QC Chemistry Analyst

Dublin, Dublin West
EUR40000 - EUR50000 per annum + health insurance + 25 days holidays
06 Dec 2018
13 Dec 2018
QC Chemistry
Ann Marie Corcoran
Job Type
A QC Chemistry Analyst is required for a new purification and aseptic manufacturing plant
This role offers a chance to work in a state of the art facility, in an innovative Biotechnology company with excellent career development opportunities and a clear and committed patient focus.
Reporting directly to the Quality Control Manager.

*Carry out raw material, in-process and finished product chemistry and immunochemistry analysis.
*In-process and finished product QC including protein and excipient analysis including analytical techniques such as Spectrophotometry, Immuno-electrophoresis, HPLC, GC, AA and Flame-photometry.
*Raw material QC including Karl-Fischer, FT-IR and NIR techniques.
*Testing carried out in relevant fumehoods / safety cabinets as required.
*Ensure laboratory processes, equipment and services are maintained in an operational (and safe) state.
*Participate in the technical transfer / validation of microbiological and analytical testing procedures.
*Ensure that all cGMP, company specifications, procedures and guidelines are followed.
*Investigate Out of Specification (OOS) and Out of Trend (OOT) results as required.
*Investigate Non Conformances and actively lead subsequent corrective actions as required.
*Participate in and responsible for QC related CAPA's.
*Adhere to QC documentation system and prepare and review document change requests as required.
*Develop, improve and implement QC procedures, processes and systems.
*Support projects and continuous improvement initiatives within the Quality department and other functional areas.

*Participate in international project teams relating to QC and wider quality activities and travel maybe required.
*Adhere to safety standards to ensure a safe working environment while ensuring the laboratory is kept clean, tidy and safe at all times.
*Prepare for, and support regulatory and internal inspections/audits.
*Provide hands-on guidance and training when needed.
*Ensures area of responsibility is maintained in a state of compliance and audit readiness.
*Maintain current knowledge of regulatory and industry standards, trends and advancements through independent reading and training.
*Flexibility and willingness to carry out shift work when required.


*Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related scientific field.

Knowledge & Skills

*Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to analyze details and perform structured decision-making on a daily basis.
*Requires a minimum of 2 years of related experience.
*Knowledge of and proficiency in a wide array of current analytical techniques including HPLC, GC, AA, Spectrophotometry, electrophoresis, Flame-photometry, Karl-Fischer, FT-IR and NIR techniques.
*Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of analytical instruments including troubleshooting skills.
*Ability to carry out a wide array of Standard Operating Procedures.
*Experience with investigating and determining root cause of Out of Specification and Out of Trend events, and writing thorough reports regarding the investigational findings.

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