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Quality Control Technician - Microbiology

Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Haarlem, NL, 2031

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Why join Teva?

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!


Working at Teva is more than a job - our people get to make a meaningful impact on the lives of thousands of people every day. We manufacture a broad portfolio of life-saving and medically necessary pharmaceuticals that are used by patients who have cancer or who suffer from lung diseases. As a leading producer of these and other generic medicines, we play an important role in safeguarding access to medicine across the world.

Do you want to be part of our journey?

What will you do?

As technician II you will work in the Quality Microbiological laboratory. Timely execution of routine sample analyses on raw materials, packaging, intermediate and finished products to assess the quality. All results are entered in our LIMS system.

Used methods and techniques are:

  • Bioburden testing using membrane filtration and pour-plate method.
  • Testing for specific microorganisms.
  • Endotoxin determinations using Gel-clot and Kinetic Chromogenic methods.
  • Sterility testing on sterile finished products using an isolator.
  • Identifications using MALDI-TOF and gram staining.
  • Growth promotion/inhibition testing of media .
  • Supporting Environmental monitoring and sampling water systems.
  • Writing/Compiling and reporting results conform.
  • Contribute to efficiency programs for the department and the site.
  • Keeping supplies and media to required levels.
  • Cleaning and keeping clean equipment and the lab.
  • With extended experience: Execute method validation, updating procedures, investigate deviations and reporting and reviewing results.


Working conform SOPs and company procedures regarding GMP, safety, environment and hygiene.


At the laboratory we promote and support people to develop their skills.

Who are you?

You have a MLO-4 degree in microbiology, a few years work experience and knowledge of GMP.


We believe you are a highly motivated professional with experience in a highly regulated industry, preferred in the Pharmaceuticals/Biotech industry.

Fluency in Dutch and English will be an advantage.

On top of all of this you are a team player who want to contribute to laughter, support and work spirit in the team and organization.



Reports To

Team Lead Microbiology

Contact person

Vincent van Straten

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