- Posted 16 February 2024
- DisciplineManufacturing, Engineering, Quality
SENIOR RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT - SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
Title: QC Microbiology Analyst
One of our leading Biopharmaceutical clients is looking for a QC Microbiology Specialist to join the team on their state of the art facility in Dublin. This role reports to the QC Microbiology Manager and will join a highly motivated Product Testing team to perform analysis on utility samples, raw materials, drug substance and drug product. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your microbiology skills in a biopharmaceutical environment in a team where your professional development is constantly considered.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Performing bioburden testing on utility samples, drug substance and raw materials within the required hold times.
Performing bacterial endotoxin testing on utility samples, drug substance and drug product within the required hold times.
Carrying out the Minute Mouse Virus (MMV) by PCR and quantitative PCR (qPCR) testing of in-process samples.
Perform compendial verification, method transfer/validation, and routine testing of in-process, drug substance and drug product samples in accordance with applicable procedures and cGMP requirements.
Performing growth promotion testing of media and organism lots entering the laboratory.
Performing microbial identifications using MALDI-TOF and MicroSEQ.
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 & Experience:
Level 8 BSc in Microbiology, or Science with an emphasis on Microbiology content throughout the course of your studies.
2 years’ experience in a laboratory environment subject to GLP.
Experience performing Microbiology testing post-graduation, in an industry setting. Either PCR, Bioburden or Endotoxin testing.
Non EEA/EU candidates must hold a Stamp 4 Visa to be considered for this role.
Apply today or send your CV to Elizabeth.Brady@forcerecruitment.com for more information about this fantastic opportunity.