QC Analyst

  • Reference: CJ46435
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Achieves competency in laboratory methods and procedures. 
  • Trains other QC analysts in laboratory methods and procedures when required
  • Performs analytical testing activities in relation to method validation and technical transfer activities to ensure that all methods meet ICH, USP and EP guidelines. 
  • Executes validation, operation, maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting of equipment and its associated software. 
  • Writes, executes, reports and reviews IQ/OQ and PQ protocols to ensure that all relevant equipment is qualified for cGMP use. 
  • Performs routine and non-routine analytical testing activities. 
  • Review and approval (where appropriate) of laboratory test results. 
  • Ensures that testing and results approval are completed within agreed turnaround times. 
  • Writes and reviews laboratory TMs, SOPs and WIs as directed by company policy. 
  • Ensures QC activities are carried out in compliance with product license commitments, cGMP and company quality standards. 
  • Is an active member of the QC group and provide assistance with other group activities as required and communicates relevant issues to the QC Team Leader and Manager 
  • Deals with non-conformances/ deviations in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Deputizes for the QC Team Leader as appropriate. 
  • Maintains and develops knowledge of analytical technology as well as cGMP standards. 
  • In process control testing and activities to support the production units. 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A third level qualification of a scientific/technical discipline is required. 
  • Knowledgeable of FDA/EMEA regulatory requirements applicable to biologics and/or pharmaceuticals. 
  • Builds strong productive relationships. 
  • Demonstrates ability to work with teams and individuals 
  • Asserts personal ideas and opinions using persuasion to influence others 
  • Seeks opportunities to grow and develop professionally 
  • Uses best practices to improve business operations 
  • Holds self-accountable for compliant and flawless execution
  • Takes personal responsibility for decisions that successfully build customer value 
  • Effectively manages and adapts to change 
  • Demonstrates the courage to stand alone on ideas and opinions that differ from others 
  • Listens effectively and remains open to other’s ideas. 
  • Works effectively with people that have diverse styles, talents and ideas 
  • Maintains the highest standards of ethical behaviour 
  • Treats people with dignity and respect 


Significant Environmental, Health and Safety Considerations: 

  • All employees are required to comply with the requirements of the company’s Environmental Health and Safety Policy, Safety Statement, associated EHS Procedures and local legislation. 
  • Take reasonable care to protect his or her own and the safety of their colleagues who may be affected by their actions. 
  • Comply with EHS rules and procedures always. 
  • Understand the potential EHS impact of their activities 
  • Attend and participate in EHS training as required 
  • Use PPE and safety equipment as required. 
  • Report all incidents, accidents, and near miss events. 
  • Report unsafe plant, equipment, acts, procedures or issues 
  • Make suggestions to improve health and safety in the workplace. 
  • Actively participate in work area EHS teams. 
  • Not turn a ‘blind eye’ to unsafe acts or situations


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Laura Jevens on 021 4911060 or email laura.jevens@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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