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Senior Microbiologist

Singapore, Singapore Req ID 2207231 Category Quality Assurance Division AbbVie


  • Leads and influences analysts in QC with their tasks and activities
  • Understands, implements and maintains GMP with respect to laboratory records, procedures, and systems in accordance with procedural requirements
  • Performs, leads, analyzes and/or documents analytical test methods effectively and independently as written to support product/material release with minimal error
  • Proposes and implements changes to improve laboratory techniques and methodology
  • Independently troubleshoot and resolve analutical techniques and instrument issues
  • Interprets experimental data for conformance with product/material specifications
  • Understands and identifies laboratory technique or instrumental performance in accordance with scientific principles
  • Initiates and lead appropriate exception documents in accordance with procedural requirements
  • Implements and ensures improvement ideas are completed to facilitate team objectives
  • Leads method transfer or method validation activities or equipment qualifications to support transfer of new products
  • Leads, initiates and executes recommendations for process improvement
  • Develops and maintains trend reports, backlog report, and document error reports which support departmental performance
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in all aspects of microbiological aspectic work from gowning, MEC sampling, testing to troubleshooting assays. Recognize and resolve simple to complex technical problems
  • Leads Out-of-Specification (OOS) or Out-of-Trend (OOT) investigation. Supports quality problems of raw material and products (IP/Release) testing
  • Accepts responsibility to complete assifned tasks as committed. Works with others to maintain a positive atmosphere to accomplish business objectives.
  • Acts as trainer for a variety of laboratory techniques
  • Leads both internal and external audits
  • Works with cross function teams both internally and globally on intiatives
  • Any other responsibilities or tasks assigned by the Supervisor / Manager
  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Microbiology or related scientific degree with several years of experience in a microbiological lab.
  • Minimum 5 years of pharmaceutical experience in an analytical testing environment within Quality department and with good knowledge of aseptic processes manipulation together with experience within a GMP environment and knowledge of current EU/FDA/ICH/IMB guidelines.
  • Strong analytical mind with good problem solving and writing skills.
  • Highly motivated and independent.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to work within cross-functional teams.
  • Organized and result-oriented.
  • Ability to work under tremendous pressures.
  • Approachable with good leadership qualities.
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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