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Senior Microbiologist

Ref: 9222247

  • €40,000 - €65,000
  • 26 Apr 2021
  • Waterford
  • Perm

A growing company require a Microbiologist with experience in Sterility Testing for their state of the art laboratory. The role will require a broad skillset; both SME knowledge of microbiological and sterility testing methods but also project management and supervisory skills. Ideally you would be considered a technical expert with a thorough understanding of the portfolio and be considered exceptionally proficient in two or more microbiology techniques Being the key leader for the project you will have the opportunity to shape its development and contribute directly to it's success. On offer is a negotiable salary and benefits package. Alongside that you will have a dynamic and supportive work environment on a day shift with no weekend work. You'll need to bring highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills alongside excellent interpersonal skills with a confident and assertive manner, meticulous record keeping and be conscientious and reliable.

About the Job:

  • Sterility testing, Bacterial Endotoxin analysis as per Pharmacopoeia, TVC and pathogen analysis, Preservative efficacy analysis.
  • Environmental monitoring, trending and identifying species
  • Method Validation including inhibiting cephalosporins.
  • Perform identification of microorganisms.
  • Provide technical advice to clients.
  • Ensure adequate supplies of materials and consumables are available to support projects.
  • Ensure that activities are scheduled to provide an accurate and timely service to support business requirements.
  • Identify incidents of out of specification results and inform their Line Manager. Assist in investigations as required.
  • Ensure that laboratory equipment remains in calibration and functions as required.
  • About You:
  • Degree or higher in Microbiology
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a relevant testing environment
  • Some Supervision or Project Lead experience
  • SME in testing methods
  • EU Passport or valid work visa for Ireland
  • For more on the role call Nigel on 021 4221000 or 087 3618142 or send your CV for consideration.