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Senior Microbiologist

Company: Hospira UK Ltd
Location: South Croydon
Reference: RH/SMB/CR/HOSP
Closing Date: 13 Mar 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 30,000 - 40,000
Benefits: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum D.O.E. + Company benefits package

Job Summary:

About us Hospira, now a Pfizer company, is the world’s leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies. Through its broad, integrated portfolio, Hospira is uniquely positioned to Advance Wellness™ by improving patient and caregiver safety while reducing healthcare costs. The company is headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., and has approximately 14,000 employees. Learn more at


Senior Microbiologist

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum D.O.E. + Company benefits package

South Croydon, London

As the world leader in specialty generic injectable pharmaceuticals, Hospira, now a Pfizer company offers one of the broadest portfolios of generic acute-care and oncology injectables, as well as integrated infusion therapy and medication management solutions.

As part of the Quality team the Senior Microbiologist will work closely with the Quality Control Lab Manager and Manufacturing QA Manager to maintain an understanding of the microbiological risks to the process, how to mitigate and control these risks and to implement studies to support and enable best practice in contamination control and aseptic processing.

The responsibilities of the Senior Microbiologist will include:

  • To lead site compliance and remedial activities in microbiologically related areas
  • To perform routine Environmental Monitoring duties within the cleanrooms and manufacturing areas.
  • To perform routine micro identification testing
  • To perform microbiological validation testing
  • Perform reviews of  production processes (to meet regulatory and customer requirements )
  • Assisting in assessing the impact of changes to the quality system
  • Conduct (once trained) relevant internal audits as defined by the relevant schedules or as required

The Senior Microbiologist will have the below Skills / Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in Microbiology
  • Experience of working in a microbiology environment / laboratory
  • Understanding of challenges encountered in clean room i.e. contamination control
  • Demonstrable ability to assess risk and make decisions on patient safety based on environmental monitoring data and investigation findings
  • Good Understanding of GMP
  • Previous experience within a Pharmaceutical environment preferred

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Horizon Honey Lane Hurley Maidenhead Bucks
Tel:  +44 (0)1926 820 820
Fax:  +44 (0)1926 835 271
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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