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Microbiology Technician

Date: Jul 14, 2019

Location: Aptar Congers (1271),  New York, US

Company: Aptar Group

Create, Innovate, Deliver Solutions!  This is what you can expect from a career at Aptar Pharma.  Our business is growing and we have an opening for a Microbiology Technician within our Quality team at our facility in Congers, New York.  Aptar Pharma is part of Aptar Group, a global leader in dispenser systems for the packaging industry. Aptar Pharma has been setting the standard for the drug delivery industry for decades and we continue to break new ground providing innovative drug delivery devices, components and services.

If you are eager for new challenges in a fast-paced growing Company, we are the next step in your career!

What You Will Do at Aptar Pharma:

Primary Purpose Summary

The Microbiology Technician supports Injectable manufacturing at Congers.  The Technician performs duties as needed related to environmental monitoring in the pump manufacturing facility and assists in the technical and quality efforts in the lab.

Detailed Description:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Perform microbiology & particulate testing of product and processes (clean room, WFI loop) by accurately following all testing as specified by the appropriate quality documentation.
  • Perform environmental monitoring in manufacturing areas, including tracking & trending test results and performing bioburden sampling in controlled areas.
  • Assist in investigations related to Lab OOS (Out of Specification) and support Production OOS investigations.
  • Support plant and customer quality continuous improvement teams.
  • Assist in the equipment qualification for the new quality lab.
  • Assist in method transfer & method validation.

Required Qualifications

  • BS Degree (Microbiology preferred) plus minimum 1 to 3 years’ experience in a cGMP lab.
  • Sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing environmental monitoring experience a plus.
  • Experience with cGMP guidelines and ability to follow complicated procedures and work instructions.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Availability to work overtime and weekends as needed.


  • Good analytical skills.
  • Self-Starter with good written and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented and rigorous.
  • Knowledge of ISO, GMPs, CFR 21 regulations.
  • Strong computer skills.

Other requirements

  • Travel:     Frequent:   ☐           Sometimes:     ☒         Never:   ☐
  • Other:    


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