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Job title: Lab Technician/Microbiology

Supervisor: QC Manager


  • Performs routine sampling, analysis and documentation of pharmaceutical samples – raw materials, intermediates, drug products, package materials*
  • Accurately weighs samples and prepares volumetric solutions*
  • Performs analytical tests: titration, conductivity, pH, residuals on ignition, specific gravity, loss on drying, etc.*
  • Generates experimental data according to written SOP, protocol, method, or work instructions*
  • Follows guidelines when recording data*
  • Accurately calculates and reports results*
  • Accurately maintains laboratory data and logs*
  • Maintains, calibrates and cleans laboratory equipment*
  • Tests for microbial count, total organic carbon, conductivity and others as needed*
  • Performs environmental monitoring for production areas*
  • Conducts microbiological sampling and testing as requested and as needed for production*
  • Accurately and timely prepares documentation and reports for microbial work*
  • Develops microbial procedures and standards*
  • Obtains and tests water samples*
  • Cleans glassware*
  • Accurately labels samples and chemicals*
  • Collaborates in cross-functional teams*
  • Follows all Aurora Pharmaceutical policies, procedures, regulations and the employee handbook.*
  • Follows designated work schedule.*
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as requested.*
  • Accepts and acts upon supervisory directions.*
  • Supports supervisor’s role.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, i.e. willingly takes on new tasks.*

(*denotes essential job functions)

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Prefer candidates with interest and background in pharmaceutical testing, sampling and regulations
  • Basic knowledge of analytical chemistry and laboratory concepts and techniques
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications


  • Bachelor’s in Chemistry or microbiology
  • Will consider: Associates in life sciences and 2 years of experience in a lab setting.

This job description is subject to change at the sole discretion of Aurora Pharmaceutical.

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