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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Job Classification
Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



The purpose of the position is to provide technical expertise in the area of pharmaceutical microbiology. The position functions in a cooperative effort to provide quality control and assurance to the operational departments involved in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products

RESPONSIBILITIES (Include but not limited to):

* Conduct routine environmental and systems monitoring of manufacturing and laboratory areas.

* Conduct general laboratory experimentation in compliance with the instructions provided in approved SOP s to determine appropriate action.

* Follow policies and assists in the development of new procedures and/or documents.

* Maintain records of experiments performed and results obtained including appropriate calculations.

* Assist in the interpretation of data as require and conduct accurate and precise experimentation and complete documentation of results.

* Assist in the preparation of data for presentations.

* Maintain a level of technical knowledge and understanding in the assigned areas of responsibility consistent with the scientific requirements of the company.


* 0-2 years of relevant experience in pharmaceutical microbiology.

* BS degree in Microbiology or other life science from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.

* Proficient in the use of computer word processing, spreadsheet management, and data graphics programs.

* Ability to qualify Class 100 gowning and maintain a qualified status.

* Ability to manage multiple responsibilities with a high degree of self motivation.

* Good oral, written, and interpersonal English communication skills.

* Ability to read and accurately follow the instructions of standard operating procedures.

* Ability to effectively utilize scientific information resources