Lab Analyst, Microbiology


Lab Analyst, Microbiology


Job Nature: Permanent

Position Level: Entry Level, Experienced

Job Category: Quality Control/Assurance

Qualification: ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, Diploma

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Job Summary:

In this role you will focus on plant routine and/or non-routine products testing, water and environment testing in Microbiology Laboratory. You will be responsible for lab equipment validation, maintenance and calibration to comply to cGMP.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct cleanroom monitoring according to respective test procedures.
  • Conduct water testing according to respective test procedures and compendial.
  • Conduct finished product testing according to respective test procedures and compendial.
  • Perform bacterial identification on samples of water, environment, and finished products.
  • Proper documentation and data entry of all test results.
  • Ensure all quality documents are properly filed.
  • Support method validations and equipment qualification / re-qualification.
  • Support / assists laboratory investigation for deviations / non-conformances, Out-of-Specification (OOS) and etc.  
  • General laboratory support includes housekeeping, equipment maintenance and calibration, inventory of consumables / supply, etc.
  • Support / assists to conduct risk assessment.
  • Ensure compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  • Follow laboratory safety rules, regulations and standard operating procedures required for the task assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in microbiology laboratory.
  • Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Microbiology / Pharmaceutical Science / Life Science with minimum of two years relevant laboratory experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication skill; able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal manner.
  • Good computer skill.
  • Good teamwork player.
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.


  • GMP
  • GDP
Company Overview

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply.
West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.  West's 2017 sales of $1.6 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 112 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.
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