Microbiology Technician

Microbiology Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Microbiology Technician to join our team.


  • Incubation of samples;
  • Investigating EM excursions and out of specification results;
  • Sample processing for external testing;
  • Sterility testing of finished products;
  • Trending of results and report-writing;
  • Reading of plates and liquid media and evaluation of results;
  • Writing and review of procedures, protocols and records relating to job role;
  • Carry out environmental monitoring program;
  • Species-level identification of isolates;
  • Documentation and data entry of all results.


  • Minimum Degree Microbiology/related Science or relevant experience;
  • The role holder is expected to work with minimal supervision against the agreed work programme; including work within clean areas;
  • Good communication and report-writing skills;
  • Previous experience in working within a laboratory or pharmaceutical, microbiology or healthcare industries would be beneficial.