QC Analyst

  • Reference: D47140
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Wicklow
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Our client:

  • A leading contract lab that provides testing and research services to clients in the environmental, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries.
  • Looking for someone to join their award-winning professional scientific services programme.
  • Our client offers excellent career opportunities for people that can combine excellent technical ability with first class interpersonal and communication skills.

Function of the Role:

  • Perform analysis of pharmaceutical raw materials, drug substance, and finished product and produce accurate results within an acceptable timeframe.
  • Maintain quality expertise and cGMP compliance at all times.

Responsibilities Involved:

  • Provide analytical testing across a range of techniques (including HPLC, UV, IR, GC, and KF).
  • Provide analytical support in troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrate problem solving in delivering process and analytical understanding.
  • To participate in the preparation of reports.
  • To document data as dictated by current client policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that the customer gets the best possible service by continually reviewing best practice in relation to both commercial and quality issues.
  • Ensuring 100% ethical work standards and GMP compliance in the Technical Services lab.
  • To perform analysis on other QC samples in accordance with customer procedures.
  • To revise SOPs as required by the Lead Analyst or client representative.
  • To update any relevant documentation when requested.
  • Identify any opportunities for improvement of quality and service, and work with the team to implement continuous improvement.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • An Honour’s degree in Analytical Chemistry or a related discipline.
  • Must have at least 2 – 4 years relevant experience of pharmaceutical analysis in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Good foundation and experience with traditional analytical techniques as well as modern instrumental equipment (HPLC, UV, IR, GC, Karl Fischer). 
  • Strong understanding of basic chromatographic techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of the requirements for working in a GMP environment.
  • Experience working a lab environment with some supervision and be capable of developing solutions to problems.


The Ideal Candidate Will:

  • Have the ability to communicate clearly and to form strong working relationships with colleagues.
  • Be willing to use both internal and external experiences and incorporate them into relevant improvements.
  • Ability to switch priorities at short notice is desired.
  • Be organised, accurate and have strong documentation skills.
  • Passionate about quality and customer service.

Interested? Contact us!

  • For more information on Collins McNicholas, contact one of our six branches across Ireland in DublinCorkGalwaySligoAthloneLimerick


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