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Microbiology Analyst

Ref: 75417

  • 28,000-35,000
  • 07 Sep 2021
  • Clare
  • Permanent

Microbiology Analyst

About the Company

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Microbiology Analyst to join an expanding Laboratory in Clare.

About the Position

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct microbiology analysis including Colilert testing for Total Coliforms, E coli and Enterococci on drinking waters and ensure compliance to the 17025 standard at all times.
  • Inform customers of out of specification results.
  • Take part in proficiency testing.
  • Carry out environmental monitoring within the microbiology laboratory.
  • Ensure all QC data is transferred correctly to QC charts ensuring QC charts are kept within limits.
  • Experience with Lab systems is an advantage (LIMS)
  • Adhere to all company standards in the area of safety, housekeeping and quality, notifying management of any discrepancies.
  • Identify any opportunity for improvement of quality and service and work with the team to implement continuous improvement.
  • Participate in lab investigations.
  • Troubleshoot and use initiative to solve problems.


· Degree in Microbiology or similar

· Experience with the following:

  • o Handling, testing and identification of bacteria (i.e. legionella, coliforms, e.coli, clostridium).
  • o Quality Controls including review
  • o Familiarity of ISO standards

· Able to thrive under pressure and work as part of team in a fast-paced environment.

· 4+ years experience

Remuneration Package

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.