Job Summary

A leading Indigenous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company based in Lagos urgently requires suitable and energetic qualified candidates for immediate employment to fill the vacant position of Microbiologist

  • Minimum Qualification:Degree
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements


  • Ensure good laboratory and safety practices in the microbiology laboratory
  • Conduct testing of all types of water used in the plant to ensure they meet established standards
  • Execute sampling and testing of all incoming raw materials and retesting of existing raw materials as required. (Bio-assay/microbial limit testing)
  • Conduct full bio testing of all blends and intermediate products according to their relevant specifications
  • Conduct testing of finished and stable products that require microbiological analysis as laid down in the specification.
  • Reagent stocking, monitoring, and ordering
  • Ensure microbiology lab equipment are in good working condition and provide up-to-date equipment operational procedure for each piece of equipment and conduct routine calibration of microbiology lab equipment.
  • Perform line clearance evaluations such as Microbial swab tests of all manufacturing tanks, bowls, floors, and benches to evaluate microbial load ensuring they meet laid down specifications.
  • Participate in product quality reviews for relevant products.
  • Conduct periodical environmental monitoring all through the manufacturing facility and trend results.
  • Conduct microbiological investigatory work on relevant raw materials as a service, when so requested by the materials department.


  • Bachelor of Science in microbiology or biotechnology
  • 2 years of experience in a Quality Control Laboratory in a Pharmaceuticals manufacturing plant or related industry
  • Knowledge of standard methods of bio-evaluation of water and relevant raw materials
  • Knowledge of the principles and practice of Pharmaceutical microbiology and laboratory safety


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