Quality , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

QC Micro Analyst – Shift

  • Contract
  • Cork, County Cork, Ireland
  • 41990002

PE Global are recruiting a QC Micro Analyst for a leading multi-national client based in Cork.

This position will require the successful candidate to work on either a two-cycle or four-cycle shift and candidates should ideally be open to working either shift pattern.

Shift premium will be paid for the relevant shift pattern worked.

 Two-Cycle Shift is @ 20%:

Week 1 (Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun) Week 2 (Wed, Thurs) – 11 hour days (7am – 6pm).

Four Cycle Shift is @ 33%:

12 hour shifts (7-7); 2 days, 2 nights, 4 days off.


This position is responsible for carrying out tasks and projects related to raw material, utility, in process, release and stability testing of biotechnology products as required by Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

  • Performs routine and non-routine Microbiological testing activities as required.
    • Primary testing involved – Endotoxin, Bioburden and environmental monitoring.
    • Additional small tests such as TOC, pH, Conductivity & appearance
  • Ensure that all testing is completed, reviewed and approved within agreed turnaround times.
  • Ensures testing activities are carried out in compliance with product license commitments, cGMP and company quality standards
  • Actively participates in lean initiatives such as Kaizen, 5S and Gemba
  • Is an active member of the QC group and provide assistance with other group activities as required
  • Communicates relevant issues to the QC Team Leader promptly.


  • BSc (Honors) in a scientific/technical discipline.
  • Ideally a number of years experience in a similar testing role within the biological and/or pharmaceutical industry – particularly Endotoxin and Bioburden
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to operate as part of a team is critical.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV, marked for the attention of Niamh McDonald – Niamh.mcdonald@peglobal.net or 021 4297900

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