Microbiology Technician III

Summary

Perform routine laboratory duties within standard iuvo BioScience training, follow written procedures and generate documentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilites

The responsibilities with respect to performing tests and/or calibrations:

  • Conducts routine testing independently and supports complex study with supervision.
  • Performs equipment qualifications, re-qualifications and associated activities
  • Maintains training records for all tasks.
  • Performs advanced laboratory techniques.
  • Performs activities in compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Prepares work instructions for review
  • Provides training as defined by management.

The responsibilities with respect to the planning of tests and evaluation of results:

  • Schedules activities
  • Prepares GMP and GLP protocols, reports, including data collection in accordance with Good Documentation Practices.
  • Recognize problems associated with routine tests, tools and instruments including the completion of laboratory Investigations, Deviation and CAPA Reports.
  • Preparation of data collection and analysis tools including ELN forms, the preparation of spreadsheets and statistical manipulation.

The responsibilities for reporting opinions and interpretations:

  • Performs data review of standard test methods.
  • Performs review of laboratory documentation.
  • Provides data trending and analysis of standard testing.
  • Interpretation of standard test results.
  • Communicates any potential out of specification conditions or deviations to department leadership.
  • Performs final release/approval for non complex test reports.

The responsibilities with respect to method modification and development and validation of new methods:

  • Performs method development, validation
  • Participates in proficiency testing for standard methods

Supervisory duties:

  • None

Additional Responsibilities as assigned by management.

Qualification Requirements/Training Programs

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and Experience Required

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two‑year college or technical school with a 2 years’ experience.

Qualifications and training program

  • N/A

Computer Skills

Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and programs specific to the lab tools and instrumentation.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, statistics, and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk, use hands to manipulate objects or controls, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds with or without the use of mechanical means. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, color, depth perception, distance and peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Combination of office and laboratory setting with occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and biological hazards. Moderate noise levels exist. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.