Senior Microbiologist in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want


What makes a great addition to our team? A true Team Player!

Do you thrive in a team environment? Can you work cross functionally to meet business needs? Do you have a quest for knowledge, process improvement, and have a love for Quality? If you look to use your background in six sigma, process optimization and analytical skills this role is for you!  


What you will do


As a Sr. Microbiologist you will be responsible for the Biosafety (Biocompatibility, Sterilization and Microbiology) activities within SNV.  You will be managing the Microbiology Lab activities and be a subject matter expert for product development teams. You will coordinate biosafety activities and ensure process is compliant to standards and regulations. You will execute quality initiatives that support compliance to standards as well as identifying opportunities for improving the biosafety processes. 

  • You will be responsible for coordinating microbiological, chemical and/or biocompatibility testing.
  • You will perform microbiology, sterilization, and biocompatibility assessments and evaluations for new product introduction as well as design changes.
  • You will perform validations and write/improve procedures.
  • You will review and approve environmental monitoring, bioburden and endotoxin data and manage the records, prepares process and status reports, assigns and monitors document numbers and review documents.
  • You will be the Biosafety SME in both internal and external audit situations.
  • You will own NC/CAPA activities within your area of expertise.

What you need  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in life sciences or engineering
  • 2 years minimum experience as a Microbiologist (LAL/Bioburden/EM testing, Biocompatibility, Sterilization)
  • 4 years of experience as a Microbiologist (LAL/Bioburden/EM testing, Biocompatibility, Sterilization) is preferred Master’s Degree preferred

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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