Senior Microbiologist


Category: Pharmaceutical / Science
Job Type: Full Time

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An expanding Biopharma site in Cork is hiring a Senior Microbiologist to operate in a very strong technical position. This position requires someone with strong Microbiology experience to provide multidisciplinary expertise and technical support to the Analytical Sciences team and commercial testing laboratories.

About the Job:

Responsible for leading the effective and efficient running of Microbiology Projects both globally and locally
Analytical Method Transfers, Validations, Verifications, Investigations and Change Control.
Demonstrate a high level of technical leadership, collaboration, and coaching
Deliver technical excellence for analytical method stabilisation and process optimisation studies
Good knowledge of working practices required for working in a Microbiology laboratory (e.g. Bioburden, Endotoxin, Sterility testing etc.)
Support assay optimisation/investigations within the Microbiology area
Technology Transfer
Lead the delivery of projects whilst adhering to project timelines through the use of project management tools
Lead cross-functional problem-solving teams for troubleshooting, and investigations within local Quality, other MSD Sites and contract laboratories as required.
Commissioning and Qualification of various lab equipment and design and execution of assay and equipment validation studies and ongoing monitoring.
Prepare, review and approval of technical documents, procedures, CAPAs, change control, deviations, metrics, etc.

About You:

Minimum of a BSc in a relevant Science discipline. Ph.D./M.Sc. qualification (Science) Preferred
Experience with leading analytical method validations/Verifications
Self-motivated and ability to work as part of a team with good project management Skills
High level written and verbal communications with advanced PC skills
Knowledge and experience of operating in a development and commercial lab environment.
Equipment commissioning and qualification.

For more on the role call Nigel on 021 4221000 or send your CV for consideration.

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