Senior Microbiologist

Competitive
Permanent
Cork
11 Oct 2019
BBBH741827

Senior Microbiologist

Duties/Expectations:
Microbiological testing including Environmental Monitoring, Water Sampling, Endotoxin, Bioburden, Identifications and Growth Promotion.

Timely review of test data against defined criteria/specifications, SOPs, GMP guidelines.

Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

Quality and compliance driven, identifies any issue and helps resolve, solution focused

Excellent written English to support report writing, deviations, LIRs, CAPAs and change controls, SOP updates

Supports audits to ensure the laboratory areas are inspection-ready and provides SME skills

Interacts with other departments on a regular basis, deputise and represent the QC Microbiology team when required

Develops and maintains proficiency in a broad range of trained test methods.

Trains other analysts in areas of expertise.

Seeks, learns, and applies new job related training and knowledge and shares knowledge with coworkers.

Holds self and others responsible to abide by department and company policies and practices.

Leads by example demonstrating good behaviours in the laboratory environment.

Familiarity with cGMP, 21CFR, USP, EP and ICH regulatory requirements.

Flexibility to work in a dynamic environment

Familiarity with use of a computer: e.g., Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel.

Works independently as well in a team environment

Skills
3-5 years in a cGMP/GLP laboratory; quality control experience is preferred.

Ability to follow written instructions and to perform tasks with minimal supervision.

Demonstrate strong leadership skills through past work history.

Good written, verbal, and communication skills.

Strong documentation skills a must.

Education
B.S./B.A. in Science (major in microbiology-biochemistry-biomedical science), A Msc in a relevant degree is preferable.

3-5 years of relevant laboratory experience.

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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