Cantel Medical

  • R&D Microbiology Associate

    Location IT-Pomezia
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Research & Development
    Cantel Italy
  • Company Overview

    Cantel Medical is a leading global company dedicated to delivering innovative infection prevention and control products and services for patients, caregivers, and other healthcare providers, which improve outcomes, enhance safety and help save lives.  Our products include specialized medical device reprocessing systems for endoscopy and renal dialysis, advanced water purification equipment, sterilants, disinfectants and cleaners, sterility assurance monitoring products for hospitals and dental clinics, disposable infection control products primarily for dental and GI endoscopy markets, dialysate concentrates, hollow fiber membrane filtration and separation products. Additionally, we provide technical service for our products. 

    Job Overview

    Cantel is looking to increase the organic and the competences of its Italian Microbiological team.
    The junior microbiologist will assure to support the “in vitro” test according to EN/ISO Standards requirements. Respecting the deadlines; Check the expiration date of the reagents and the microbial strains; Fill laboratory notebooks and record the results. Ability of preparation of culture media and microbial strains suspension. They will report to local manager.

    Main Responsibilities

     Product validation according to the membrane filtration method and dilution/neutralization method
     Test according to ISO/EN Standards: validation and verification
     Preparation of culture media both in solid or liquid form. Growth Promotion Test and Fertility Test
     Monthly transplantation of microbial strains for tests on the products. Amplification microbial strains and freezing.
     Support the maintenance and calibration of lab equipment.


    Knowledge of microbiology: capacity to handle the different microbial strains experience in strains titration, propagation and transplantation.
    Knowledge of European standard UNI EN 14885 for chemical disinfectant and antiseptics.
    Knowledge and ability to perform mixture dilutions, and knowledge of different sampling techniques.
    R&D background is preferred.

     Master Degree in biology or similar
     1 years of experience developed in R&D projects
     Good English write and spoken
     Good expertise in office automation tools
     Able to handle multiply priority
     Good ability to organize time and work
     Accountable and Results oriented
     Excellent to take care of details


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