QC Chemist

Website TPM05349

A QC Chemist is required for a biopharmaceutical company in Waterford. The incumbent will perform chemical testing following approved methodology to assure that the safety, quality, purity and stability of the products and in-process stages are in compliance with approved specifications. Provide analytical chemistry services and support to Site.


  • Effective interaction with other departments on matters related to raw materials, intermediates and finished batch releases.
  • Close contact maintained with Quality Assurance Production, Engineering and Planners.
  • Maintain, update and issue chemical methods, specifications and SOP’s in compliance to pharmacopoeia 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.
  • Update the QC Team Leader on potential problems and highlight improvements where possible by use of the normal communication means.
  • Ensure all quality documentation and records are complete and current.
  • Ensure QC laboratories meet current Good Laboratory Practice (cGLP) requirements.
  • Ensure relevant procedures are correctly defined and followed.
  • Ensure that critical chemical testing and related equipment meets current validation requirements (IQ, OQ, PQ) where required.
  • Audit and review chemistry test results on a daily basis and ensure compliance with cGLP.
  • Checking/auditing laboratory notebooks and analytical reports.
  • Ensure compliance to cGMP at all times.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Science ( Chemistry or Biochemistry preferred).
  • Postgraduate studies as appropriate to augment primary degree.
  • 2-3 years experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.

To apply for this job email your details to lara.miranda-pinto@tandempm.ie.