Senior Microbiologist

10 Apr 2019

Our client is seeking a Senior Microbiologist to be part of their microbiology department supporting state of the art Fill Finish and Oral Solid Dose facilities just out of Waterford city.

As a Senior Microbiologist you will be responsible for introduction, validation and execution of methods. Writing, implementing, reviewing and updating of SOPs along with providing support to junior staff throughout your laboratory.

You will be a dynamic self starter, who enjoys gaining knowledge and solving problems. You will be an integral team-player providing support as required to the Microbiology Manager.


  • The reviewing and reporting of trend data
  • Design and conduct validation and process improvement projects pertaining to microbiological control and sterilisation
  • Over viewing and direct management of external tests
  • Compliance with GMP, GLP & GDP protocols/requirements
  • Participation in risk assessments as a SME
  • Provide technical guidance to Manufacturing, Development Engineering and Research Departments on issues related to microbiological control and product sterilisation.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A relevant BSC degree qualification in Microbiology, Biological Sciences or a related discipline.
  • A minimum of five years' experience working in Microbiology in a laboratory or Aseptic production facility.
  • Having worked in a cross functional team environment is desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience in providing microbiological support and ability to introduce, validate and optimise methods.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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