Microbiology Analyst (Mid/Senior) - Torrent Pharmaceuticals

  South of Malta

Konnekt will be managing all recruitment for Torrent Pharma Malta exclusively. 

Torrent Pharma Malta, a start-up company focusing on Pharmaceuticals and batch release testing is looking for a Microbiology Analyst. Reporting to the Microbiology Manager, your duties will include;

  • Performing finished product testing results against approved analytical methods and specifications.
  • Performing Testing of Purified Water as per established schedule in relevant Company procedure.
  • Performing Environmental Testing of the Microbiology Laboratory Clean rooms as scheduled in the Validation Master Plan (VMP).
  • Preparing and maintaining adequate stock of Microbiological media ready for use.
  • Performing daily laboratory operations and address or escalate any emerging issues, as required.
  • Training and developing junior QC Team members, as needed, to ensure continued compliance with required regulatory standards.
  • Preparing and/or reviewing standard operating procedures, validation protocols and reports pertaining to Microbiology Laboratory activities/equipment.
  • Work out/assist in calculations pertaining to microbiological analysis and produce the relevant documentation in association always in compliance with EU GMP.
  • Monitoring the handling of equipment and ensure that this is done in the proper manner and not in a way which may be detrimental to its function.
  • Assisting external contractors in performing qualification/calibration of equipment within the Microbiology Laboratory and keep records of these according to Company procedures as required.
  • Maintaining Quality logs and registers as dictated by the relevant Quality Control procedures.
  • Ensuring that all Quality Control procedures and documentation are up-to-date and within their expiry date and instigate their revision if necessary.
  • Participating in the initiation and follow-up of change controls, as required.
  • Participating in the initiation and investigation of deviations, as required.
  • Reporting and investigating OOX results in a timely manner.
  • Assisting the Microbiologist and Quality Control Manager in Quality Investigations.
  • Carrying out other Quality Control related duties as may be required.

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Minimum of five-years’ experience in an EUGMP microbiology laboratory
  • Proficiency in various lab instrumentation with special reference to Sterility testing.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (verbal and written)
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

Education & Experience

Science graduate level 4 or higher


Attractive working hours - day basis (Monday to Friday)

Job Reference: RB397

  • Primary job focus
    Quality Control
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Work Location
    On Premises
  • Employer industry
  • Languages
  • Job Reference
  • Closing Date
  • Date Published
  • Status
    Evaluating CVs

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