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QC Bioassay Analyst (shift)

Reference:RK20672 Location: Carlow
Qualification:DegreeExperience:2-3 Years
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: QC Analyst

QC Bioassay Analyst (shift)
11 Months

We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with an award-winning Pharmaceutical organization based in Carlow. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.


  • Perform and review a range of techniques such as immunoassays, cell-based potency bioassays and aseptic techniques as part of routine and non-routine testing and project work to ensure processes and end products comply with corporate and regulatory requirements to facilitate product release.
  • Work as directed by the Bioassay Manager / Associate Director, according to Company safety policies, cGMP and cGLP.
  • Required to drive compliance with our Global policies, procedures and guidelines and regulatory requirements and execute Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in the performance of day-to-day activities and all applicable job functions.
  • Required to comply with our Global Policies, Procedures and Guidelines, regulatory requirements and execute current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in the performance of day-to-day activities and all applicable job functions.
  • Ensure that all Quality Systems within the department are adhered to on a daily basis.
  • Operate as part of the QC team performing the allocated testing and laboratory-based duties.
  • Ensure timely completion of all assigned data processing and reviewing.
  • Ensure timely completion of Laboratory Investigation Reports and deviations through site procedures
  • Participate in the timely generation of trend data, investigations, nonconformances, validation protocols, reports in support of method validation/verifications and equipment qualifications.
  • Participate in QC Tier 1 daily meetings and ensure effective communication of testing progress, deviations etc.
  • Peer review testing documentation and ensuring data integrity compliance and QC Right First Time KPIs are achieved.
  • Review, approve and trend test results where applicable,
  • Participate in the laboratory aspects of OOS investigations.
  • Provide support with audit/inspection requirements to ensure department compliance/readiness.
  • Drive continuous improvement, perform root cause analysis on system failures and substandard equipment performance, using standard tools and methods, to resolve machine and system issues e.g. FMEA, Fishbone diagrams, 5 why's etc,

Education and Experience :
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred; ideally in a science related discipline.
  • Laboratory Quality Systems experience
  • Understanding of Lean Six Sigma Methodology preferred.
  • Immunoassay and cell culture experience preferable

If interested in this posting please feel free to contact Rachel Kent on +353 (0)87 427 8808 or [email protected] for further information.