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Quality Control Analyst

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 22980

Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company dedicated to upholding the highest quality standards in their industry. With a commitment to growth and excellence, they are currently seeking a Quality Control Analyst to join their dynamic team based in Portlaoise.The Quality Control Analyst will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Analytical

Laboratory and activities associated with the analytical testing, approval and release of

Company products. The QC Analyst will be responsible for the timely and accurate testing of

compendial testing of a variety of samples in a GMP environment, offering input and support to

colleagues. The QC Analyst will report into the QC Supervisor.

Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  •  Analytical testing, communicating of results with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Support cross-training and development of colleagues.

  • Provide support to manufacturing with proactive, positive communication

  • Support laboratory quality systems, including OOS and OOT result data

  • Support method development and validation studies

  • Support Validation studies

  • Ensure equipment is calibrated and maintained per schedule for Laboratory

  • Ensure laboratory data is accurate and retained per company’s requirements

  • Support investigations of non-conforming product, out of specification product and customer complaints.

  • Support the management of water quality monitoring and testing

  • Maintain high Environmental Health and Safety standards

  • Support company and department goals, projects, and performance

  • Communicate with Third party testing laboratories where applicable

  •  Other duties as required by the QC Supervisor


  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary industrial environment

  • Strong people skills and a positive attitude required

  • Ability to work with counterparts in multiple departments to accomplish company’s goals.

  • Strong problem-solving, decision making, prioritization & trouble-shooting skills

Requirements Include:

  • BSc in Chemistry or Biotechnology or a related discipline; equivalent Quality experience in an ISO9001/GMP environment may be considered.

  • 1-2 years minimum experience in a GMP environment is preferred.

Whats on offer:

  • Performance Bonus

  • Health Insurance:         

  • Performance Bonus     

  • Pension:                          

  • 25 days Holidays:                           

For a full job description and confidential discussion on this role please contact: Gillian Nicholson