Microbiologist in Lincolnton, NC at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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Job Description

Currently seeking Microbiologists to join a growing team!  Please contact Andy Reed at 704.332.5443 or awreed@apexlifesciences.com

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Basic and intermediate microbiological testing of raw materials, in-process, finished product, and stability samples

    • Routine microbiological testing of raw materials, in-process, finished product, and stability samples

    • Special testing in support of method, process, or instrument validation activities and laboratory/process investigations


  • Qualification and maintenance of instrumentation and equipment in support of laboratory testing

  • Reporting of results generated during testing

  • Training of analysts in the laboratory- Training analysts in techniques and methods used in analytical testing

  • Adherence to policies of EHS - Safety in the laboratory and proper handling of chemicals and laboratory waste

  • Other duties as assigned by management


Education/Training/Work Experience

  • MS in Microbiology, or BS/BA in microbiology or related science with two or more years of relevant experience

  • Detailed understanding of general microbiology principles


Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Familiarity with principles of laboratory safety

  • Understanding of requirements of current Good Manufacturing Practices

  •  Experience with SOP and monograph generation


Equipment and Applications

  • Microsoft Access

  • Analytical Balance

  • pH meter

  • Vacuum Oven

  • Microscope

  • Autoclave


Work Environment and Physical Demands (List required PPE’s)

  • Wear appropriate PPE safety glasses, gloves and labcoat.

  • Ability to wear respirator when required.

  • Ability to occasionally lift 50 pounds

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.