BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Microbiology Laboratory Technician in Canaan, Connecticut
Job Description Summary
The Laboratory Technician is responsible for preparing and performing the microbiological testing required for Internal (BD Canaan) and External (BDX) Lab Customers per established Work Instructions and Standards. The Technician must exercise accuracy in performing test procedures and must keep accurate records.
Responsible for Sterility Testing, including SDAs, Sterility tests, and BI tests while maintaining a sterile field
Responsible for non-sterile product Bioburden testing while maintaining a sterile field
Responsible for LAL testing
Cleaning and disinfection of the micro lab spaces
Environmental monitoring of the manufacturing floor and the Controlled Access Room
Preparing media for all associated testing, and the associated quality checks, as well as sterilization of testing utensils
OOS investigation of testing failures
Calibration and validation of the Micro Lab equipment
Cleaning and decontamination glassware used in microbiological equipment
Trend micro lab testing data
Works with Internal and External Customers to ensure customer satisfaction, adherence to Standards and adherence to schedules
Education in laboratory procedures and techniques or equivalent work experience is required.
Strong verbal, communication and interpersonal skills.
Aseptic skills and accuracy required in performing tests.
Ability to update lab policies and procedures
Additional and Preferred Skills:
College level Microbiology coursework.
Preparing product test samples as well as preparing EPCDs
Read Preefil Validation testing
GMP training and auditing
Participate in audits from ISO, customers
Other duties as assigned
Primary Work Location
USA CT - Canaan
US BD 1st Shift 7am-330pm (United States of America)
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.