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Assistant Microbiology III

Stanfield, Arizona
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Perform laboratory testing per routine documented procedures, perform sterilization and test validations. As needed, will perform the tasks for maintenance of the microbiology laboratory.

Support the Microbiology Laboratory: Equipment preparation; Preparation of media; General laboratory cleaning. Preparation of specialty test samples; and Ordering of supplies.

Perform Test Procedures: Perform sterility testing of devices and components.; Perform bioburden estimation of devices, components, and solutions; Perform endotoxin testing of devices, components, and solutions; and Perform identification of microbial isolates.

Perform Validations: Perform validation of product sterilization cycles and Perform validation of product test procedures.

Perform Environmental Monitoring: Perform certification testing of cleanrooms (particle counts, air velocity, pressure differential, microbial count, air filter leak test).

Documentation of laboratory procedures: Accurate record keeping of lab procedures performed and their results and Archiving of lab records.

Modification of controlled documents via the Change Order process.

Troubleshooting/Brainstorm microbiological test procedures, cleanroom environmental disruptions, and sterilization cycles.

Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

Provide technical expertise to microbiology laboratory personnel.

Provide leadership during problem-solving situations related to microbial issues.

Support efforts required to deliver specific productivity performance metrics.

Ensure lab tests results reflect compliance to plant, division, and corporate guidelines and procedures.

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  • Job Reference: 707210682-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Abbott Laboratories
  • Location: Stanfield, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent