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QC Microbiology Analyst

  1. Dublin
  1. Contract
Competitive
25557KC
  1. Life Sciences
Date Posted04 Jan 2021
A global bio-pharmaceutical organization are currently looking for a QC Microbiology Analyst for a contract position based in Dublin area. 

 Activities within the role
  • The motivation to be an inspiring member of a high performing team.
  • The desire to continuously learn, improve and develop.
  • Perform supporting activities for general lab readiness, laboratory equipment qualification and method transfers.
  • Perform and carry out a variety of routine microbiological analytical techniques including but not limited to environmental monitoring, WFI testing, growth promotion testing, In-process product testing, Final product testing such as bioburden and both Kinetic turbidimetric and MCS rapid endotoxin testing in compliance with GMP requirements.
  • To integrate and complete all documentation on time and be familiar with LIMS.
  • To train and be trained in the use of Rapid microbiology techniques including but not limited to endotoxin testing, water bioburden testing, E.M testing, absence of bioburden testing and identification testing.
  • Follow up-to-date analytical practices with reference to pharmacopoeias, specifications, regulations and industry standards.
  • To update SOP’s and write protocols as required.
  • Support the laboratory testing schedule to achieve an efficient QC system.
  • Receive and manage samples that come into the lab for stability, in-process and release testing.
  • Reagent preparation, cleaning, and routine equipment maintenance.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and GLP within the laboratory.
  • Calibrate and maintain all designated laboratory instruments.
  • Participate in risk assessments, inspections, audits, incident investigations, etc. and implement and follow-up on corrective / preventative measures.
  • Ensure training is current for all job functions performed.
  • Assist in training new QC Analysts on routine procedures and practices.
  • Order, stock and receive laboratory supplies.
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company SOPs, specifications and cGMP regulations.
  • Ensure that cGMP standards are maintained at all times.
  • Delivery of area performance to meet or exceed performance or quality goals.
  • Promote and participate in the implementation and maintenance of the relevant safety programmes.
  • This position will be on days initially but shift work will be required.

Qualification:
  • Degree qualification (Science/Quality/Technical).
  • Preference Lean Six Sigma
Skills:
  • Ability to respond to changing priorities.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Good aseptic technique and awareness of contamination control.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to think logically and be proactive.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative in a constructive manner.
  • Flexible and self-motivated.
Experience:
  • 1-3 years industry experience with significant knowledge and experience in working in a microbiology lab unit and working with contract labs.
  • Experience in compendial testing for water and environmental monitoring in clean room environments.
  • Working knowledge of QC Systems (Empower, LIMS, Trending systems.)
Please apply NOW for more information!

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