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SME QC Microbiologist

Company: i-Pharm Consulting
Location: Belgium
Reference: CM-MICRO-BE
Closing Date: 30 May 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

QC Microbiologist, Belgium Responsible for oversight of Microbial Identification activities in the microbiology lab and production floor. ...


QC Microbiologist, Belgium

Responsible for oversight of Microbial Identification activities in the microbiology lab and production floor.
- Subject matter expert in microbiology, ISO and cGMP principles
- Working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
- Project engineering and motivating team
- Communication with management team

Job Title: QC Microbiologist
Location: Belgium
Benefits: Above market rate salary + fantastic benefits package
Permanent contract

• Oversight of Microbial Identification (ID) activities. Includes coaching QC analysts on proper flow of identification tasks and training on Microbiology skills and best practices.
• Drives continuous improvement within the ID lab. Explores new methodologies and instrumentation for implementation in the lab
• Performs Gram straining and other ID work as needed
• Serves on Microbial Control Team, performing real-time cleanroom assessments and providing SME input or leading technical investigations. Owns corrective actions, ensuring work is complete and the site remains in a state of control. Coordinates work across multiple groups. Relays information in a timely and accurate manner to larger project teams
• Authors, reviews, and revises SOPs. Authors and reviews study protocols/reports. Interpretation and communication of data
• Identifies, reports and deals with deficiencies, deviations and risks
• Develops and leads training programs for specialized and advanced microbiological activities

• Master's degree in a scientific discipline with experience in microbiological area for at least 5 years
• Considered department SME on ISO and cGMP principles and policies. In-depth knowledge of area methodology
• Researches new methodology and makes suggestions for implementation
• In-depth knowledge of microbiological methods, microbial identification systems and use of lab equipment
• Motivates team to be flexible and to respond to planned or unanticipated changes with speed and confidence
• Communicates expectations effectively to members on project teams and in area. Provides suggestions for improvement to documentation and workflows.
• Able to communicate status, needs, forecasts, risks and timelines effectively to management
• Strong written and oral communication
• Computer software skills including Microsoft Office and SAP. Completes assignments on-time and accurately
• French would be an advantage

About i-Pharm Consulting:
i-Pharm Consulting is a specialist Recruitment Company servicing the Pharmaceutical industry in the UK and Europe. We provide both permanent and contract staff to a wide range of Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Biotechnology and Contract Research Organisations (CROs). i-Pharm has specific expertise in Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Quality Assurance and Bioinformatics.

To apply:
If you would like to discuss this vacancy further, please call Charlotte Miles on +44 (0)203 142 7819, or email If this role is not suitable, Charlotte is also available to discuss other possible positions or answer any general questions regarding your career and the current market.

QC / Microbiology / microbiologist / compliance / QA / expert / senior / Central Europe / Belgium / Brussels / Antwerp / Liege / SME

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
212 New King’s Road London
Reasons to work for i-Pharm Consulting
Tel:  +44 (0) 20 3189 2299
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