QC Microbiology (Senior)

QC MICRO 15_1700128670
  • Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
  • Contract

Title: QC Microbiology (Senior)

Contract Length: 12 Months

Pay rate: €30 - €34/hour

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 37.5H/W

Location: South Dublin, Ireland

Role Overview:

Our client, a global bio-pharmaceuticals manufacturing facility, is looking for a QC Microbiology (Senior) to join their product team at the Aseptic Operations Facility! The success candidate will be responsible for QC including microbiological testing, method transfers, sample and data management, and equipment maintenance.

Some of the key responsibilities for the QC Microbiology (Senior) will include:

  • Introduce new techniques to the lab, including method transfers, reports, validations and protocols
  • Endotoxin testing of water, in-process and drug product release samples
  • Bioburden testing of water & in-process drug product samples
  • sterility testing
  • Lab Support duties such as Biological Indicator testing, Growth Promotion, Media Preparation, Identifications and Autoclave.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in a science discipline
  • Bio-pharmaceutical QC experience in a microbiology lab
  • Experience with regulatory compliance in cGMP manufacturing and testing of pharmaceutical products

Preferred experience:

  • Experience working in endotoxin, bioburden or sterility testing
  • Proficient in GMP systems such as LIMS Labware & LMES
  • Experience in a wide variety of microbiological techniques, including but not limited to Bioburden, Endotoxin, Sterility (in an Isolator), Rapid Micro techniques, Microbial Identification, Media prep, Water Sampling
  • Strong Technical writing skills for GMP documentation (e.g. investigations, procedures, change controls)
  • New product introduction Validation experience

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding and application of principles, concepts, theories and standards of GMP QC microbiology laboratories. Deepens technical knowledge through exposure and continuous learning
  • Knowledge of related regulatory/industry considerations, compliance issues and/or scientific discovery Skills
  • Take initiative to identify and drive improvements
  • Decision Making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Technically strong background in microbiology and aseptic manufacturing
  • Experience in LIMS, Change Control, Trackwise, SAP and CDOCS an advantage
  • Flexibility - the role often encounters changing priorities (also required to work weekend on call - Rota system)
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and deliver right first-time results
  • Works under minimal direction, Recognises, and escalates problems
  • Work is guided by objectives of the department or assignment

Does this sound like you? If so, please apply today!

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My number is 020 7 551 0727


Jada Kirlew Senior MSP Consultant

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