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QC Associate

  • Job reference: 930324
  • Location: Dublin South, Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Quality, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs
  • Date posted: 04/03/2020

Orion Group Life Sciences are looking for a QC Associate for our Multinational Pharmaceutical client based in the South of Dublin area on an initial 12-month contract with the potential to extend.


Job Purpose

Working in the CAS - Chemical Analytical Sciences. Close knit environment with the CAS team, everyone helps each other out and collaborate well together. Supportive team so analysts can focus on testing. Wider QC groups that support with sample management and deviations.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Testing of raw materials, in process, stability and finished product samples. E.g. Ph, Appearance, Colour, Clarity, Sub Visible Particle testing, Osmolality, Protein Concentration, Polysorbate, Moisture and Device testing
  • Review and authorisation of Lab Data
  • Support Analytical Technical Transfer activity testing reports and documentation
  • Document review/updates when required
  • Monitoring of site water and Nitrogen systems
  • Equipment Calibration, Maintenance and Trouble Shooting
  • Method Validation/Verification
  • Training of QC Chemistry Laboratory colleagues
  • Laboratory Investigation support
  • Laboratory Housekeeping and maintaining GLP standards
  • Assisting in regulatory audits
  • Commitment tracking and follow up
  • Role will involve - Volume of samples, expelling content onto a balance, polysorbate, protein concentrate, UV, GC, Karl Fischer, some device testing
  • Container closures on vials and syringe. Mainly finished product and stability, high volume testing. There is a small about of raw materials

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • GMP pharma is a MUST, right first time, good documentation practices
  • Ideal candidate with had continuous improvement projects
  • Candidates needs ideal 4 years testing experience, but a solid 2 year testing experience would be considered
  • Initiative to speak up, raise issues with manager/team also ability to look at safety issues/projects, continuous improvement projects
  • Experience with most of the methodologies: (Ph, Appearance, Colour, Clarity, Sub Visible Particle testing, Osmolality, Protein Concentration, Polysorbate, Moisture and Device testing) GC (Gas Chromatography) testing, moisture testing, use of a UV

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For more information on this role, call Kate O' Sullivan on +353 (0) 212063412 or email Kate.OSullivan@orioneng.com for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities using the reference number: 930324


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