Sterilization Associate (678479) (R&D)
Position requires performance of both simple and complex microbiological test procedures, as well as, assisting Project Microbiologists with routine laboratory validations, re-qualifications and development of new technologies. Other duties may include assisting the Laboratory Supervisor with final test release and supervision of directed areas or activities. Operation and maintenance of basic and complex laboratory instrumentation is required.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world. Tracking and coordinating preventive maintenance and calibration services for laboratory equipment. Training Laboratory Technicians in the procedures related to these services. Directed supervision of all aspects related to laboratory equipment. Tracking, coordinating and assisting Project Microbiologists with routine laboratory equipment validations, re-qualifications and development of new technologies. Extensive use of thermal mapping equipment. Data analysis and trending Performance of non-routine test procedures. Creation of new and maintenance of existing work instructions especially those geared towards equipment operation. Investigational troubleshooting.
Expected Areas of Competence
§ Ability to perform all laboratory procedures in a timely manner and with minimal supervision in the Micro Laboratory Technician position.§ Must be capable of conducting non-routine, research or other special projects with minimal supervision.§ Must have the ability to plan, organize and prioritize own and departmental workload.§ Must be able to work both independently and as a team member.§ Must be detail oriented, analytical and possess the ability to determine reasonability of test results.§ Must have the ability to organize, analyze and recognize data trends.§ Must have demonstrated ability to persevere and follow-up with abnormal results or circumstances.§ Must have demonstrated ability to operate complex instrumentation.§ Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills. § Must be familiar with GMPs and GLPs
§ A Bachelors degree in Microbiology, Biology, Medical Technology or other related field. § 0-3 years departmental experience and demonstrated exemplary performance preferred
EOE M/W/Vet/Disability At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.