• Location
    Thousand Oaks, California
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Medical & Science - Pharmaceutical - Clinical

Job Description:

Adecco Medical and Science is seeking a diligent and process-driven Microbiologist to oversee and execute all functions in the Microbiological Lab. The Microbiologist will conduct microbiological testing associated with the entire product development process and the research of preservative systems, as well as work independently on ongoing programs with microbiological expertise.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Some of the key responsibilities of this position include:

Carry out experiments designed to evaluate the microbial quality and preservative effectiveness of all Jafra products and materials. Determine the microbial quality of new raw materials and of products to be used in consumer testing.
Evaluate prototype and finished products for adequacy of preservation (challenge).
Prepare challenge inocula for all challenges.
Evaluate new antimicrobials using Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) techniques.
Prepare media, order materials, and maintain laboratory and equipment as required.
Oversee calibrations of equipment utilized for Microbiological testing.
Perform Microbiological analyses for products’ stability assessment.
Accurately evaluate and document all challenge testing results and other project activities.
Perform assignments to support ongoing research and validation programs.
Communicate microbiological results and prepare reports and presentations as requested.
Knowledge of skin’s microbiome a plus.

Qualifications & Requirements (Education, Experience, Skills, etc.

Education: Requires a Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Microbiology.
Experience: 5+ years’ experience in leading a Microbiological Laboratory, preferably in the Cosmetic and/or Pharmaceutical industries.
Skills: Project management and strong organizational skills are essential. Must possess excellent computer skills. Must have the ability to manage multiple priorities and possess excellent communication skills.

If you are interested in this Microbiologist job in Thousand Oaks, CA then please click APPLY NOW. If you have questions about the position or would like more information please contact Randy Williamson at 858-812-2601 or by email at randy.williamson@adeccona.com

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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