QC Microbiology Technician

  • Contract
  • Carlow

Website TPM05243

Our Client, a pharmaceutical located in Carlow, is seeking a QC Microbiology Technician to join the Quality team. The ideal candidate will perform day to day laboratory testing, data review, routine duties and be capable of taking responsibility for ad-hoc duties and projects. The candidate will also demonstrate the capability of being a Subject Matter Expert in several assays & ensure that laboratory objectives are effectively achieved consistent with company requirements to ensure compliance, safety and reliable supply to customers.


  • Perform any assigned aspect of routine testing in support of manufacturing and batch release with high quality of documentation RFT and technical writing.
  • Perform data review of microbiological test data from utilities and environmental monitoring samples.
  • Other data review may be performed in line with experience level and SME knowledge.
  • Clearly demonstrate the organisational skills to manage all aspects of a given assay e.g.; controls/reference, standard stock control etc.
  • Ensure SOPs/forms are up to date with latest requirements and improvements/optimizations/lean.
  • Support process simulations.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate awareness of safety for self and others in all aspects of work.
  • Understand analysis of data generated in the lab.
  • Maintain laboratory housekeeping standards.
  • Strong scientific and GMP documentation skills.
  • Understand Pharmacopoeias and company guidelines and how to find and follow relevant information.
  • Comply with Global and regulatory Requirements and execute current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) in the performance of day to day activities and all applicable job functions.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelors degree preferred, ideally in science related discipline.
  • Minimum of 1-2 year’s experience within the pharmaceutical industry (within Microbiology), preferable in sterile manufacturing microbiology lab environment.
  • Knowledge of cGMP and GDP.
  • Laboratory Quality Systems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and job-related computer applications required.
  • Understanding of Lean six Sigma Methodology preferred.

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