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Senior Pharma QC Analyst

Ref: 77126

  • 40,000-45,000
  • 12 May 2022
  • Tipperary
  • Permanent

Senior Pharma QC Analyst

About the Company

This company have set up a new Pharmaceutical Chemistry laboratory in Clonmel to add to their current extensive testing facility. The new Pharmaceutical Laboratory will provide contract testing of finished products to cGMP. This is a key role within the laboratory and is a genuine career opportunity for someone looking to enhance their career prospects and to join a market-leading company with highly ambitious growth plans in Ireland.

About the Position

Reporting to the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory Manager, 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 chemical and physical 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
  • Review junior analysts’ work to ensure compliance to company procedures
  • Write/revise SOPs and other laboratory documents such as deviations, change control 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
  • Lead Out of Specification and root cause analyses 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
  • 4 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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