Food , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Lead Analyst Microbiology

  • Full Time
  • Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 41961154

PE Global is currently recruiting for a Lead Analyst Microbiology for a leading multi-national client based in Carlow.

This is a permanent position.


  • Work with the PSS Manager to effectively coordinate and lead the PSS team so that productivity, quality, documentation, work schedules, safety and housekeeping are run at maximum efficiency.
  • Ensuring that the client gets the best possible service by continually reviewing best practice in relation to both commercial and quality issues and ensuring 100% ethical work standards and GMP compliance.
  • Set up a laboratory including drafting general standard operating procedures (SOP’s)and Micro specific SOPs
  • Work with Operations, Quality Assurance, and the Projects team on authoring qualification protocols
  • Oversee vendor qualification of equipment and manage equipment Performance Qualification projects
  • Manage Method qualification, method transfer and method verification for sterility, Bioburden and endotoxin and new product introduction
  • Review and QC release of laboratory reagents including biological indicators, microbiological cultures, media and endotoxin challenge vials
  • Provide support and subject matter expert knowledge in investigations associated with deviations
  • Notify the client representative, any anomalous or out of specification results and participate in the investigation as appropriate.
  •  Developing training materials and delivering training to other team members as required. Ensuring all training delivered is documented appropriately.


  • A Degree in Microbiology or related discipline.

Experience / Skills

  •  A minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience of Microbiology within a GMP environment
  • At least 1 years’ experience in a supervisory/leadership capacity is an advantage
  • Subject Matter Expert in applicable microbiological tests (Sterility, Endotoxin, Bioburden and method qualifications.
  • Laboratory Quality Systems, GLIMS and SAP

Full understanding of requirements for working in a GMP environment


Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Niamh McDonald on +353 21 4520313 or alternatively send an up-to-date CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***


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