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Microbiologist II

Posted: June 11, 2024
Salary:US$28.85 - US$33.65 per hour
Job type: Contract
Discipline:Life Sciences
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Are you ready to give your career a boost by bringing your talents and expertise to some of the nation's top companies? Let Medix partner with you to give you the edge you need! We currently have excellent assignments within Life Science, Engineering, and Healthcare, all in fast-paced environments. See details below and apply now if interested as we are hiring immediately!




Chicago, IL 60616

1st shift - 7am-3:30pm & 2nd shift - 3pm-11PM

Pay: $28-33.65 per hour, based on experience

Duration: 6 month contract to direct hire


  • Degree: Bachelor's of Science in Biology or related field
  • Years of Experience: 3+
  • Environmental Monitoring (EM)
  • Classic microbiology techniques (e.g., gram staining, bioburden, etc.)
  • Comfortable with gowning up for 4 hours per day


  • Monitor environmental conditions in controlled and aseptic manufacturing areas
  • Collect and incubate samples for detecting particles (viable and non-viable)
  • Send samples to contract labs for identification and enter results for trend analysis
  • Maintain annual gowning qualification
  • Verify sanitation and temperature of lab equipment
  • Monitor water systems: WFI, RO, PW, and CS
  • Submit samples for testing (TOC, conductivity, microbial count, endotoxins)
  • Monitor compressed air and nitrogen gas for contaminants
  • Perform endotoxin testing on various samples (WFI, CS, IPC, IP, DS, DP)
  • Conduct gram stain, growth promotion, bioburden, and microbial limit tests
  • Inspect microbiological and EM samples visually
  • Enter data in Excel for trend analysis
  • Review lab data and generate notifications for out-of-specification results
  • Lead or support lab and manufacturing investigations
  • Generate change controls for equipment, processes, or documents
  • Update procedures, methods, or specifications using the Master Control System


Supplemental medical, Dental, Vision coverage

Term life Insurance plan

PTO accrual



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