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QC Associate Microbiology

QC Associate Microbiology

LocationBern, Switzerland
Business SectorBiotechnology
Contact email
Job ref22160
Publishedabout 1 month ago

Our client, a pioneering biotech company, is seeking a meticulous and detail-oriented QC Associate with expertise in microbiology to join their dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Microbiological Testing: Conduct microbiological testing of raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products to assess microbial quality and compliance with specifications.

  2. Quality Control: Perform quality control procedures, including environmental monitoring, water testing, and endotoxin testing.

  3. Method Validation: Participate in the development and validation of microbiological test methods, ensuring their accuracy and reliability.

  4. Equipment Maintenance: Maintain and calibrate microbiological testing equipment and ensure compliance with relevant standards.

  5. Data Analysis: Analyze and interpret microbiological test data, promptly report any deviations or discrepancies, and initiate investigations and corrective actions when necessary.

  6. Documentation Control: Ensure the accurate and organized management of all microbiological testing records, reports, and quality documentation.

  7. Quality Audits: Assist in internal and external quality audits, addressing findings, and implementing corrective actions.

  8. Regulatory Compliance: Ensure adherence to regulatory standards and industry best practices in microbiological testing and quality control.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in microbiology, biology, or a related life sciences field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in microbiological testing and quality control, preferably within the biotech or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Profound knowledge of microbiological test methods, regulatory requirements, and quality standards.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Experience in equipment maintenance and method validation is highly desirable.


Can this be interesting for you or anyone you know? If so, please apply here or contact Conor Kelly with your number/CV ASAP and he will give you a call.

?: +41 (0) 44 5514 407

?: c.kelly@panda-int.com