QC Specialist - Biotech - Waterford

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1908-19275

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a QC Specialist with 2+ years experience in a GLP Lab?

Would you like to work for a multinational Biopharmaceutical company based in Waterford?

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 Specialist - Biotech - Waterford


JobContax is a preferred supplier to one of the world's leading Healthcare companies. 

With major capital investment happening in their Waterford plant, this is an exciting time to join the team. 

Job Description

Contribute to the continued success of our QC department by providing analytical services to support our diverse manufacturing operations.

Engage with our Continuous Improvement programme to share your ideas and experience to further optimise our laboratory function.

Comply with all regulatory and safety guidelines to protect yourself, your colleagues and our patients.

Provide analytical chemistry services and support to Site

Effective interaction with other departments on matters related to raw materials, intermediates and finished batch releases.  

In particular, close contact maintained with Quality Assurance Production, Engineering and Planners

Maintain, update and issue chemical methods, specifications and SOP’s in compliance to pharmacopoeial and regulatory requirements

Assist with training of the analysts in areas of expertise and knowledge and in new methods, SOP’s and updates

Trend such results, record on COA’s where required and complete OOS’s investigations on a timely basis

Support new product introduction projects


Degree in Science (Chemistry or Biochemistry preferred). 

Post-graduate studies as appropriate to augment primary degree

Operational experience of quality laboratories in a fast moving manufacturing environment

Detailed knowledge of quality management systems, pharmaceutical manufacturing operations, requirements for cGLP, pharmacopoeial methods and stability

Understand relevant quality/compliance regulations

Can manage projects to plan/budget


Salary Negotiable depending on experience

Excellent benefits package

Flexible working hours

Further education opportunities

Working Hours: Monday to Thursday: 08:00 to 16:30. Friday: 08:00 to 15:30 with opportunities to work flexible hours


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact him by e-mail karen@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-7978720


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