s) to ensure that the audit process is effective, efficient and achieves its objectives
  • Comply with all procedures of the QMS
  • Complete documentation as directed by procedure
  • Report faults/process failure and report complex faults or take appropriate remedial action

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Safety procedures always followed
  • Correct use of PPE


  • Full, neat, accurate, and in a timely manner completion of documentation
  • Prompt and correct reporting of deviations from SOP
  • Good housekeeping and cleanliness

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain the laboratory in an audit ready condition
  • Provide appropriate information in a timely manner
  • Comply with SOPs
  • Discrepancies always raised

Laboratory analysis:

  • Instructions followed precisely and outcome reported
  • Agreed deadlines met
  • Identify and report when objective is not feasible
  • Report all failures in a timely manner
  • Report all remedial action
  • Perform routine microbiological analysis in accordance with current BP/EP/USP and client test methods
  • Order laboratory consumables to ensure ready supply above minimum stock levels
  • Perform routine microbiology laboratory analysis of a range of pharmaceutical forms;
  • Microbial Limit Testing according to current EP/USP requirements
  • Sterility testing
  • Organism identification by gram stain and Vitek2
  • Antibiotic assay
  • Bacterial endotoxin testing using turbidimetric method
  • Water testing
  • Media preparation
  • Preservative efficacy testing of pharmaceutical products
  • Perform non-standard laboratory analysis as required: Environmental monitoring

Disinfectant challenge testing using BSEN test methods

  • Investigation of OOT/OOS results
  • Achieve level of accuracy required
  • Report analysis results
  • Maintain laboratory equipment log books
  • Perform daily and weekly housekeeping activities

If you would like to apply for this role, please send us your updated CV to

Please, include the job position in the subject of your email in the following format TPUK: Microbiologist.

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