Search Options
View Cache (Job ID 13849666)
Employer ICDS Recruitment
Job Title Microbiologist

Microbiologist - County Waterford.

Job Purpose: To be part of a new Microbiology function in a state of the art start up Fill Finish facility. Assisting the introduction of methods, practices and procedures to both QC and production and helping to ensure aseptic and sterility assurances principle are implemented and maintained from project phase to routine operation.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Health, Safety and the Environment:
a. Comply with legislative requirements for construction projects.
b. Comply at all times with Health, Safety and Environmental policy and procedure.
c. Continuously promote a positive safety culture by challenging yourself and others to prioritize safety in everything you do.

2. Quality Compliance
a. Ensure all work is carried out in compliance with GMP, GLP and regulatory standards and guidance.
b. Ensure all work is documented in accordance with the highest GMP standards including maintenance of data integrity at all times.

3. Laboratory
a. Assist with introduction and validation of all Microbiology methods in house including but not limited to Environmental Monitoring, Identifications, Growth Promotion, Sterility, Endotoxin (rapid method), Microbial Limit Testing, Biological Indicators
b. Reading of plates, data review, trending.
c. Assessment of trends and communication of findings to other departments.
d. Investigating of out of specification results.
e. Performance of laboratory sampling and testing.

4. Production

a. Provide technical knowledge and guidance on aseptic assurance, sterility assurance and trending as applicable to the production environment for the duration of the project and during routine operation
b. Participate in Operational Readiness for the duration of the project.
c. Participate in risk assessments as required.
d. Assist in the provision of oversight during Media Fills.
e. Provide support during production investigations.

5. Delegation
a. Provide support and back up to the Senior Microbiologist and take on delegated tasks/projects as required.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience Sought:

1. Qualified to a minimum of Degree level in Microbiology or Biological Sciences
2. Demonstrated interest in the application of Microbiology principles to industrial settings.
3. Demonstrated ability in the performance of QC Microbiology methods (in industry or other settings including college projects)
4. Awareness of regulatory standards and how they apply to Pharmaceutical Microbiology
5. Experience working in a cross-functional team environment

This job originally appeared on
Location Waterford
Date Added 70 days ago
Apply Link