Microbiologist I

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 3145


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

•    Fulfill microbiology role supporting new product development, production, controlled environments, and sterilization.   
•    Complete execution of deliverables related to microbiology, contamination control, cleaning/disinfection validation of manufacturing areas, post sterile product release, and controlled environment monitoring/certification. 
•    Perform investigations and provide technical support for non-conforming events and CAPA related to microbiology and controlled environments. Review and approve test results generated by the Microbiology lab.
•    Data entry and maintenance of test results and volumes into lab tracking spreadsheets.

Principal Responsibilities

New Product Development
•    Execute testing for EO residual, D-Value, and SAL 
•    Execute Bacterial Endotoxin Tests and Product Bioburden Tests
•    Execute sterility testing of biological indicators
•    Execute media growth promotion
•    Assist with nonconformance investigations
Controlled Environments
•    Execute and trend routine environmental monitoring testing 
•    Track, execute and report facility modification test requirements
•    Execute/coordinate CEA recertification testing
•    Execute testing to support sterilization cycle revalidations and product change assessments

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s Degree required in a scientific discipline
•    No previous professional experience required

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Previous experience in a laboratory environment.
•    Thorough understanding of basic laboratory requirements - including aseptic technique. 
•    Strong computer literacy.
•    Ability to define, organize, and manage individual tasks.
•    Effective verbal and written communication. 
•    Able to create and review technical documentation.
•    Interpersonal skills; working in a team and as an individual contributor.
•    Foster a positive culture of growth, collaboration, and achievement across the organization.

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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