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Senior Microbiologist

Senior Microbiologist

Job description

About Your New Employer

  • World leading Biopharma company, currently ranked in the Top 5 Biopharma companies globally.
  • In Ireland, our client has been recognised as the Pharma Industry Company of the Year and is listed in the top 3 Best Large Workplaces in Ireland.

About Your New Job

  • The Senior Microbiologist (SM) will be tasked with supervising laboratory technicians and the lab. They will also be responsible for Coordinator Schedules, vacations, and holidays of laboratory technicians.
  • You will be expected to plan and coordinate analysis of products, raw material, in-process samples, final bulk, final product samples, and water samples.
  • The SM will review the plant Environmental Monitoring program results and report it to management.
  • The SM will be expected to write department reports to management concerning the environmental conditions of the manufacturing area.
  • Gives technical guidance to laboratory technicians to efficiently solve situations related to the analytical nature of the tests. Proficiently utilizes all instruments and equipment in the microbiology laboratory.
  • Maintains sample authorization flow to keeps the LIMS system updated for trend analysis.
  • Develops, writes, implements, and audits the Basic Operation Procedures to ensure compliance with FDA CGMP's Corporate, and Divisional requirements.
  • Performs QC lab audits. Maintains adequate materials and supplies inventory.
  • Performs analytical effort required for special problem solving arising from production, R & D, Q.A., and facility/equipment validation studies. Maintaining excellent communication with Lab Coordinators to manage the lab priorities including the completion of the EM program, product release, and reinstatements, among others.
  • Assures all QC lab technicians complete training program for new or improved methodology.

What Skills you Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in science.
  • Three years supervision experience in laboratory areas.
  • Basic knowledge of governmental regulations and pharmaceutical compendia (USP, EP, BP, etc.) Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Good statistical and scientific knowledge. These include laboratory troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. Know and/or understand monitoring methods.

What’s on Offer

  • Permanent position with a competitive salary.
  • Annual Bonus.
  • Healthcare
  • Career progression opportunities.

What’s Next

  • Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now" button or call me, Ben Byrne on +353 1 4744688.
  • Or if the job isn’t quite right but you are looking for something similar, please get in touch.

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