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QC Analyst - Microbiology

Location: Cork
Experience:See description
Job Type:Fixed Term Contract
Salary:Not Disclosed
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We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with an award winning pharmaceutical organization based in Cork. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.


• The candidate must have superior technical knowledge of analytical techniques and knowledge of related laboratory equipment in the area of microbiological, chemistry and biochemistry testing of Bulk API and final drug product.

•The candidate must have prior experience of working in an IMB/FDA regulated facility

•Reporting to the QC Team Leader the person will be responsible for the following;

•Performing a wide variety of microbiology, chemistry or biochemistry testing to support utilities, raw material, in process, bulk and drug product release.

•Rapid turnaround of samples to meet manufacturing needs.

•Performing data review and approval.

•Providing support and advice to manufacturing on QC related topics.

•Initiating and leading investigations where required.

•Initiates and completes, CAPAs and Change Controls in accordance with site procedure

•Writes new and updates current procedures on electronic documentation system.

•Providing training to other analysts and to manufacturing personnel.

•Presents technical analytical data clearly and concisely data to customers, i.e., internal investigations and regulatory inspectors etc.

•Proactively identifies and implements lab process improvements.

•Supports lean initiatives in the area of lab operations, i.e. standard work, level loading, test method execution, documentation updates and equipment qualification etc.

•Supports Team leader on day to day testing operations.

Preferred Testing Experience



•Sterility Testing

•Microbial Identification using genetic methods

Education & Experience

•The position of QC analyst requires a third-level qualification (Minimum: Primary degree in a science discipline).

•A minimum of 2 years experience within the Pharmaceutical Industry

•Knowledgeable of FDA/EMEA regulatory requirements applicable to pharmaceuticals and aseptic products.

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Jack Caffrey | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9279


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