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Analytical Equipment Qualification Specialist - Cork

Ref: 80469

  • 50,000-50,000
  • 31 Jan 2024
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Analytical equipment qualification specialist - Cork

About the Company

This position is to join our innovative Professional Scientific Services (PSS) programme. This award-winning programme offers excellent career opportunities for people who have a proven track recording in combining excellent technical ability with first class interpersonal and communication skills.

About the Position

The purpose of this job is to serve as a member of the PSS team within the client environment to support their technical and analytical support tasks, to work to the highest standards in terms of quality and professionalism.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate equipment qualification processes. (writing and progressing associated Change Controls. Appropriately document all equipment management tasks in accordance with site procedures and ensure accurate records management.)
  • Coordinate and assist with the introduction of new equipment to the lab.
  • Assist with Change Controls and document updates related to equipment management.
  • Drive equipment management tasks carried out by others along with review of associated records.
  • Coordinating & responding to ad-hoc requests for information and/or assistance relating to equipment management.
  • Writing of SOPs related to area of work.
  • Training, mentoring and guidance of the more junior team members to ensure understanding and competence in all tasks.
  • Dealing with client requests and liaising with the PSS manager in terms of resources, continuous improvement and ensuring continuity of service to the client.  
  • Assisting the PSS Manager in terms of scheduling, training plans, execution of training and ensuring routine tasks are completed on time, right first time.
  • Maintaining all documentation and systems related to their work in collaboration with the client personnel and their suppliers.
  • Ensuring any quality or productivity issues within the team are investigated and dealt with appropriately, initiating CAPA as soon as appropriate.
  • To be constantly aware of the client’s requirements and strive to meet or exceed those requirements keeping in mind the client process and deliverables.
  • To identify and communicate to PSS Management and the client areas for improvement or optimisation in order to improve efficiencies and provide a cost effective service.


  • At least 3 years GMP experience in a laboratory or e-system support environment.
  • Third level education in scientific discipline. 
  • Knowledge of and direct experience with laboratory e-systems (E.g. Empower 3) a distinct advantage.
  • Change control (especially utilising Trackwise) and equipment qualification experience preferred.
  • Good communication skills both internally and externally
  • Accuracy, attention to detail.
  • Good organisation of work space and time management.
  • Process improvement.

Remuneration Package

  • Developmental opportunities and career progression.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Location is easily accessible.
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Income protection and life assurance.
  • Annual discretionary bonus.
  • Free parking onsite.
  • Full use of the canteen facilities on the client site.
For more information on this position or other life sciences roles, please contact Sam Hennebry on 01-5927842 or hit the apply button below to send your CV. Alternatively, contact him directly via email; [email protected]
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