Microbiology Analyst Job at BAXTER in Old Toongabbie NSW
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Your Career at Baxter
This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a Microbiology professional to join our dedicated and close-knit team at our on-site campus in Old Toongabbie.
You will be part of our integral QA team performing the complete range of microbiological and environmental testing of the plant and products to GMP standards in order to meet regulatory requirements and Baxter’s master production schedule. This role will play a significant part in ensuring all testing is performed and compiled for critical work orders. You will be working on a day shift from Tuesday to Saturday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.
This role is a 12-Month FTC with a strong view to a possible extension for someone who is looking to grow and develop their career further within the Pharmaceutical industry.
Assist the Microbiology and Sterility Assurance Manager to ensure quality specifications and standards are met.
Ensure that actions for Change Controls and Validation protocols, relating to Microbiological testing are executed
Perform and be proficient in all testing requirements for Manufacturing facility and Pharmacy Services.
Coordinate the validation of Pharmacy operators and processes: sterile media fills for operator and processes, aseptic gowning and chemical accuracy testing
Perform water testing on non-distilled and distilled water throughout the manufacturing facility as per routine sampling and investigational monitoring
Liaise with Manufacturing, Pharmacy Services and other QA staff to communicate test results and to assist in adherence to standards and process control
Perform temperature monitoring at required frequency in Laboratory
Participate in laboratory cross-training and provide support to fellow team members as required
Provide support to the microbiology activities, such as testing assistance, troubleshooting, evaluation of results and trending
Perform other duties as may be required by Microbiology and Sterility Assurance Manager.
Relevant qualification in Microbiology or experience in laboratory and environmental microbiology
Proven skills in environmental monitoring in a manufacturing environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Personal computer skills and data analytical capabilities
Benefits & Culture
As an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and winner of the 2019 Women in MedTech Award, Baxter ANZ is focused on being a best place to work. Situated in Western Sydney, and featuring and onsite subsidized cafeteria and café, gym, we offer a dynamic and future focused work environment offering work place flexibility, additional annual leave and a strong value driven culture.
Apply today and experience a career that matters!
Baxter is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.
We respectfully acknowledge Indigenous Australians both past and present as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which we work. This position will strongly consider Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants and is an equal opportunity measure under Section 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991.
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.
Company Location: Old Toongabbie NSW