Collins McNicholas

Role Responsibilities:

  • Adhering to all company EHS guidelines and procedures with proactive involvement in laboratory safety initiatives.
  • Testing incoming raw material, in-process and finished product in strict accordance with procedures to support production and shipping deadlines.
  • Correct use and maintenance of various laboratory equipment.
  • Performing routine checks and calibration of laboratory equipment.
  • Set-up of all laboratory equipment in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Accurate preparation of all solutions required to support testing of product.
  • Training of colleagues in the use of laboratory equipment and procedures in the Analytical Services laboratories.
  • Performing laboratory validation and non-routine testing.
  • Providing technical backup and support to production as required, including project work, e.g. non-routine lab testing to support process validations, quality improvement efforts and customer complaints.
  • Archiving of laboratory data, logbooks and samples in accordance with procedures.
  • Controlling, issuing and maintaining laboratory documentation.
  • Updating, drafting and reviewing quality documentation such as test methods and standard operating procedures.
  • Participating in identified Continuous Improvement initiatives; cost, quality etc.
  • Maintaining laboratory inventory levels.
  • Performing other related quality duties as required.

Role Requirements:

  • General B.Sc./ Diploma in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years’ relevant laboratory testing experience.
  • Thorough, practical and persistent self-starter.
  • Strong motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Excellent problem-solving skills


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane on 021-4320675 or email

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