Quality , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Lab Systems Specialist

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Carlow
  • 41825180

PE Global is currently recruiting for a QC Lab Systems Integration Specialist for a client site in Carlow –


To provide technical knowledge and complete the execution for the integration of Laboratory instruments with other systems such as LIMS while ensuring the continued manufacture and supply of quality pharmaceutical products in meeting the Manufacturing Division (MMD) priorities of: Compliance, Supply, Strategy and Profit Plan.

The Laboratory systems integration Specialist has the responsibility for managing and executing projects primarily related to integrating laboratory standalone systems with other MMD software including LIMS and Empower without direct supervision. This includes managing and completing projects from end to end. This will include at minimum Change control, execution of User Acceptance Testing (UAT), procedure creation, LIMS static data building, training and all other required activities to implement the integration solution. The role may also be required to act as LIMS Site Administrator, for the site Laboratories and is required to be a subject matter expert in these areas. The role supports all internal customers including all Quality labs and Automation & IT. The role also supports external customers when required such as other sites linked to Carlow and Global functions. A high level of self-motivation, knowledge, enthusiasm and drive is required.


Principal Accountabilities:


  • Management of Lab projects for instrument integration from end to end including the physical execution of the project requirements
  • An efficient support to all departments at Carlow including QC Microbiology, Quality Control and Quality Operations lab for issues pertaining to LIMS and Instrument integration and to be a subject matter expert for these areas.
  • Deliver training to all employees on the integrated systems.
  • Development and testing of LIMS static data builds. Create LIMS static data standard in relation to instrument integration
  • Provide technical support to all users at Carlow. Liaise with Global systems working groups.
  • Ensures data integrity requirements is incorporated and verified through the project implementation.
  • Represent Carlow in relation to Laboratoy systems and implementation in conjunction with global teams.
  • Management of system Change Controls.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in relation to Laboratory Systems.
  • Actively identifies and progresses continuous improvement opportunities. Ensures strict adherence to site policies/procedure and good manufacturing practices.
  • Coach and guide colleagues onsite and in the network on the use of Laboratory Systems.
  • Interpret customer needs, assess requirements and identify solutions to non-standard requests.
  • Ensure highest safety standards.
  • Required to   comply   with   Global   Policies,   Procedures   and   Guidelines,   regulatory requirements and execute current Good manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in the performance of day to day activities and all applicable job functions. 
  • Acts a LIMS Site Administrator providing support to the relevant departments to ensure LIMS builds are created in accordance with product/ material testing schedules.
  • Performs assessments and provides overview of systems from a data integrity perspective ensuring the highest standards are maintained.
  • Work collaboratively to drive a safe and compliant culture in Carlow.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned.



Typical Minimum Education:

  • Bachelors Degree or higher preferred; ideally in Science/IT or a closely related discipline

Typical Minimum Experience:

  • Considerable experience and critical skills in the area of expertise that add value to the business; ideally in Laboratory Systems setting. Preferably Lab IT, Instrument Integration and LIMS.
  • Change Management Skills (CEM) with continuous improvements.


  • Excellent knowledge and experience of LIMS and Lab Instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of regulatory/ code requirements to Irish, European and International Codes, Standards and Practices.
  • Empower knowledge and experience is desired
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and job related computer applications required
  • Laboratory Quality System
  • Report, standards, policy writing skills required


Reports to:  Laboratory QC Systems & Instrumentation Manager



Interested candidates should submit an updated CV, marked for the attention of Audrey

audrey.mccarthy@peglobal.net  or  00353 21 4297900

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