Microbiologist
DPT Laboratories - Lakewood, NJ

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Job Description:
Think Globally... Work Locally...
DPT Laboratories, a global leader in pharmaceutical
development and manufacturing, is experiencing
incredible growth at our Center of Excellence for
Sterile and Specialty products in Lakewood.
We are an independent, privately owned company that
strives to build long-term partnerships with our
employees and our clients. With more than 1,200
employees, we are large enough to provide a
professionally rewarding workplace on a global scale but
small enough so that individual talents get noticed.
As a contract development and manufacturing organization
(CDMO), DPT has a reputation for superior quality,
unmatched technical expertise, virtually unlimited
manufacturing capabilities and an exemplary regulatory
compliance record. We only hire the best and treat our
employees as such. We are looking for career-focused
individuals who are seeking opportunities for growth in

the following position:
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Microbiologist
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General Purpose of Job:
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  • Performs various types of microbiological testing
under minimal or no supervision
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  • Evaluates, records, reports data
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  • Provides training and support for less experienced
members of the lab
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  • Assists Lab management in trending and reporting data,
and in investigations
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
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  • Follows current GMP requirements and complies with
company safety policies
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  • Working knowledge of current USP and EP requirements
for microbiological testing
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  • Participates in repair and maintenance of lab
equipment and laboratory housekeeping (disinfection and
cleaning)
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  • Initiates, documents and performs microbiological
analysis on received test samples (including raw
materials, bulk, final product, stability, water) as per
USP, in-house, or
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customer methods
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  • Performs sterility testing in the isolator system and
test schedule coordination and necessary maintanence.
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  • Complies with controlled substance handling
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  • Performs bioburden testing on pre-sterilized bulk
product and/or components
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  • Provides guidance in micro sample site selection
during validation of new clean room areas and performs
environmental sampling
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  • Performs quality control testing of media, reagents
and identification materials
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  • Performs microbial identifications
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  • Maintains lab stock cultures for evaluative testing
and make dilutions of stock cultures as required by
procedure, protocol or USP requirements
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  • Maintains adequate inventory of media and materials
required for testing
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  • Notifies laboratory supervisor when OOS results are
obtained and completes appropriate documentation
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  • Performs micro OOS investigations
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  • Initiates change controls for introduction of new
laboratory equipment or testing changes
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  • Performs validation activities for new laboratory
equipment or testing changes
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  • Introduce, coordinate and implement new test methods
and equipment into the micro lab
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  • Performs special projects as assigned including
protocol generation, testing, delegation of tasks,
compiling and trending of data and report generation
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  • Reviews documentation for compliance to GMP and test
methods
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  • Reviews and releases final product test results
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  • Writes and revises SOPs, forms and other controlled
documents
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  • Maintains intra and interdepartmental communication to
support company goals
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  • Provide schedule flexibility when directed
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  • Additional duties as assigned
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Essential Qualifications
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Education:
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Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) or Associate’s Degree in the
biological sciences from an accredited four-year college
or university
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Experience:
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Six years of relevant experience
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DPT is an EOE. Applicants are considered for positions
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, sexual preference, age, marital status,
disability, veteran status or other factor not related
to the job.
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Job Requirements:
Essential Qualifications
Education
Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) or Associate’s Degree in the
biological sciences from an accredited four-year college
or university
Experience
Six years of relevant experience
DPT is an EOE. Applicants are considered for positions
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, sexual preference, age, marital status,
disability, veteran status or other factor not related
to the job.

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