Microbiologist I - Alajuela, Costa Rica - Abbott Laboratories

Abbott Laboratories
Abbott Laboratories
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Alajuela, Costa Rica

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Andrea Rodríguez

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About Abbott
Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people's health. We're always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life.

You will have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity
This position works out of our location in Alajuela in the Structural Heart (SH) business.

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

As the Microbiologist I, you'll have the chance to supervise the microbiology function, providing direction consistent with the Applicable Quality System.

Applies microbiological concepts to the manufacturing process of a medical device and understands process monitoring/metrics to maintain microbiological quality of the final device.

This position provides support to the sterilization processes, including but not limited to training and verification of sterilization runs.

What You'll Do

  • Provides Facility Microbiological Support.
  • Ensures correct documentation linkage flow for microbiologically related documents.
  • Maintains understanding of applicable standards and applies them to qualifications and test methods.
  • Writes protocols and reports for qualifications for sterilization and microbiological test methods.
  • Provides training to laboratory technicians on new equipment or new test procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in microbiology or related science.
  • Articulates microbiology technical concepts well.
  • Must have knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP's), Bacteriology and use of lab equipment such as Laminar Flow Hoods, as Autoclaves, Incubators, pH meter, analytical balance, etc.
  • Advance commands of English.
  • Shift Admin.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ year experience in a medical device/pharmaceutical, microbiology laboratory, or related industry, preferred.
  • Troubleshooting skills in complex situations outside of routine out of specification issues, such as sterilization or contamination issues is desired.
  • Knowledge of industrial steam sterilization and water systems is preferred.

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life.

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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