Senior Microbiologist - Pharma MNC

Recruit Express Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 3-Feb-2020
EA Licence No: 99C4599|EA Personal Registration No: R1875164
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Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

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Routine Testing

  • Perform microbiological testing, namely bioburden test, endotoxin test, Growth Promotion Testing (GPT), Biological Indicator (BI) testing, microbial identification (ID), environment monitoring (EM), and plate reading.
  • Microbiological sample types include critical utilities, in-process/ Bulk Drug Substances (BDS), raw materials, investigational non-routine samples.
  • Perform sterilization cycle using qualified autoclave; perform depyrogenation using qualified cycle.
  • Perform aliquoting on Process and Non-Protein samples on a daily basis.
  • Support Lab Services team on replenishment of inventory from warehouse on a weekly basis.


Lab Maintenance (System)

  • A Subject Matter Expect (SME) of Microbiological/ Sterility Assurance tests.
  • Lead and conduct method trainings to new lab personnel.
  • Initiate and investigate GEMS event via Trackwise system and Laboratory Investigation Report (LIR).
  • Participate in cross functional root cause analysis (RCA) during investigation.
  • Perform review and approval on QC test results.
  • Involve in audit preparation and ready to present during an inspection.
  • Lead a Lean Green Belt (LGB) project when tasked.
  • Lead a cost saving project when tasked.
  • Participate and perform method validation/ study when tasked.
  • Require to write different types of reports, such as trend report, technical or study report, memo, validation report, investigation report etc.
  • Revise Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and EHS Risk Assessment.

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor Degree in Microbiology, Biological Sciences, Life Sciences, Biotechnology or equivalent, preferably with 3-4 years of experience in cGMP Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical or related manufacturing environment and/ or related laboratory experience.
  • Diploma in Microbiology, Biological Sciences, Life Sciences, Biotechnology with minimal 8 years of related cGMP laboratory experience.
  • Experience in conducting microbiological study, investigation and cost saving projects etc.
  • Preferably experience in Lean or Six Sigma tools.


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Jace Choo Oi Kei
Personnel EA License No.: R1875164
Recruit Express Pte Ltd (EA Licence No.: 99C4599)

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