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QC Microbiology Specialist

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Job Summary

  • Dublin
  • Contract
  • BBBH820297
  • Jun 23, 2022
  • Competitive
Job Description

A QC Microbiology Specialist is required to join a state of the art, global biopharma based in North Dublin.

A QC Microbiology Specialist is required to join a state of the art, global biopharma based in North Dublin.

Reporting to the QC Microbiology Manger, the QC Microbiology Specialist will be responsible for supporting site activities related to Product Testing and Environmental/Utility Monitoring, performing testing of samples and laboratory duties in accordance with cGMP regulations.

Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Performing QC Environmental Monitoring in classified areas including lot related monitoring.
  • Utility sampling including WFI, Clean Steam and Compressed Air/Gas.
  • Performing Bioburden testing on Utility samples, Drug Substance and Raw Materials within required hold times.
  • Performing Bacterial Endotoxin Testing on Utility samples, Drug Substance and Drug Product within required hold times.
  • Carrying out In-Process testing of critical lot related samples to support Manufacturing activities.
  • Performing Growth Promotion testing of media lots entering the laboratory.
  • Carrying out identifications of Microorganisms isolated post testing activities.
  • Carrying out the Minute Mouse Virus by PCR for in-process samples.
  • Completing all laboratory documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Compliance with Standard Operating Procedures and Registered Specifications.
  • Assisting in authoring and reviewing documentation, including SOPs.
  • Providing support to other departments to ensure qualification and production schedules are adhered to.
  • Reviewing Batch paperwork, and reconciliation of analysis performed in the laboratory.
  • Ensuring that any alert/action limit excursions are investigated according to site procedures.
  • Ensuring a high standard of housekeeping and safety is maintained in the laboratory.
  • Performing any other activities as indicated by the Microbiology Manager.

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • The ideal candidate should hold a minimum of a Level 8 degree in Microbiology or related discipline.
  • At least 1 years' experience in a pharmaceutical / healthcare laboratory or related technical function.
  • A strong background in Microbiology and aseptic manufacturing is desirable but not essential.
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work in a team based collaborative environment is essential.

There are two positions available:

  • A 24/7 shift role in the Environmental Monitoring and Utilities team
  • A 12/7 shift role in the Product Testing team

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Aoife Duggan
Aoife Duggan
  • Manager | Engineering Recruitment
  • +353 21 2300300
  • aduggan@morganmckinley.com