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QC Microbiology

  • Job reference: 930720
  • Location: Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Quality, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs
  • Date posted: 08/04/2020

**Please note this role is on a shift basis, working both day and night shifts**

Job Purpose
Orion Group Life Sciences are looking for a QC Microbiologist with Experience in Clean-rooms, GMP experience, QC lab. Experience with Environmental Monitoring preferred as this will be 60-70% of the work involved. Grade A/B clean room experience as well as GMP Lab experience also preferred.

Main Responsibilities of the role
* Perform analytical testing as a main priority with efficiency and accuracy
* With a high degree of technical flexibility, work across diverse areas within the lab
* Plan and perform multiple, complex routine/ non-routine methods and procedures and a large variety of assays.
* Report, evaluate, back-up/archive, trend and approve analytical data.
* Troubleshoot, solve problems and communicate with stakeholders.
* Initiate and/or implement changes in controlled documents.
* Participate in audits, initiatives, and projects that may be departmental or organizational in scope.
* Write protocols and perform assay validation and equipment qualification/verification.
* Introduce new techniques to the lab, including method transfers, reports, validations and protocols.
* Evaluate lab practices for compliance and operational excellence improvement on a continuous basis.
* Approve lab results
* May participate in lab investigations.
* May provide technical guidance.
* May train others.
* May contribute to regulatory filings.
* May represent the department/organization on various teams
* May interact with outside resources

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Bachelors degree in a science discipline
  • Biopharmaceutical QC experience in a microbiology lab -
  • Experience with regulatory compliance in cGMP manufacturing and testing of pharmaceutical products
  • Experience in a wide variety of microbiological techniques, including but not limited to Environmental Monitoring, Bioburden, Endotoxin, Sterility (in an Isolator), Rapid Micro techniques, Microbial Identification, Media prep, Water Sampling.
  • Understanding and application of principles, concepts, theories and standards of GMP QC microbiology laboratories.
  • Deepens technical knowledge through exposure and continuous learning
    Knowledge of related regulatory/industry considerations, compliance issues and/or scientific discovery

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For more information on this role, call Ian Towler on (0)21 206 3411 or email for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities using the reference number: 930720

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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.

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