AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Microbiologist I - Coppell, Texas - Global Operations in Coppell, Texas

At AstraZeneca, we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We're focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As a Microbiologist I, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. North American Commercial is the 'face' of AstraZeneca and MedImmune to our many healthcare clients. They represent many of the most well recognized and respected products in the industry, and build strong relationships with healthcare professionals.

Responsibilities:

Perform and document routine tasks related to sample processing and assays using written operating procedures, standard

laboratory methods and/or basic laboratory techniques, functions and equipment.

  • Ethical conduct and compliance

  • Perform aseptic sampling and testing of water, environmental monitoring, TOC and Bioburden samples per

  • written test methods and standard operating procedures.

  • Routine purchasing and testing to maintain stock media, cultures, reagents and other lab supplies

  • Provide support for updating laboratory procedures and assists in “out of specification’ investigation

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in microbiology, chemistry,

  • biology or another related science field

  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a cGMP

  • laboratory

  • Knowledge of microbiological applications in

  • biotech/pharmaceutical industry

  • Familiarity with Microbiological Compendial

  • USP/ICH guidelines

  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office

  • Applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Good verbal and written business communication

  • skills

  • Teamwork

  • Professionalism

  • English Language Skills

Next Steps -- Apply today!

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