Senior Microbiologist

Job description


Job Responsibilities Include :

  • Design & Set-up of new Microbiological Laboratory
  • Validation and Qualification of equipment
  • Develop Microbiological Laboratory procedures
  • Responsible for Microbiological testing of finish product
  • Responsible for Microbiological monitoring of utilities
  • Carry out environmental and material microbiological tests as required (bioburden, endotoxin)
  • Define and update procedures for plant relative to microbiological and environmental monitoring
  • Establish & Train laboratory staff in operational tests
  • Test method transfer of microbiological methods


Education required for job:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree qualification in Biology or Microbiology (M.Sc. preferred)


Required Skills/Experience:

  • A thorough knowledge of aseptic and sterile processes together with experience within a GMP environment
  • 3 -5 years’ (minimum) experience in microbiology is a requirement & working in a sterile/aseptic/pharma environment is a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in supporting regulatory inspections HPRA, FDA etc is an advantage
  • Experience in cleaning validation is an advantage

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please contact Clara on 01 4744676 or email