Microbiology Lead

Science & Pharmaceutical
Science & Pharmaceutical

Our client in Mayo, is looking to hire a Microbiology Lead. 


  • Establish and maintain a fully operational Microbiology Laboratory to analyse samples and relevant equipment and facilities on the site.
  • Perform Sterility testing, Environmental Monitoring, Water testing, Microbial Limit testing, Bioburden testing.
  • Qualification/Validation of test methods.
  • Carry out Quality Control Checks.
  • Assist in Laboratory Investigations.
  • Trending of Laboratory Data.
  • Proactively identify and implement Microbiology Laboratory process improvements..
  • Support the Senior Project Director, to ensure the company meets its key strategic objective.
  • Assist with the decontamination/fumigation of isolators/rooms/equipment etc.
  • Responsible for record keeping to ensure compliance with SOPs.
  • Responsible for providing accurate microbiological data.


  • BSc in Microbiology or relevant science discipline.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience working in a regulated Microbiology Laboratory.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Team Player who can collaboratively work with cross-functional groups.
  • High energy and resilience level, team building skills and an ability to anticipate and address potential technical issues.
  • Strong IT skills i.e. very familiar with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • GMP experience.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Mark Whelan.



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