B. Braun

Microbiologist II - CAPS {Mid shift: Monday - Friday (11:00am-8:00pm)}

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Requisition ID
Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc.
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Mid shift: Monday - Friday (11:00am-8:00pm)


CAPS®, the nation's largest network of outsourcing admixture pharmacies, has been delivering high-quality, same-day, admixture services and solutions to hospitals and outpatient facilities for more than 28 years. Along with the nation’s largest 503A sterile injectable outsourcing network, CAPS offers industry-leading batch compounding on a national scale through three 503B registered outsourcing facilities. With experience, capacity, and a passion for safety, CAPS is your 503B solution.
CAPS is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S.



Position Summary:


Responsibilities: Essential Duties.

  • Plans, coordinates and organizes the overall activities of the Microbiological Laboratory according to internal and external standards in a most cost effective way.
  • Direct responsible for the supervision test operation at all time for Sterility Testing, Bacterial Endotoxin Test, Microbiological Identification Sections and handling of laboratory 00S result.
  • Ensures that the necessary microbiological tests are done according to the test specification, test method and working instruction and to ensure release on time for pharmaceutical products and medical devices.
  • Responsible for the preparation and updating of the GMP/ISO procedures in the area of responsibility.
  • Participates in projects, task force jointly with production personnel in case the needs arise.
  • Prepares trend analysis and data compilation on deviation in the production process when required.
  • Participates in internal and external audit.
  • Participates in the Global Microbiology Task Team, whenever required.
  • Responsible in microbiological release of medical devices or Pharma products and Pharma incoming materials.
  • Supports microbiological tasks for process validation.
  • Trains and proactively develops the education standard of the responsible persons.
  • Quality, technical data review and investigation oversight.
  • Collaborate with all departments and reports metrics to site management to continuously drive quality improvements. 

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Familiar with Data Integrity and GDP in a cGMP Laboratory environment.
  • Theoretical knowledge of subject matter, cGMP, FDA guidelines, GLP and USP’s. Complete knowledge of good analytical and laboratory techniques, basic knowledge of cGMP’s, GLP’s, SOP’s, USP and FDA requirements.
  • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course-of action.
  • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, and/or reviewing the work of other peers.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.
  • cGMP experience/training required, Aseptic processing training/experience required



The targeted range for this role takes into account a range of factors that are considered when making compensation and hiring decisions; included but not limited to: skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.  The range provided is a reasonable estimate.





Target Based Range



Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc



  • Bachelors degree required, Master's degree preferred.
  • Proven and/or demonstrated skills/abilities in leadership, educational training and/or experience will be taken into consideration.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • cGMP experience/training required, Aseptic processing training/experience required




Additional Information

Responsibilities: Other Duties:


The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

  • Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull
  • Frequently: Stand, Sit, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses
  • Constantly: N/A


  • Occasionally: Finger feeling, Reaching upward and downward, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick
  • Frequently: Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting , Standing, Walking
  • Constantly: N/A

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally: Gases
  • Frequently: Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals (in most areas) , Fumes
  • Constantly:N/A

Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise Intensity:Moderate
  • Occasionally: Other
  • Frequently: Lab environment
  • Constantly: N/A


What We Offer

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.
Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.


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