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Microbiology Analyst - Pharma

Ref: 77132

  • 37,000-40,000
  • 12 May 2022
  • Tipperary
  • Permanent

Microbiology Analyst - Pharma

About the Company

About the Position

In this role you will use your knowledge of analytical techniques and cGMP to troubleshoot and resolve issues affecting laboratory data quality and/or efficiency.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform microbiological laboratory testing under minimal supervision and in a timely manner
  • Ensure work conforms to data integrity requirements and is in compliance with company SOPs and specifications
  • Supervise junior analysts in the performance of their duties
  • Write/revise SOPs and other laboratory documents such as deviations, change controls etc., as required
  • By example, set a standard of compliance within the laboratory with regard to all company safety standards, good house keeping practices and quality
  • Assist in customer and regulatory inspections as required
  • Support investigation of Out of Specification and root cause analyses of investigations
  • Train and mentor junior analysts in testing methods and analytical techniques, ensuring required documentation is generated
  • Identify any opportunities for continuous improvement in laboratory efficiency and quality
  • Perform all other team tasks, as agreed, to support the running of the laboratory


  • A scientific background (degree level) where analytical skills can be used for problem solving
  • 2+ years experience working in a cGMP testing laboratory environment
  • The ability to work on your own and manage projects to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence opinion and set standards
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and clients’ needs
  • Good computer literacy skills
  • High level of reporting and writing skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • High attention to detail and a methodical approach

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.

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