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Senior Microbiologist

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Senior Microbiologist

About Your New Employer

There's never been a better time to be a part of Boston Scientific. This is an exciting moment: when a legacy of industry leadership intersects with the promise of a brilliant future. Today, with a workforce of 23,000 and an impressive portfolio of 13,000 products, Boston Scientific are at the forefront of the medical device industry – leading, evolving and transforming it into bolder and more amazing territories. 

About Your New Job

  • You will demonstrate commitment to the Quality Policy  through the daily execution of sound quality practices and the maintenance of an effective quality system.
  • You will be responsible for maintaining a full understanding and complying with all the regulations governing the quality system.
  • You will supervise functional control of the laboratory to ensure a compliant, cost effective and efficient service is provided.
  • Your job is to perform final review and approval of laboratory results, protocols, reports, SOPs.
  • You will provide technical guidance/ trouble shooting in the event of equipment failure, NCEs or out of specification results.
  • Consult on quality and microbiological issues, support problem solving and resolution, and provide quality management advice and counsel to customers for related laboratory testing needs.
  • You will represent the laboratory on cross functional project teams as required.
  • It's your job to co-ordinate the Environmental Control testing (water/air & surface microbial/air particulate) of controlled areas within the plant according to documented procedures.
  • You will Support validation of new and existing products to ensure compliance with current microbiology regulatory standards.
  • You will leed laboratory projects for continuous improvement within the laboratory.
  • You are responsible for training and development of laboratory staff. 
  • Selection and recruitment of analytical staff in conjunction with human resources.
  • Conduct performance reviews of direct report

What You Need

  • NFQ Level 8 (240 Credits) qualification in a STEM discipline
  • A minimum of 4 years experience in microbiology in regulated environment, ideally within the Medical Device industry or another highly regulated environment.
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems Regulations, ISO guidelines and good laboratory practices.
  • Thorough knowledge in the external regulatory requirements (QSR, ISO, EN) in the following subjects: microbial environmental monitoring, contamination control and quality assurance.

What's on Offer

In addition to all statutory entitlements and a meaningful job where you help save lives, you will get: 

  • 10% Annual Bonus
  • Fully covered Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Pension Scheme
  • Stock Ownership Programme 
  • Flexitime
  • Career Progression Opportunities 

What’s Next​

Apply for your new job now by clicking the apply button, or contact Dean Flynn at Sigmar Recruitment for more information T: +353 91 455306 E: dflynn@sigmar.ie   

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