Opportunity as Assistant / Deputy Manager Microbiologist QC, QA @ HiMedia Laboratories

HiMedia Laboratories

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About HiMedia Laboratories

HiMedia Laboratories Private Limited is a prominent bioscience company with its origins in India, headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Founded 48 years ago by Dr. Gangadhar M. Warke, a soil microbiologist, along with his wife Mrs. Saroj G. Warke and his younger brother Mr. Vishnu M. Warke, the company has grown to become a significant player in the Indian biosciences sector.

Today, HiMedia Laboratories is actively involved in the development, manufacturing, and global distribution of a wide range of bioscience-based products. Its influence extends worldwide, and to facilitate its international reach, the company has set up offices and warehouses in Europe and the USA, solidifying its presence on a global scale


Assistant / Deputy Manager Microbiologist QC / QA

Qualification Required at HiMedia Laboratories:

M.Sc in Microbiologist

Experience Required at HiMedia Laboratories:

10-15 Years

Software Knowledge:

MS Office, SAP (Preferred)


Palkhed, Nasik

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Development and Implementation of Microbiology Laboratory Manual

  • Create and establish comprehensive microbiology laboratory protocols.

2. Inventory Maintenance for Microbiology Laboratory

  • Manage and organize inventory within the Microbiology Laboratory.

3. Continuous Knowledge Upgradation

  • Stay updated with the latest industry guidelines and information.

4. Water System Knowledge and Testing

  • Understand and perform water system testing in compliance with regulatory guidelines.

5. Knowledge of QMS System

  • Familiarity with Quality Management System processes such as change control, deviation, incident & CAPA, OOS & water report trending.

6. Issue Investigation

  • Take responsibility for investigating laboratory-related issues.

7. Records Maintenance and Regulatory Compliance

  • Maintain laboratory records and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

8. Monitoring of Sampling and Testing

  • Oversee sampling and testing procedures for environmental and personnel monitoring, raw materials, in-process and finished products.

9. Critical Systems Monitoring

  • Monitor sampling and testing for critical systems like Purified Water, RO water, Clean Steam, Clean Compressed Air, etc.

10. Apparatus and Solution Monitoring – Ensure testing apparatus, solutions, media, cultures, and reagents are in optimal condition.

11. Qualitative and Quantitative Microbiological Tests – Supervise various microbiological tests including media controls, enumeration, sterility testing, index organism absence, classification and speciation, antimicrobial effectiveness, etc.

12. Personnel Training and Performance – Train and qualify personnel for Aseptic Operations, Microbiological Sampling and Testing. Monitor and review their performance.

13. Instrumentation and Device Monitoring – Monitor calibration and performance checks for instrumentation and devices such as TOC analyzers, incubators, autoclaves, pH meters, balances, and refrigerators.

14. Out of Specification Reporting – Report any out of specification results to the Quality Control Director according to established procedures.

15. Support for Validation Studies – Assist in testing, tasks, and documentation related to Validation Studies including Process Validation, Media Fills, Method Validation, and analytical method development.

16. Knowledge of Regulatory Audits – Familiarity with various regulatory audits such as EU GMP, USFDA, ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 22000, Local FDA, WHO.

Send Your CV to: vsalvi@himedialabs.com

Last Date: 10th September 2023

To apply for this job email your details to vsalvi@himedialabs.com