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QC Analyst

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
  • Contact Email: rory.walsh@collinsmcnicholas.ie
  • Job Ref: 18109

Fantastic permanent opportunity for QC Analyst in a new pharma Lab in Cork.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in authoring procedures for the use of analytical equipment and to describe laboratory ways of working. Participates in suitable training where required to adopt new practices.
  • Review standard operating procedures (SOP's), laboratory methods, control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) assessments, laboratory investigational reports, validation protocols, Risk assessments, reports & protocols.
  • Routine Quality Control (QC) testing in accordance with registered methods and current Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Investigative testing in support of root cause investigations for issues that arise within the Supply Chain
  • Analytical method development, validation and transfer to support product lifecycle improvement activities across the Supply Chain
  • Following validated or experimental analytical procedures and is capable of performing complex laboratory analysis of APIs, raw materials and excipient.
  • Analyses data and records data/results in adherence with the client’s SOP's.
  • Takes a role in batch/job approval process. As part of this, is responsible for verifying the quality and accuracy of analytical results and determines if material meets pre-defined acceptance criteria as per relevant SOP's, customer acceptance criteria, methodology, protocol and product specifications.
  • Maintaining an up to date training record whilst identifying requirements for further training as required to support areas of responsibility.
  • Ensures analytical knowledge and access to systems is up to date for all relevant equipment and techniques and will seek refresher training as required.
  • Works on long term objectives to deliver specific improvements or embed changes within the laboratory. Takes ownership of project from concept to delivery, providing progress updates throughout lifetime of project.

Candidate Requirements:

  • BSc in Chemistry or a related discipline is required.
  • A minimum of 1-4 years’ relevant experience in a regulated laboratory.
  • Has experience of the analysis of APIs, raw materials and excipients and the associated analytical techniques that may include chromatographic (HPLC, GC, IC), spectroscopic (IR, LC-MS, ICP-OES, Atomic Absorption), physical properties (particle size analysis) and/or pharmacopoeial testing.




For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Rory Walsh.

Rory Walsh

087 1269567