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Quality Control Analyst

Job Title: Quality Control Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 95777
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 021 2066287 / 0860449371

Quality Control Analyst

Who are the client
  • Our client is a Cork based expanding pharmaceutical company and are seeking a QC Analyst on an initial 6 month contract with a view to extension.
  • You will be responsible for the Physical-chemical control of raw materials and packaging materials,
  • Physical-chemical control of bulk and finished product and the Physical-Chemical control of utilities.

Why apply for this role
  • Rapidly expanding company
  • Excellent training and benefits
  • Good work life balance and great working environment
  • Flexibility

What will I be doing
Analysis of materials:
  • Execute analysis of raw materials, in-process material, and finished product in compliance with schedule.
  • Complete analysis in accordance with SOP and standard methods.
  • Calculation of results and reporting of data, including trend analysis as required.
  • Execute analysis of water, cleaning samples etc as required.
  • Carry out routine maintenance activities for QC systems:
  • Execute calibrations and PM of equipment as required to ensure equipment is appropriate for use for analysis.
  • Co-ordinate maintenance schedules with external suppliers to ensure compliance with schedule and in house procedures.
  • Preparation of all solutions, reagents etc. associated with analysis.
  • Execute stock control on laboratory consumables including reagents, solvents to ensure there is adequate supply to execute tasks.
  • Complete purchase orders as required and manage materials on receipt.
  • Participate in the preparation of QC documents including SOPs, specifications, methods.
  • Participate in training and development activities to ensure that new technologies are applied and that skill level is developed.
  • Execute validation studies and transfer studies to ensure equipment, methods and personnel are appropriately qualified.
  • Participation in QC and site projects by representing QC so as to provide an appropriate service to other departments.

Meet the quality and safety standards:
  • Ensure QC activities are executed in line in in-house procedures and in compliance with requirements of cGMP. Ensure QC activities are executed in line with safety requirements and good laboratory practice.
  • Keep work area clean and tidy.
  • Keep up to date on regulatory development and standards by accessing in house library, accessing current Pharmacopoeias etc.
  • Participation in investigations into failures, out of trends and out of specifications as required.

Reporting and communication:
  • By reporting and communication to QC supervisor and or manager in timely fashion any events or incidents.
  • By participation in preparation of QC reports.
  • By completing checking of data to ensure accuracy and compliance.

What Do I Need
  • Third level degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a laboratory environment and direct experience of HPLC analysis would be an advantage Good IT and analytical skills are required
  • Good team player and being able to work on own initiative
  • Efficient, flexible and dynamic

For further information on this Quality Control position in Cork please contact Jenny Dore on 0860449371 /
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