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QC Associate

  • Job reference: 932915
  • Location: Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 24/11/2020

Orion Group are recruiting a QC Associate on behalf of our Multinational Pharmaceutical Client based in South Dublin on an initial 12 month contract with potential to be extended.

QC Associate

Job Summary:

Primary knowledge, skills, competencies and relevant experience

  • Understanding and application of principles, concepts, theories and standards of GMP QC analytical laboratories. Deepens technical knowledge through exposure and continuous learning
  • Knowledge of related regulatory/industry considerations, compliance issues and/or scientific discovery
  • Take initiative to identify and drive continuous improvements
  • Communication skills (verbal and written) at all levels
  • Strong Technical writing skills for GMP documentation (e.g. investigations, procedures, change controls)
  • Presentation skills
  • Escalate issues professionally and on a timely basis
  • Decision Making skills
  • Applies research, information gathering, analytical, and interpretation skills to problems of diverse scope
  • Ensures compliance within regulatory environment
  • Develops solutions to technical problems of moderate complexity
  • Screens, categorizes, evaluates, reconciles, reports, and resolves data integrity issues
  • Interprets generally defined practices and methods
  • Able to use statistical analysis tools to perform data trending and evaluation
  • Project Management and organizational skills, including ability to follow assignments through to completion


  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and deliver right first time results
  • Works under minimal direction
  • Work is guided by objectives of the department or assignment
  • Follows procedures
  • Refers to technical standards, principles, theories and precedents as needed
  • May set project timeframes and priorities based on project objectives and ongoing assignments
  • Recognizes and escalates problems
  • Working knowledge of aseptic compliance within the manufacturing environment and demonstrated leadership and communication skills to communicate requirements to colleagues
  • Auditing documentation and operation process
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with regulatory agencies

Relevant experience:
* Bachelor's degree in a Science related field is required.
* 3-5 years of biopharmaceutical QC experience or related quality control or GMP laboratory experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry, where 2 - 3 years of specific sample management/ stability programme experience is desirable.
* Experience with regulatory compliance in cGMP manufacturing and testing of pharmaceutical products

For a completely confidential chat regarding this position and a number of other potential opportunities please reach out to Callum directly at

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.