QA Specialist: Microbiology

Location: Baltimore, MD

Job Description

We at Azzur Group are looking for an experienced QA Specialist to immediately join our Azzur Consulting: DC team. The QA specialist is a FTE project based role, we are looking for a team member who is able to transfer to other project roles, in the DC area, after this specific one. 

On this project the QA Specialist will focus on data review of water sampling and EM data.


  • Reviews documentation such as raw data and reports, quality control records, quality assurance records, and reports for completeness, accuracy and compliance with methods, protocols, guidelines, and regulations and quality systems.
  • Assures proper control of laboratory documentation. Conducts review of internal methods and protocols.
  • Understand the significance of deviations found with regard to the normal use of materials tested
  • Communicate with clients on an ongoing basis to discuss interpretation of test results, trend analysis and matters regarding exceeded concerns levels, follow ups, and reports.
  • Reviews opinions and interpretations expressed by testing personnel.
  • Reads and understands methods and protocols on an ongoing basis
  • Handling multiple responsibilities and job tasks (multi-tasking) as needed.
  • Demonstrating attention to detail.
  • Flexibility with work requirements, work environment and fast-paced/changing job needs.
  • Complete work according to industry and safety protocols
  • Ability to follow detailed oral and written directions, precautions, and procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client records
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
  • Establishing rapport and maintaining positive communication with others, demonstrating respect and support, cooperating and flexibility with change.
  • Adhering to company and department policies.
  • Ensure training has been received before undertaking specific duties and that all training is documented in training records.
  • B.S. in a scientific field
  • 5 years of experience in quality related activities or three years of experience and a minimum of two quality certifications
  • Knowledge of QA activities, including CAPAs and GMP
  • M.S. in a scientific field
  • 2 years’ experience in microbiology and 7 years of experience in quality related activities or three years of experience and a minimum of two quality certifications

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