Senior Microbiologist

Date: May 29, 2024

Location: US-SC-Greenville, South Carolina, US

Company: Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) is a leading global eye health company dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world—from the moment of birth through every phase of life. Our mission is simple, yet powerful: helping you see better, to live better. 

Our comprehensive portfolio of over 400 products is fully integrated and built to serve our customers across the full spectrum of their eye health needs throughout their lives. Our iconic brand is built on the deep trust and loyalty of our customers established over our 170-year history. We have a significant global research, development, manufacturing, and commercial footprint of approximately 13,000 employees and a presence in approximately 100 countries, extending our reach to billions of potential customers across the globe. We have long been associated with many of the most significant advances in eye health, and we believe we are well positioned to continue leading the advancement of eye health in the future. 


The Senior Microbiologist will work in an aseptic manufacturing environment that produces sterile product and is responsible for providing technical expertise/leadership as subject matter expert in the area of pharmaceutical microbiology. An emphasis will be placed in providing direct support for microbiology investigations, trend analysis, internal metrics, LIMS Support, Validation, training, Environmental and Personnel Monitoring and technical studies for the Microbiology department. This position has no direct reports but at times where the microbiology management may be unavailable, can provide direct support to personnel, as needed. The Sr. Microbiologist provides analytical expertise and informational support to the Global Quality, R&D, and other Bausch+ Lomb sites on an as needed basis. This position is responsible for creating and executing against strategic goals, providing limited overall direction and oversight in the attainment, measurement and monitoring of established

site level performance metrics.

Education: BS or MS degree in Biology, Microbiology, Life Science or related discipline required


Experience: BS with 6+ years or MS with 4+ years of manufacturing and Microbiology laboratory experience in an aseptic pharmaceutical/medical device regulated industry.


Preferred Skills: Must have demonstrated expertise and knowledge of cGMP and laboratory compliance to regulatory guidelines. Working knowledge of microbial identification systems and other related equipment (i.e. VITEK, VHP Isolators, particle measuring systems, autoclaves, etc.), USP Sterility and bioburden test methods to include use of isolator and VHP technology. Expertise in the fundamentals of Environmental Monitoring programs per ISO standards and trending of data, microbiological principles and applications related to microbial identifications, Sterility testing, Validation, and cleanroom technology are highly desired. Proficient computer literacy and technical writing skills are required. Certifications in lean lab and/or statistical processing principles is

a plus.



This position may be available in the following location(s): US - Greenville, SC (Plant)

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