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Quality Control Analyst Microbiology 

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Quality Control Analyst Microbiology

Title Quality Control Analyst – Microbiology

Location Cambridge , MA

Duration: End date 3/2023 (Possible extension)

Job description:

Primary responsibilities- (80%)

- Environmental monitoring of Clean rooms (Air viable sampling, surface sampling and Non-viable Particulates sampling)

- Plate reading

- Data entry/verification

- RODI Sampling

- Sample shipment

Secondary responsibilities- (20%)

- Growth promotion testing

- Gowning qualification

- EM investigations

- Assist in microbial testing as needed (Sterility, Endotoxin and Mycoplasma)

- Other micro support as needed


The Analyst, Cell Therapies QC Microbiology is responsible for the performance of microbiological related activities at the Cell Therapies Manufacturing Facility in Cambridge.

This position is responsible to assist in all microbiological related activities needed in the in-house GMP cell therapies production of investigational new drugs from development, transfer, (re-)qualification, (re-)validation to routine performance activities.


Primary responsibilities:

Perform environmental monitoring (viable particle monitoring -air, settle plates, contact plates as well as non-viable particulate monitoring) of the Cell Therapies Manufacturing Facility in Cambridge.

Perform plate reading and Data entry/verification of the test results.

Perform RODI sampling.

Responsible for shipping and tracking samples and test results.

Participate in environmental monitoring performance (re-)qualifications and aseptic process (re-)validations.

Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company SOPs, specifications and cGMP regulations.

Keep the Microbiology lab clean, safe and tidy all the time.

Secondary responsibilities:

Perform gowning qualifications for personnel needing access to the internal GMP facility.

Perform growth promotion tests.

Assist in release testing (Sterility, Endotoxin and Mycoplasma) related to microbiology as needed to support the manufacturing of investigational new cell therapy drug products manufactured in the internal GMP facility in Cambridge.

Assist in the EM investigations per SOP.

Other Micro support as needed.


Bachelors Degree in Microbiology or another relevant field

Minimum of 1-2 years experience in the bio/pharmaceutical industry

Minimum of 1-2 years experience in GMP QC Microbiology laboratory

Experience in performing environmental monitoring in GMP cleanrooms (Grade A-C)

Experience in gowning qualification and aseptic techniques

Microbiology knowledge and practical experience of microbiology testing

Experience using MODA is a plus

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to adapt to changing priorities