Microbiology Analyst (Pharmaceutical) Location: Eastern Suburbs Melbourne VIC Work Type: Contract Salary: Competitive hourly rate * Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - Company of Choice * 12 month contract to begin in October * Located in Eastern Suburbs Our client is a global pharmaceutical giant and is recognised as an 'employer of choice' for its innovative approach and personal advancement opportunities. They are currently seeking an enthusiastic Microbiologist to perform environmental monitoring, QC Testing as well as assist the project team in validation activities. The successful candidate will have the following key attributes: * Previous microbiological testing experience (preferably in the pharmaceutical industry). * Aseptic technique together with environmental monitoring experience. * Demonstrated experience in plate reading. * Experience in a GMP / GLP environment. * Able to complete tasks in a timely manner. To be eligible for the above role, you must hold a tertiary qualification in Science (preferably in Microbiology) along with exceptional communication skills. In addition, you must be a capable team player, have a keen eye for detail and be flexible.