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Scientific & Laboratory

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QC PROCESS MICROBIOLOGIST required by CareerWise Recruitment for our multinational pharmaceutical client in Cork, initial 12 month contract on offer. The QC PROCESS MICROBIOLOGIST will have 5+ years' experience within a regulated biologics or pharma industry with a preference for candidates with prior Process and/or QC Microbiology experience.

Role of this position

  • Generating site trends (utilities) whilst supporting the identification of appropriate corrective and preventative actions.
  • Provide QC representation on the Critical Utilities Team.
  • Provide technical troubleshooting support during site failure investigations.
  • Support the deployment of rapid micro techniques & new emerging technologies that may be applied in QC.
  • Provide internal & external technical troubleshooting of QC Microbiology testing methodologies and techniques.
  • Collating and reviewing of QC related data used to support regulatory filings in addition to addressing any requests for information from health authorities.
  • Ensuring that our microbiological testing strategy is consistent with GMP requirements (Annex 1 & Annex 2 EU GMP) and company requirements as per Platform.
  • Ensuring that the design and qualification of QC testing is performed according to GMP requirements.
  • Ensuring that activities are carried out in compliance with cGMP and company quality standards.
  • Understanding and supporting current regulatory trends and future testing requirements and participating in relevant internal and external QC related audits.


  • An MSc or BSc in Microbiology or related Scientific discipline.
  • 5+ years' experience within a regulated biologics or pharma industry with a preference for candidates with prior Process &/or QC Microbiology experience.

Please call Conor Twomey today for further information on 021 4297422 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Scientific & Laboratory

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 190