Microbiology Supervisor

Kelly Services is looking for a Microbiology Supervisor in Austin, TX

12-month contract



Job Description:

  • Must have knowledge of regulatory, corporate, and divisional guidelines and regulations.
  • Establishes and improves recordkeeping systems.
  • Approves satisfactory test results.
  • Informs appropriate parties when standards are not achieved.
  • Advises leadership when testing problems and/or failures occur and provides an analysis of the data with corrective action suggestions.
  • Assists leadership in developing/maintaining a budget.
  • Supervises and trains all personnel in related areas, as well as supports/maintains employee safety training programs.
  • Updates all pertinent specifications, SOPs, and audits to ensure continuous compliance.
  • Maintains adequate inventory to sustain the daily activities of the lab area.
  • Performs these and other duties, as necessary


  • Bachelors Degree. 3-5 years experience in the FDA regulated industry. Preferably, 1-3 years supervisory experience.
  • 2 years experience within Quality.
  • Associate s Degree with 5-7 years experience in the FDA regulated industry. Preferably,
  • 4 years experience within Quality.
  •  Must be familiar with laboratory systems, such as LIMs.
  • Must be familiar with cGMP and cGLP.
  • Must be familiar with operation and maintenance of routine lab equipment.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Night shift with on-call required as needed.
  • Experience with Environmental Monitoring in a pharmaceutical setting: viable and non-viable particulate air, water bioburden, surfaces swab and contact plate method .
  •  Must have knowledge of / understand concept of sample site selection, establishing alert limits as it pertains to Environmental Monitoring, investigating applicable excursions.
  • Must have understanding of ISO classifications in regards to Environmental Monitoring.
  •  Must have performed / overseen Bacterial Endotoxin Testing gel clot method.
  • Must have performed / overseen microbial Gram stain analysis, growth promotion testing of media for EM and other test purposes, and microbial identification.
  • Experience with LIMS or equivalent lab data management system other than Excel.

Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations— providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

About Kelly Services®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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