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Req # JR - 090927 Location Castlebar, Connaught, Ireland Job Category Microbiology Date posted 02/17/2023

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

We are actively searching for a Microbiologist to join our team of wonderful people based in our Castlebar, Co. Mayo site.

You will get the opportunity to work closely with multiple teams including, Chemistry, Validation, Production, Engineering and other support functions.

You will play a key role in processes which are critical to saving and sustaining lives. 

What our Microbiologists do:

  • Bioburden and Endotoxin testing of water systems
  • Testing of finished medical device and pharmaceutical products including, Bioburden, Sterility, Endotoxin, Particulate Matter
  • Microbial Identification of isolates
  • Environmental monitoring of classified production cleanrooms
  • Laboratory investigations and exceptions
  • Represent the Microbiology Laboratory at internal/ external audits
  • Participate in LEAN Process Improvement Projects/ Validations/ Risk Assessments
  • Comply and maintain GMP/EP/USP/ ISO regulations through established programmes
  • Validation of Test Methods

We are looking for someone that has:

  • 3rd Level Qualification in Microbiology or relevant Science qualification with emphasis on Biological Sciences
  • Ideally experience in a Microbiology Laboratory environment
  • The ability to work in a fast paced and high- volume Microbiology role
  • Ideally experience working in a highly regulated industry
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability for critical thinking and problem solving
  • The ability to communicate and work with all manner of team members, in a conscientious and inclusive way.

Reasonable Accommodations

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