QC Analyst - Bioassays - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 20 - 27 Per Hour

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2404-35256

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you an QC Analyst with experience of Cell based- Bioassays, Immunoassays, Cell Culture (use of cells to execute bioassays) and Aseptic Technique?

The is a contract role based on site in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin.

If you have the relevant experience, please forward your CV to karen@jobcontax.com for review or call 353 1 7978720 to discuss in confidence.

QC Analyst - Bioassays - Dublin

Job Description  

Our client is a leading international Biotechnology company with a state of the art aseptic manufacturing facility in Dun Laoighaire, South Dublin. 

The plant is one of the most dynamic in Ireland and is currently undergoing rapid expansion and capital investment. 

This is an excellent opportunity to get experience into Ireland's leading aseptic manufacturing plant.

Under minimal supervision, responsible for one or more of the following activities in QC including: Reagent management, media preparation, GMP document review and management, sample and data management and some analytical testing.

Contributes to team by ensuring the quality of the tasks/services provided by self.

Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects or activities within team

The role undertakes implementing continuous improvement projects and supporting a lean culture and Right First Time (RFT). 

The role also represents the QC unit by liaising with internal and external customers.

With a high degree of technical flexibility, work across diverse areas within the lab

Plan and perform routine tasks with efficiency and accuracy.

Review, evaluate, back-up/archive, and approve analytical data.

Troubleshoot, solve problems and communicate with stakeholders.

Participate in audits, initiatives, and projects that may be departmental or organizational in scope.

Evaluate lab practices for compliance and operational excellence improvement on a continuous basis.

Approve lab results

May participate in lab investigations.

May provide technical guidance.

May train others.

May contribute to regulatory filings.

May represent the department/organization on various teams

May interact with outside resources

Demonstrated ability to work independently and deliver right first time results

Works under minimal direction

Work is guided by objectives of the department or assignment

Follows procedures

Refers to technical standards, principles, theories and precedents as needed

May set project timeframes and priorities based on project objectives and ongoing assignments. 

Recognizes and escalates problems

Demonstrated leadership and communication skills

Auditing documentation and operation process

Demonstrated ability to interact with regulatory agencies.


Bachelor’s degree in a Biochemistry or Biology discipline.

2+ years of biopharmaceutical QC experience or related quality control or GMP laboratory experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry.

Experience with regulatory compliance in cGMP manufacturing and testing of pharmaceutical products.

Understanding and application of principles, concepts, theories and standards of GMP QC analytical laboratories. 

Deepens technical knowledge through exposure and continuous learning

Knowledge of related regulatory/industry considerations, compliance issues and/or scientific discovery

Some / limited experience in a wide variety of analytical techniques including but not limited to Cell-Based Potency Bioassays, Immunoassays, Cell Culture and Aseptic Technique

Take initiative to identify and drive improvements

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong Technical writing skills for GMP documentation (e.g. investigations, procedures, change controls)

Presentation skills

Escalate issues professionally and on a timely basis

Decision Making skills

Teamwork and Coaching others

Negotiation and Influence skills

Project Management and organizational skills, including ability to follow assignments through to completion


Contract role - Hourly rate €20 - €27 per hour

The initial contract duration 12 months with view to extend

Work location: Onsite requirement is 5 days a week as this is a lab-based role. 

There are no shift requirements. 

The core working hours are 08:30 to 17:00.


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a QC Analyst interested in roles based in Dublin , you can contact Karen by e-mail at Karen@jobcontax.com Karen or phone 353 1 9696683 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of QC Analysts in Dublin and Ireland.

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