• Microbiologist I

    Job Functional Area
    Quality
    Shift
    2nd
  • Overview

    International Vitamin Corporation (IVC) is a leading global manufacturer of vitamins and nutritional supplements with more than half a century of private label and contract manufacturing experience, an impeccable quality and regulatory compliance record, and with new resources focused on enriching the health and lives of others. We currently have an opening for a Microbiologist I for our Jurupa Valley, CA Distribution Center.

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for routine testing of the finished product, raw materials, stability studies, and suitability testing in the microbiology department. Develops, validates, implements, maintains and updates microbiological SOPs. Performs product sampling, identification, analyses test data and decides appropriate response.

    • Perform routine testing of raw materials, finished goods, stability samples and suitability study.
    • Develop, validate and implement new microbiological test procedures including writing SOPs for micro laboratory equipment.
    • Interpret presumptive results and perform confirmatory testing.
    • Monitor the calibration schedule for all laboratory equipment in the microbiological laboratory and ensure that they are updated and in compliance with existing protocols.
    • Oversee microbiological stock inventory, corrective actions, verification procedures, record-keeping, documentation and OOS investigation
    • Recommend rejection of products with “out of specification” results
    • Perform and maintain company environmental monitoring program including manufacturing equipment and facilities, laboratory equipment and facilities and the process water system.
    • Issue specific alert notices, with recommended solutions, for any environmental out of specification testing results.
    • Comply with cGLP requirements.
    • Perform additional tasks or special projects as assigned by the Vice President of Quality Control/Quality Assurance.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    • BS in microbiology
    • One year industry experience or equivalent as deemed acceptable by the immediate supervisor of this position

     

    IVC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V - EOE.

     

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