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Laboratory Analyst, Microbiology (1-year contract)

Requisition ID:  33908
Date:  Apr 8, 2021

Singapore, Singapore, SG

Department:  Quality



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:
In this role you will focus on plant routine and/or non-routine products testing, water and environment testing in Microbiology Laboratory. You will be responsible for lab equipment validation, maintenance and calibration to comply to cGMP.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct cleanroom monitoring according to respective test procedures.
  • Conduct water testing according to respective test procedures and compendial.
  • Conduct finished product testing according to respective test procedures and compendial.
  • Perform bacterial identification on samples of water, environment, and finished products.
  • Proper documentation and data entry of all test results.
  • Ensure all quality documents are properly filed.
  • Support method validations and equipment qualification / re-qualification.
  • Support / assists laboratory investigation for deviations / non-conformances, Out-of-Specification (OOS) and etc. 
  • General laboratory support includes housekeeping, equipment maintenance and calibration, inventory of consumables / supply, etc.
  • Support / assists to conduct risk assessment.
  • Ensure compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  • Follow laboratory safety rules, regulations and standard operating procedures required for the task assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in microbiology laboratory.
  • Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Microbiology / Pharmaceutical Science / Life Science with minimum of two years relevant laboratory experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication skill; able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal manner.
  • Good computer skill.
  • Good teamwork player.
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.



  • GMP
  • GDP







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to kimberley.eby@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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