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Must Have: Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.
Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering or related degree with 7+ years of sterilization experience or Advanced Sciences degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering or related degree with 5+ years of sterilization experience.

Nice to Have

 -Certified Industrial Sterilization Specialist (CISS). 
 - 5+ years applied experience in radiation sterilization (preferably electron beam) and ethylene oxide sterilization, Device and/or Pharmaceutical QA/QC/Validation experience
- Thorough knowledge of fundamental microbiology principles, methods and procedures, including knowledge of bacteria
morphology and staining, aseptic technique specifically as they relate to sterilization methods.
- Environmental Monitoring (EM) subject matter expertise.
- Expertise in clean room requirements and gowning requirements
- Ability to multi-task, Skilled in planning, organizing, coordinating projects and working independently.
- Ability to write protocols, reports, procedures and work instructions
- Ability to read and interpret documents related to medical device sterilization and cleanrooms Including:
 International standards, regulations, technical procedures, journals, regulatory publications. Familiarity with FDA regulations.
- Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Project
- Expertise in cGMP’s and quality systems as related to aseptically manufactured and terminally sterilized medical
- Knowledge in compendial (AAMI, USP, ISO) methodologies and techniques.  ~

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We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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