QC Microbiology Analyst

Job description

Microbiology Analyst

Our client, a multinational Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical company is looking for a Microbiology Analyst to join their growing team. This is a full- time, permanent position based in West Dublin.

Job responsibilities:

  • The QC Microbiology Analyst is responsible for performing environmental monitoring (EM) and microbiological/ analytical test methods on critical utilities, raw material, in-process intermediates
  • Ensure timely facilitation of incoming sample receipt
  • Execute microbiological and or analytical methods to facilitate in-process testing and final release testing such as Endotoxin, Mycoplasma, and Sterility supporting the release of biologics product
  • Execution of method validation/ suitability
  • Perform environmental monitoring sampling and testing of facilities, equipment, and critical utilities supporting the manufacture of product
  • Evaluate completed assay validity, calculate and summarize results, analyse data per expected ranges
  • Compilation and verification of trend analysis reports
  • Perform growth promotion of media and microbial identification testing
  • Provide input support to the progression of test method validation, investigations, technical studies and method transfer protocols
  • Oversee aseptic practices (growing, monitoring, cleaning and related training)
  • Participate in the technical transfer / validation of microbiocidal testing procedures including Mycoplasma, Sterility testing and Endotoxin testing
  • Ensure that any Out of Specification (OOS) OR Out of Trend (OOT) analytical results are managed

Job requirements:

  • Degree in Microbiology / or another relevant field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in Microbiology in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in a Biologics company
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience in aseptic techniques and working in Grade A/B facility
  • Experience of microbiological testing including Sterility, endotoxin, mycoplasma and environmental monitoring

If you would like to discuss this role, reach out to Louise Whitty on 021 2359140 /



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