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Senior Microbiologist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 24/07/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH15102

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Senior Microbiologist

My client is currently seeking several talented Senior Microbiologist to join their team. Responsible for QC microbiological aspects of cGMP compliance and testing ensuring microbiological quality of products, manufacturing equipment, manufacturing process areas, and facility/utilities.

  • Responsible for QC microbiological aspects of cGMP compliance and testing.
  • Perform microbiological validations as needed for finished product and in process controls and buffers.
  • Assist in the identification of microbiological root cause analysis and provide technical advice as needed.
  • Participate in the investigation and review of alert and action limit investigations as needed and implements corrective action as appropriate.
  • Participate in cleaning and process validation activities involving microbiology as needed.
  • Participate in the investigation of microbiological product OOS results and DNF as needed.
  • Contribute to the preparation of technical proposals, amendments, reports and memoranda.
  • Contribute toward creating and revising microbiological SOPs.
  • Assist in the review of EM and product release data.
  • Microbiology representation and participation in cross functional site meetings.
  • Participates in the transfer of methodology from other test facilities.
  • Technical writing assignments such as SOPs, protocols, final reports, trend reports, risk assessments, laboratory investigations, etc
  • Initiates and completes CAPAs and Change Controls in accordance with site procedures.
  • Proactively identifies and implements lab process improvements, lean initiatives.
  • Performs other duties relevant to the QC Sr.Microbiologist position as required

Key Requirements

  • BS/BA in a scientific/technical discipline preferably Microbiology.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience, preferably in a QC Microbiology Laboratory preferably within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries.
  • Experience with electronic systems such as LIMS, Qumas, eDoc, Trackwise etc., is an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written.
  • Adaptable and flexible, willing to travel when needed.
  • Collaboration and team work. Maintains the highest standards of ethical behaviour.
  • Results and performance driven.
  • Strong analytical ability and associated problem solving.
  • Good time management and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and proficient in the use of Microsoft products including, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

For more information on this and other positions please contact Kathryn on or call 016455250

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