QC Microbiologist

€23 - €25 per hour
  1. Contract
  2. Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  3. Ireland
Waterford, Republic of Ireland
Posting date: 23 May 2024

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Proclinical is seeking a dedicated Microbiologist to provide essential microbiological support across various departments. This role involves conducting microbiological testing to ensure the safety, quality, purity, and stability of products, components, and in-process stages. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to become highly skilled within a flexible microbiology team and gain comprehensive experience in all areas crucial to running a microbiology department. This role is based in Waterford and is a full-time office based position.


  • Conduct microbiological testing and support other sectors of the company including Microbiologists and Manufacturers.
  • Review and manage documentation.
  • Supply technical guidance to the QC Microbiology Team and external departments.
  • Execute QC-Micro testing, including water sampling, growth promotion, identifications, sterility testing, environmental monitoring, and plate reading.
  • Ensure compliance with cGMP and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives in the lab.
  • Represent QC Micro at cross-functional meetings.
  • Provide audit support as needed.
  • Support projects as required.
  • Maintain safety standards and report any safety issues or concerns.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree in Science or related area (Microbiology, Pharmacy, Chemistry, or Biochemistry preferred).
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Understanding of site KPI's.
  • Knowledge of quality management systems.
  • Motivated, ambitious, and goal-oriented individual.
  • Experience in Microbiology in a GMP facility, ideally in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry, would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Experience in performing plate reading, water testing, endotoxin testing, sterility testing, requalification's, or knowledge of use and maintenance of microbiological equipment would be beneficial.

Interested or know someone who might be? Reach out to Connie Prince using the following:

✉️ c.prince@proclinical.com

📞 020 3398 5827

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