Microbiologist ll

Quality Bronx, New York


Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.


Supports the Microbiological analysis of products, stability samples, validation samples and raw materials through testing, data analysis/interpretation, method validation and continuous improvement projects.


  • Good written and verbal communication skills, excellent documentation and organizational skills. 
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and with others,
  • Ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and responsibility for the results.
  • Two plus years’ experience in a Micro Lab either in pharmaceutical or other industrial setting, and background in aseptic techniques and LIMS preferred.
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology or related science.

Major Duties / Responsibilities

1.       Performs microbiological testing of products, stability samples, validation samples and raw materials.

2.       Performs suitability testing and method validation as required.

3.       Analyzes and interprets data.

4.       Performs antibiotic potency assays/ Antimicrobial effectiveness tests

5.       Performs purified water testing and Environmental monitoring.

6.       Prepares media as required, Growth Promotion testing

7.       Identifies Microorganisms by microscopic examination,biochemical tests and cultural characteristics.

8.   Culture maintenance.


Typical Problems: Ensuring that samples match requirements and are traceable, ensuring adequate inventory of controlled media to meet production needs, following cGMP, and maintaining aseptic techniques.

Most Complex Problems: Identifying and initiating all OOS paperwork and processes.

We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better.