Quality Control, Microbiology Scientist

Posted 16 September 2022
LocationSanta Monica
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBioprocessing & MSAT
Contact NameAriana Lopez Cuevas

Job description

Quality Control, Microbiology Scientist

Santa Monica, CA



Biotalent is collaborating with a pre-clinical stage biotech company looking to develop next generation engineered t-cell therapies for a wide range of cancers.


As the Microbiology Scientist you will serves as the technical lead for evaluation, validation, and implementation of new microbiology methods. You will work closely with the tech-op teams supporting the company's vision.


This role will offer you

  • The opportunity to join a growing, dynamic, and innovative science company

  • Desirable working environment with career growth opportunities

  • Great benefits and annual bonus

  • Competitive Salary

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Holiday shut down


You will be responsible for

  • Author, review and execute SOPs, Protocols, Reports relating to GMP microbiology processes, test methods and related equipment maintenance Participate and support regulator audits

  • Oversight of microbiology programs such as growth promotion, bioburden, BacT/ALERT rapid sterility, compendial sterility, and endotoxin methods.

  • Conduct investigations regarding environmental monitoring (EM) action level excursions, and out of specifications (OOS) results for microbiological testing.

  • Identify key Microbial technologies and oversee the project from beginning to end

  • Develop and refine strategies and methodologies for microbiological testing, cleaning validations.


You will bring the following

  • PhD in a related science field and 2+years preferred

  • Master’s Degree in a related science field and 6+ years OR Bachelor’s Degree in a related science and 8+ years can be considered

  • Experience in the biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry specific to microbial contamination and controls.


For more information about this opportunity, please apply to the role directly or send an email to ariana.lopezcuevas@biotalent.com.