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DPS Engineering currently have a requirement for multiple QC Microbiolgy Analysts with a Dublin based Biopharmaceutical client.

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Years of Experience Req.:
2+ years
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Bachelor Degree

QC Microbiology Analyst

DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for over 40 years. Our reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with our clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost effective solutions in the context of sound  judgment, strong management and technical excellence. We employ over 1000+ people out of our twelve office locations and serve a broad range of clients ranging from multinational companies to small generic producers.  We provide Full Service Engineering for our clients  including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health & Safety Management, Commissioning,  Qualification, Professional Outsourcing and Start-up on global projects  across a range of market sectors.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Environmental and Facilities monitoring sampling and testing.

Ensuring high cGMP, GLP standards are maintained while testing and adherence to schedules and targets to meet regulatory and business requirements.

Validation/Qualification of Microbiology test methods and test systems such as the Endotoxin test system and Identification system.

Represent the Microbiology department in internal and external audits where appropriate.

Close out of actions/ recommendations identified from both internal and external audits.

Assist in ensuring that current compliance issues and trends, both internal and site-wide, are critically evaluated and training is provided where appropriate.

To maintain competence and keep up to date with all new technologies, procedures and methods used in the Microbiology Laboratory.

Perform technical review of data generated in laboratory, validation protocols and reports.

Provide Technical support to Manufacturing and Projects which the company undertakes through project participation, investigation, validation and testing activities and prepare Technical Reports as required.

To ensure all instruments/equipment are maintained in a calibrated and operational state.

To ensure a high standard of housekeeping and safety is maintained in the Laboratory.

Completion of project work and implementation of initiatives designed to improve the efficiency of the laboratory function/department.

To keep management updated on issues arising within the laboratory.

Scheduling of testing, review and authoriz870914.063432ation of microbial data.

Investigate out of specification/limit results utiliz870914.063432ing Structured Problem Solving, Root Cause Analysis tools in conjunction with the Microbiology Laboratory Supervisor, QA and other relevant departments and to implement effective corrective and preventative actions while ensuring all investigations are closed with the specified lead-time.

To train laboratory personnel and play appropriate role in the development, operation and evaluation of training/re-training programs.

Any other duties as required by management.


Degree in Microbiology or related science.

Minimum of 1 year experience in cGMP Quality environment.

Experience in testing of sterile drug product and aseptic filling process of sterile pharmaceutical / biopharmaceutical products.

Good knowledge of current regulatory requirements for Microbiology / Sterility Assurance in support of cGMP operations supporting clinical and commercial manufacturing.

Technical competency in Sterility Assurance, Aseptic filling and microbiology methods.

Problem solving and root cause analysis skills.

To discuss this role further contact Shane Whyte  on 01 466 1724.

DPS Engineering is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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