QC Analyst | Collins McNicholas

QC Analyst

  • Reference: CJ43318yyyy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork city, Munster
  • Category: Production

This position will be responsible for but not including the following: ]

Analysis of materials:

  • Execute analysis of raw materials, in-process material, and finished product in compliance with schedule.
  • Complete analysis in accordance with SOP and standard methods.
  • Calculation of results and reporting of data, including trend analysis as required.
  • Execute analysis of water, cleaning samples etc as required.

Carry out routine maintenance activities for QC systems:

  • Execute calibrations and PM of equipment as required to ensure equipment is appropriate for use for analysis.
  • Co-ordinate maintenance schedules with external suppliers to ensure compliance with schedule and in house procedures.
  • Preparation of all solutions, reagents etc. associated with analysis.
  • Execute stock control on laboratory consumables including reagents, solvents to ensure there is adequate supply to execute tasks. Complete purchase orders as required and manage materials on receipt.
  • Participate in the preparation of QC documents including SOPs, specifications, methods
  • Participate in training and development activities to ensure that new technologies are applied and that skill level is developed.
  • Execute validation studies and transfer studies to ensure equipment, methods and personnel are appropriately qualified.
  • Participate in QC and site projects by representing QC so as to provide an appropriate service to other departments

Meet the Quality & Safety Standards:

  • Ensure QC activities are executed in line in in-house procedures and in compliance with requirements of cGMP.
  • Ensure QC activities are executed in line with safety requirements and good laboratory practice.
  • Keep work area clean and tidy.
  • Keep up to date on regulatory development and standards by accessing in house library, accessing current Pharmacopoeias etc.
  • Participation in investigations into failures, out of trends and out of specifications as required.
  • Reporting and communication:

– By reporting and communication to QC supervisor and or manager in timely fashion any events or incidents.
– By participation in preparation of QC reports.
– By completing checking of data to ensure accuracy and compliance.


  • Degree in Analytical Science or Equivalent 


  • 2-3 years’ experience in GMP lab environment (preferably solid dose pharma)
  • Direct experience of HPLC analysis an advantage, but strong raw materials testing experience would be considered

Experience of protein handling and ELISA analysis will be an advantage



For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Rory Walsh on 021 4911063 or email rory.walsh@collinsmcnicholas.ie

For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website www.collinsmcnicholas.ie

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