Allergan Microbiology Professional in Waco, Texas

Microbiology Professional

Waco, Texas, United States at

Oct 11, 2016Post Date

145855Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries,

Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives. Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Coordinates and supports laboratory testing, product disposition, method validations, and prepares Laboratory/validation reports.

Position Description

Coordinates and supports laboratory testing, product disposition, method validations, and prepares Laboratory/validation reports.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Performs, coordinates and supports method validations and prepares final reports documenting the validation findings.

  • Receives and interprets the results of bioburden, microbial limits, environmental monitoring, growth promotion testing and sterility testing.

  • Will investigate all out-of-limit conditions and with the direct support from the Laboratory Manager implement a corrective action.

  • Reviews and approves all laboratory testing documentation. Performs and coordinates microbiology testing release with the Final Quality Control Records maintained in SAP and LIMS.

  • Incumbent is responsible for the preparation of Test Failure Investigation reports. Will prepare trend and metric laboratory reports in conjunction with the Microbiology Manager.

  • Must make sure that all laboratory supplies, inventory and on-going lab operations do not exceed a specified budget.

  • Insures that the correct and most updated versions of SOP’s are available to all laboratory personnel.

  • Reviews current regulatory and technical journals to help provide guidance and to support manufacturing regarding microbiological issues.

  • Takes on any additional tasks as assigned by the Laboratory Supervisor.



The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • Supervisory: Ability to direct and supervise work assignments.


  • B.S. degree in Microbiology, with a minimum of three (3) years lab experience

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity