QC Microbiologist

Posted 27 February 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineQuality & Laboratory
Contact NameDavid Rooney

Job description

What you need to know

​Our client, a medical regulated manufacturing company in the Healthcare sector is seeking a QC Microbiologist for its state-of-the-art facility in Co. Roscommon.

Our client is focused on continual growth and are looking for a candidate that will match the companies’ values of growth and product development.

In this role you will be reporting directly to the Quality Systems Specialist and on a day-to-day basis you will be carrying out Microbiological and environmental testing in line with the companies’ targets/KPIS.

This is a permanent position with the working hours based on a day shift Monday to Friday basis with a competitive salary on offer and excellent benefits.

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  • Carrying out daily microbiology laboratory monitoring, routine media preparation & sterilization in an efficient manner.

  • Routine microbiological analysis of Growth promotion tests, maintenance of microbial culture and culture suspension.

  • Sample collection and testing of purified water / WFI routine samples to ensure compliance with specifications.

  • Testing of sterile routine samples provided by the Production facility to ensure compliance with BET specification.

  • Involved with the environment monitoring of the microbiology laboratory & production facility according to monitoring schedule & review routine and annual environmental monitoring data for compliance to specifications.

  • Carrying out investigations on product failures and customer complaints, reporting Non-Conformities and Out of Spec Results to the Quality Control Manager and Production Manager.

  • Gather, monitor, and trend data associated with agreed KPIs (Key Process Indicators) and report these results to the Management.

What are we looking for?

  • Third level qualification in Microbiology

  • Knowledge of cGMP and ISO standards

  • One years’ experience testing in a medical device background would be a major advantage.

  • Good communication skills and a keen eye for detail.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. 

  • Strong organisational and planning skills.

Call David for more information on this job on 087 405 4758.

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