Staff Scientist - Microbiology
Job Description Summary
Be part of something bigger!
BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.
Leading and performing a variety of tasks related to microbiological testing of pharmaceutical products, raw materials, and medical devices.
Assists in preparing response to domestic and international regulatory agencies (i.e., FDA, EMA, etc.)
Leading and performing routine and non-routine USP, ASTM, ISO, EN, and CLSI based microbiological testing for anti-infective, antiseptic, or disinfectant efficacy (i.e., time-kill assay, MIC/MBC, sterility testing, microbial limits, bioburden).
Writing method development protocols for feasibility/research studies, test method design and validation, SOPs, and study/technical reports.
Prepares and presents data for internal meetings.
Assists in the qualification and validation of equipment and lab instruments including calibration.
Responsible for maintaining laboratory notebooks and ensure all documentation is performed under good documentation practices (GDP) guidelines.
Ph.D. or Master’s degree in microbiology or biological sciences is required.
A minimum of 3-5 years of microbiology or related industrial experience (pharmaceuticals, medical devices, personal care, or cosmetics) in R&D or QC required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Working as part of a team is required.
Detail oriented and excellent organization skills.
Extensive Knowledge or hands on experience in compendial testing: sterility, microbial limits, bioburden, preservative efficacy, neutralization validation.
Experience with internal and external regulatory/compliance audits.
Has supported and/or led internal laboratory investigations such as OOS (out of specification), OOT (out of trend) and protocol deviations which may or may not be related to product.
Experience in developing and implementing standard procedures for proper use and maintenance of lab instruments.
Experience leading a small team in providing project deliverables independently from start to finish.
Extensive knowledge or prior experience in current Good Laboratory Practices (cGLP), R&D quality assurance and project management.
Should be able to define problems, collect and interpret data, establish facts, draw valid scientific conclusions, and propose solutions or corrective actions.
Ability to organize and prioritize work with limited guidance and to manage projects in a timely and effective manner.
Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.
Why join us?
A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.
You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.
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Primary Work LocationUSA IL - Vernon Hills
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