Lab Equipment Specialist

Job Overview

Lab Instrumentation Specialist-Perm

GMP experience essential

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Lab Instrumentation Specialist to carry out Instrument Qualification/Validation within a QC Lab .

This company has much to offer its employees:

  • A career development and training programme that allows employees to expand their skills and abilities to keep up with changing technology.
  • Fast track training opportunities.
  • A good range of benefits - Pension, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance, Bonus Scheme, Educational Assistance, Employee Assistance Programme, etc.


  • Establish best in class IQ/OQ/PQ processes and execution for laboratory instrumentation and controlled temperature units.
  • Develop and write protocols for instrument qualification/validation studies.
  • Assist in performing instrument qualification/validation experiments.
  • Help troubleshoot instrument performance issues.
  • Work with the vendor to schedule and complete necessary repairs.
  • Complete instrument related documents on behalf of QC.
  • Collaborate with Engineering/Metrology department to ensure equipment
    calibrations are completed on time.
  • Develop a working knowledge of all software platforms in QC and troubleshoot them as necessary - for example Empower, SoftMax Pro.
  • Tabulate results and write summary reports of instrument and software uses and qualification studies.
  • Help to organize the new instrument evaluation and purchase activity.
  • Present status updates at group and possibly at interdepartmental meetings.
  • Produce and maintain accurate and GMP compliant records.
  • Write SOPs relevant to laboratory instrument and software operation.
  • May perform routine quality control in-process, release, and stability testing, as needed.


  • BSc. BA in Chemistry or Biology
  • 3 - 5 years relevant experience in a cGMP environment is essential
  • Experience with executing IQ/OQ/PQ protocols
  • Administering software databases and working knowledge of change control in the pharmaceutical industry would be benefical

For more information please call Felicity 086 7821714

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