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Plant Microbiologist

Job Title: Plant Microbiologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 96547
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Telephone: 086 8395533

Plant Microbiologist
Our client, a Medical Device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an Plant Microbiologist or their site.

Education & Experience:
  • A degree in Microbiology or a related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in microbiology experience in a regulated environment
  • Experience in an FDA-regulated environment preferred
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems Regulations, ISO guidelines and good laboratory practices
  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Thorough knowledge in the external regulatory requirements (QSR, ISO, EN) in the following subjects: microbial environmental monitoring, contamination control, and quality assurance.

  • Consult on quality and microbiological issues, support problem solving and resolution, and provide quality management advice and counsel to customers for related laboratory testing needs.
  • Owns and maintains the microbiology environmental monitoring program
  • Review and trending of Environmental Control testing (water/air/surface microbial) of controlled areas within the plant according to documented procedures.
  • Oversees the investigation and review of alert and action limit investigations as needed and implements corrective action as appropriate.
  • Provide technical guidance/ trouble shooting in the event of equipment failure, NCEs or out of specification results.
  • Participate in the investigation of laboratory investigations as needed and implements corrective action as appropriate
  • Support new product introductions by participating as the microbiology functional team member.
  • Participate in cleaning and process validation activities involving microbiology as needed.
  • Final review and approval of protocols, reports, SOP’s etc.
  • Microbiology representation and participation in cross functional site meetings.
  • Participate in regulatory Inspections
  • Proactively identifies and implements improvements and lean initiatives.

For further information on this Plant Microbiologist role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 086 8395533 /

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