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QC Microbiologist Job
Location: Waterford

My client, a leading pharmaceutical company based in County Waterford, currently has an opening for a full time permanent Senior Microbiology Analyst in their Microbiology Pharmaceutical department.


  • Meet customer requirements and ensure customer has obtained their report in timely manner.
  • Perform ad-hoc tasks in the laboratory or perform the particular types of analysis assigned to them.
  • Develop and validate new tests and procedures for the company and customers.
  • Complete specific technological projects and write the results of these projects accurately, confidentially and on time for customers.
  • Sign all technical documents once training in this task is successfully completed. This includes laboratory reports, SOPs, protocols, investigation reports and any other documentation issued.
  • Authorise customer work from Analysts.
  • Deputise for supervisors / managers, as required.
  • Act as a mentor to less experienced Analysts.
  • Provide cover for other members of staff if required and for taking part in the companys weekend rota and/or overtime schedule.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed on time, accurately and legibly.


  • A degree or diploma in Microbiology or a related discipline is desirable.
  • At least 2-3 years experience in a GMP analytical laboratory.
  • Water Environmental Monitoring, Sampling & Sterility.
  • Good team player, organised, accurate, have strong documentation skills
  • Quality and service driven.
  • Good communication.

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