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Edwards Lifesciences Microbiologist II in Singapore

Set parameters of complex laboratory instrumentation to perform testing by applying microbiology knowledge and concepts.

Key Responsibilities:

• Conduct studies to establish sterilization levels and system validation for sterility, antimicrobial and environmental controls including evaluating and updating microbial protocols

• Compose protocols for sterilization or system validation/ sterility and antimicrobial controls; monitor and recommend controls for manufacturing environments, systems, and sterilization processes

• Identify more complex testing approaches to perform microbiological testing, investigations, isolation and identification using Edwards and outside guidance standards

• Develop protocols, reports, and methods in collaboration with inter-departmental teams

• Collect samples for studies

• Investigate and perform lab and manufacturing corrective and preventative actions (CAPA) testing

• May train, coach, and guide lower level employees on new procedures, assess work techniques and provide feedback on procedures

• Set parameters of complex laboratory machines applying microbiology knowledge and concepts to perform receiving inspection, raw materials, environmental control testing, in-process solutions, and final product release testing

• Lead smaller process improvement projects (e.g. BEST, Lean) and propose recommendations for manager approval

• Interpret data, perform trend analysis, and define qualification strategies for new or modified devices and/or processes

• Make recommendations and validate new laboratory equipment

• Other incidental duties assigned by Leadership

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in In Microbiology, 3 Years experience in a microbiology environment Required or

Master's Degree or equivalent in In Microbiology , 1 Year experience in a microbiology environment Required and

Experience with aseptic techniques for bioburden and sterility tests, microbiological inoculums, assays, pipettes, identification and characterization, testing of medical devices, manufacturing processes, systems, and facilities, qualification involving sterilization processes, and environmental controls

Additional Skills:

• Good computer skills in usage of MS Office and knowledge of Analytical Equipment System

• Good written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills

• Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills

• Moderate knowledge and understanding of Edwards policies and procedures relevant to microbiology

• Moderate knowledge and understanding of microbiology principles, theories and concepts

• Moderate understanding of at least one of the following areas: sterilization process, final release testing, and environmental controls

• Strict attention to detail

• Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

• Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

• Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

• Work is performed independently on more complex projects and/or lines of work and reviewed for accuracy and soundness

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.