Microbiology Analyst

Agawam, Massachusetts, United States Full-time

Position Title: Microbiology Analyst & Associate Data Reviewer
Job Location(s): Agawam, MA
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Full Time
Starting Salary Range: Competitive
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Cambrex (www.Cambrex.com) is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, results-oriented individual to join our team of dedicated professionals focused on customer service and quality. We are currently accepting resumes.


  • As a Microbiology Analyst, you will perform a variety of microbiological testing as assigned (i.e. pour-plating, membrane filtration, dilutions, basic staining, growth promotion testing, plate enumeration, morphological assessment).
  • You should have a thorough understanding of aseptic techniques.
  • Additionally, you will be responsible for adhering to cGMP rules and regulations.
  • Microbiology Analyst will be responsible for performing method validation and suitability studies.
  • You will also provide technical support for other Analysts.
  • Part of your duties as a Micro Analyst will be to communicate and interact appropriately and effectively with clients.
  • Also, you will perform testing per written instruction on a variety of internal and client sample types.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a life science or related field with 3+ years laboratory (industry) experience or equivalent.
  • Understanding of lab techniques.
  • Experience in GMP environment.
  • Excellent understanding of company SOPs and requirements.
  • Familiarity with USP sterility testing (USP or EP 2.6.1).


  • Positive attitude and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Good verbal & written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Must be able to work the necessary hours to meet objectives.

Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.