Microbiologist

Job Description

Title: Microbiologist

Company Name: Metagenics

Vacancy: 3

Job Location: Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs

Employment Status: Full Time

Microbiologist

Metagenics is one of the leading suppliers of Natural Medicines in Australia and New Zealand. You may know us by one of our market leading brand names including Metagenics, Inner Health, Ethical Nutrients and Endura. We are dedicated to our mission of helping people live happier, healthier lives.

We are seeking an experienced permanent fulltime Microbiologist to join our friendly and professional Quality Assurance Department located at our purpose-built Northgate facility. Reporting to the Microbiology Team Leader, this role will complete Laboratory activities relating to the microbiological testing of starting materials, bulk products, finished goods, production water and environmental monitoring using varied techniques. The Microbiologist will also ensure appropriate standards within the microbiology laboratory to meet expectations on the Code of Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) to ensure we retain our A1 rating.

Key responsibilities

  • Perform microbiological analysis to applicable compliance requirements such as TGO100, British Pharmacopoeia/Harmonised Pharmacopoeia and Australian Standards
  • Ensuring that testing requirements are scheduled to deliver results within expected lead times, and to provide timely feedback to stakeholders when delays to product availability occur 
  • Performing assessment investigations; ensuring all out-of-specification & non-compliance investigations & reporting functions are completed in a timely fashion
  • Establish, execute, review and evaluate laboratory procedures and policies and procedures for operating functions of laboratory
  • Manage laboratory purchase of inventory, storage, supplies usage and microbiological media manufacturing
  • Ensure equipment and facilities are maintained/prepared in accordance with approved procedures 

Key skills and experience

  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Biology, Microbiology or a related discipline
  • Experienced operating within a Microbiology laboratory environment
  • Proven abilities to motivate and guide laboratory personnel
  • Proven experience and knowledge GMP and GLP and required compliance
  • Understanding of relevant reporting and recording systems; Competency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

Job benefits and perks

  • Eligible to receive a Company Bonus paid once annually
  • Heavily discounted product for yourself and family to purchase
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program for yourself and family
  • Wellness at Work Program inclusive of table tennis, complimentary in-house Naturopath consultations and much more!

To succeed in this role, you will be a seasoned laboratory professional and will maintain high quality relationships with our internal and external customers. You will be an effective collaborator and communicator who can work closely with others and team members to ensure a consistent, high-quality output from our Microbiological Laboratory.

We are dedicated to
helping people live
happier, healthier lives.


www.metagenicsanz.com.au

Metagenics is one of the leading suppliers of Natural Medicines in Australia and New Zealand. You may know us by one of our market leading brand names including Metagenics, Inner Health, Ethical Nutrients and Endura. We are dedicated to our mission of helping people live happier, healthier lives.

We are seeking an experienced permanent fulltime Microbiologist to join our friendly and professional Quality Assurance Department located at our purpose-built Northgate facility. Reporting to the Microbiology Team Leader, this role will complete Laboratory activities relating to the microbiological testing of starting materials, bulk products, finished goods, production water and environmental monitoring using varied techniques. The Microbiologist will also ensure appropriate standards within the microbiology laboratory to meet expectations on the Code of Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) to ensure we retain our A1 rating.

Key responsibilities

  • Perform microbiological analysis to applicable compliance requirements such as TGO100, British Pharmacopoeia/Harmonised Pharmacopoeia and Australian Standards
  • Ensuring that testing requirements are scheduled to deliver results within expected lead times, and to provide timely feedback to stakeholders when delays to product availability occur 
  • Performing assessment investigations; ensuring all out-of-specification & non-compliance investigations & reporting functions are completed in a timely fashion
  • Establish, execute, review and evaluate laboratory procedures and policies and procedures for operating functions of laboratory
  • Manage laboratory purchase of inventory, storage, supplies usage and microbiological media manufacturing
  • Ensure equipment and facilities are maintained/prepared in accordance with approved procedures 

Key skills and experience

  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Biology, Microbiology or a related discipline
  • Experienced operating within a Microbiology laboratory environment
  • Proven abilities to motivate and guide laboratory personnel
  • Proven experience and knowledge GMP and GLP and required compliance
  • Understanding of relevant reporting and recording systems; Competency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

Job benefits and perks

  • Eligible to receive a Company Bonus paid once annually
  • Heavily discounted product for yourself and family to purchase
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program for yourself and family
  • Wellness at Work Program inclusive of table tennis, complimentary in-house Naturopath consultations and much more!

To succeed in this role, you will be a seasoned laboratory professional and will maintain high quality relationships with our internal and external customers. You will be an effective collaborator and communicator who can work closely with others and team members to ensure a consistent, high-quality output from our Microbiological Laboratory.

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