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QC Chemist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 24/05/2018
  • Job reference: J387028A

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QC Chemist


My client, a Global Pharma company based in Waterford is looking for a QC Chemist to join their team. This person will be responsible for contributing to the continued success of the QC department by providing analytical services to support diverse manufacturing operations. Engage with the Continuous Improvement programme to share your ideas and experience to further optimise the laboratory function. Comply with all regulatory and safety guidelines to protect yourself, your colleagues and my clients patients.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide analytical chemistry services and support to Site
  • Effective interaction with other departments on matters related to raw materials, intermediates and finished batch releases. In particular, close contact maintained with Quality Assurance Production, Engineering and Planners
  • Maintain, update and issue chemical methods, specifications and SOP's in compliance to pharmacopoeial and regulatory requirements
  • Assist with training of the analysts in areas of expertise and knowledge and in new methods, SOP's and updates
  • Trend such results, record on COA's where required and complete OOS's investigations on a timely basis
  • Support new product introduction projects

Essential requirements

  • Degree in Science (Chemistry or Biochemistry preferred). Post-graduate studies as appropriate to augment primary degree
  • Operational experience of quality laboratories in a fast moving manufacturing environment
  • Detailed knowledge of quality management systems, pharmaceutical manufacturing operations, requirements for cGLP, pharmacopoeial methods and stability
  • Understand relevant quality/compliance regulations
  • Can manage projects to plan/budget

Do not hesitate to reach out to myself or the team on 01-6455262, or jack.conway-kenny AT