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Microbiologist (Quality Associate Scientist)

Your Role:


Perform Quality Control microbiology activities in support of GMP products, including routine testing and peer review of raw materials and finished products.   




  • Safely perform operations to meet quality expectations.
  • Ensure quality through adherence to GMP requirements.  
  • Perform routine microbiological assays in accordance with test method.  Ensure equipment and work areas are maintained and clean.
  • Perform peer review of completed test data by other analysts.
  • Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines.
  • Contribute to support functions of the lab (e.g., maintain equipment, prepare reagents, restock lab supplies, waste disposal).
  • Communicate the status of operations and bring deviations to the attention of supervisor.
  • Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines and GDP requirements.
  • Interface across departments
  • Participate as needed in customer audits.
  • Accurately perform procedure independently.
  • Incompliance with change control procedures, improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • Participate in process improvements under the guidance of a Supervisor or Scientist.
  • Take the necessary action to resolve any unsafe conditions.
  • Train personnel and act as a technical consultant as needed. Perform and interpret analytical evaluations of products and intermediates.
  • Supply information based on experience and knowledge.


Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:


  • BS/BA degree in microbiology, biology, biochemistry or related life science. 


Preferred Qualifications


  •  Minimum one year of laboratory experience.
  • Two to five years laboratory experience.


Desired Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of GMP Quality standards
  • Laboratory and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of standard microbiological assays per USP.
  • Familiar with laboratory instruments and production equipment.
  • Safe chemical handling methods.
  • Communication skills, oral and written.
  • Computer skills.
  • Troubleshooting skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Organizational skills.


Job Requisition ID:  189363
Location:  Lenexa
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Scientist, Science, Quality

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