Microbiology Technician
Bausch & Lomb
Laval, CA
17h ago

Bausch Health Canada is the international head office of Bausch Health Companies, one of the fastest growing international pharmaceutical companies dedicated to bringing quality health and wellness products to all Canadians.

Our team manufactures and markets a wide variety of pharmaceutical and health products that are distributed in pharmacies, healthcare practices and hospitals across the country.

At Bausch Health, we invest in our employees and we believe in the importance of cultivating performance and outdoing ourselves in finding new and better solutions with the aim of responding innovatively and effectively to current needs.

1. Purpose of the position

  • Perform microbiological analyzes of raw materials, finished products and stabilities in compliance with HSE rules and compliance with GMP, GLP and other guides and standards in force.
  • Take samples, environmental control, preparation and analysis of culture media, identification of microorganisms, equipment calibrations and validations, as well as ensure the proper functioning of equipment in compliance with HSE rules and compliance with GMP, GLP and other guides and standards in force.
  • 2. Main functions

  • Prepare culture media and appropriate controls
  • Perform microbiological analyzes including microbial assay according to the methods in force
  • Perform the plant's environmental control program, including purified water and compressed air
  • Take samples and analyzes during the production validation process and during the validation of the equipment cleaning process
  • Take care of various special projects according to demand
  • Ensure the availability of the equipment necessary for the laboratory to perform its tasks
  • Take care of the preparation, freezing and management of reference strains in the microbiology laboratory
  • Work in accordance with good laboratory practices (GLP) and occupational health and safety requirements
  • Make sure to keep your workstation clean in accordance with GLP and HSE requirements
  • Complete and diligently review the documentation of analyzes carried out according to the standards and procedures in force (LIMS, investigations)
  • Participate in the analytical transfer of known and officially approved methods of analysis
  • Participate in the various projects of the Microbiology laboratory
  • Investigations and re-analyzes following the obtaining of atypical, OOS or OOT results
  • Qualification and calibration of laboratory instruments
  • Analysis of validation samples of manufacturing processes and project-related stabilities
  • Participate in various special projects according to the needs of the department
  • Participate in the drafting of procedures and / or operating manual, as needed
  • Is responsible for maintaining his technical qualifications and his knowledge of the methods and procedures in force.
  • 3. Knowledge and skills required :

    a) Required training

    Diploma of Collegial Studies (DEC) in Chemistry-Biology or Biotechnology, or Chemistry with relevant experience or Baccalaureate in Microbiology

    French and English

    c) Special experience and knowledge

    3 to 5 years of experience in microbiology analysis laboratories

    Experience in pharmaceutical analysis laboratory

    Knowledge of Canadian and international GMP / GLP standards.

    Excellent knowledge of analytical techniques and laboratory instruments

    d) Specific technical skills


    Instrumentation in the laboratory


    Management information systems : (LIMS, CAPM, etc.)

    The masculine is used in this publication without prejudice for the sake of conciseness.

    Bausch Health is committed to equal employment opportunity and complies with equal employment opportunity laws in effect wherever it operates.

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