QC Microbiology Tech III

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March 26 2021
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QC Microbiology Tech III
United States - New Jersey - Morris Plains

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

  • Environmental monitoring of cGMP-controlled areas.
  • Total particulate count monitoring of controlled areas.
  • Sampling and testing of pharmaceutical grade water.
  • Microbial Enumerations Testing (Bioburden)
  • Microbial Endotoxin Testing (Kinetic Chromogenic, Turbidimetric, Gel-Clot)
  • Biological Indicator Enumeration Testing
  • Growth Promotion Testing of Media and Culture
  • Microbial identifications.
  • Gown Qualified.
  • Accurate and thorough documentation.
  • Proficiently perform all qualified testing methods used by the Microbiology department.
  • Responsible for a broad range of laboratory support functions and procedures as assigned, demonstrating expertise in technical skills, disciplines, and procedures within assigned discipline area(s)
  • Support all necessary laboratory and assay functions, including housekeeping, safety, logbook use and maintenance, equipment use and maintenance, method execution and data review.
  • May provide technical services (such as preparing reports, initiating investigations, and revising existing procedures) from preexisting templates.
  • Trainer within areas of proficiency.
  • Must able to work in GMP lab areas as well as Manufacturing and R&D environments.
  • Potential exposure to extreme temperature with water sampling.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Associate's degree in microbiology, biology, or other relevant scientific discipline and 5-7 years of related lab experience, OR a Bachelor's degree or other relevant scientific discipline and 3-5 years of related lab experience.
  • Must possess proven understanding of SOPs and cGMP guidelines and regulations.
  • Must possess excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong aseptic techniques and documentation skills.
  • Ability to follow SOPs and cGMP guidelines and regulations is required.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and perform job responsibilities under minimal supervision.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office applications.
  • Be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and climb ladders for sampling tasks.
  • Must be able to pass gowning qualification
  • Must able to work in GMP lab areas as well as Manufacturing and R&D environments.

Preferred Experience:
  • Aseptic gowning certification desired.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.



Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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