QC Microbiologist - AstraZeneca in Södertälje

QC Microbiologist - AstraZeneca in Södertälje


Modis Life Science is now looking for a QC Microbiologist to AstraZeneca in Södertälje. This is a temporary position and as a consultant you will be hired by Modis. The assignment will start in March 2020 for initially 6 months. Send your application as soon as possible.

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Microbiology? Would you like to apply your expertise in brand new laboratories with the highest technology, in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines?
Then AstraZeneca´s new BioManufacturing Center in Södertälje might be of interest to you, we have an exciting opportunity for a QC Microbiologist to join our new plant!

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines and strive to continuously meet the unmet needs of patients worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you´re our kind of person.
AstraZeneca´s "production heart" in Södertälje, is one of the world´s largest manufacturing units for pharmaceuticals. Here, we thrive in a high-tech and LEAN-based environment where we value collaboration, improvement work and smart solutions highly.
The new BioManufacturing Center will supply the next generation of biological drugs from the AstraZeneca pipeline; supporting the acceleration of the biologic portfolio. The new manufacturing plant will focus on the filling and packaging of protein therapeutics for late stage clinical and commercial products.

Your role

As a Microbiologist you will be a critical key player in performing laboratory tests in accordance cGMP to produce reliable and precise data to support product release and scientific investigations.

You will also be instrumental in supporting production activities such as environmental monitoring of classified areas. What we ask from you is also to lead by example and acts as a role model according AstraZeneca values and behaviours

Examples of the analytical methods that you will be working with

• Identification of microorganism by a state of the art MALDI-TOF system
• Product release testing of endotoxin analysis using singe use cartridge technology
• Microbial Bio-burden of water using a Rapid Microbiological Method based on solid phase cytometry
• Perform growth promotion tests on microbial growth media
• Cultivate and read Biological Indicators to ensure that disinfectant and sterilisation processes are in place

As a QC Microbiologist you will also be working with

• Write and execute SOPs and reports and keep up to date with technical developments
• Perform data review/approval and data retention activities. Input data for trending purposes
• Perform a variety of non-routine testing including analytical method transfer and validation, experimental/validation work and analytical support to production
• Work with improvements of established processes using LEAN as key philosophy
• Provides support to functional and cross functional investigations when needed

Essential Requirements

• Fluent in both Swedish and English, both verbally and in writing
• Master´s degree or equivalent in Microbiology
• Experience in a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) environment / Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
• Good understanding of Quality Control testing techniques and Previous Biopharmaceutical Industry experience or equivalent

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Business Manager Per Gullbransson

Business Manager Fredrik Ström

Business Manager Behija Jusufovic

Business Manager Engineering Behija Jusufovic

Behija Jusufovic

Helena Svartz Österlund

Sourcer IT Oscar Ericson

Jovanka Praizovic

Rekryteringsansvarig Duaa Bastawy

Rekryteringsansvarig Duaa Bastawy


  • Arbetsplats: Modis Sweden AB
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 19 februari 2020
  • Ansök senast: 18 mars 2020


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