Instrument Specialist

Website Ref:TPM04441

An amazing opportunity has arisen for an Instrument Validation Specialist with a pharmaceutical company in Tipperary. The position offers the opportunity to work with a team of professionals in a modern analytical laboratory using the most up to date technology and quality assurance procedures. The laboratory operates under Lean principles and employees the use of a wide variety of analytical techniques


  • Sourcing and procurement of Analytical Laboratory instrumentation.
  • Responsible for the execution of the yearly Laboratory Capital Equipment Installation plan.
  • Responsible for the generation and completion of SDLC Validation documentation for new equipment and COTS based computerised system introduced to the site.
  • Maintaining Analytical Laboratory instrumentation in validated state to support testing activities in accordance with site schedules and company policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Support the introduction of new technology and instrumentation to the site with a focus on Data Integrity principles.
  • Responsible for the decommissioning of all equipment as appropriate.
  • Be part of a dynamic team responsible for Data Integrity requirements for all computerised and non-computerised systems across all the laboratories.
  • Aid in the resolution of issues that may arise during laboratory instrument qualification and use.
  • Participate in assigned improvement projects.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Science (Chemistry, Physics or related Life Science) and/or relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of GMP standards.
  • Have knowledge Laboratory safety standards.
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong documentation skills are required.
  • Must be motivated, focused and technically strong.
  • To perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • To maintain accurate records in compliance with GMP expectations.
  • To understand and internalise procedures relevant to GMP operations.
  • Technical lab skills (precision, etc).
  • Communication – written, oral.
  • Team and interpersonal skills.

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