QC Micro Role Carlow

QC Micro Specialist

  • Posted Aug 12, 2022
  • Carlow
  • Contract
  • BBBH25602

LSC have a great contract opportunity for an Associate Quality Specialist - Microbiology to join a global Biopharmaceutical company in Carlow. This is a state-of-the-art vaccines and biologics manufacturing facility currently producing many products in various therapeutic areas including: oncology, autoimmunity, pneumonia, and infectious disease.

If you have Bachelor's Degree or higher preferred; In a Science, ideally in Microbiology, or a closely related discipline and are ready for your next challenge, this could be the perfect project for you!


  • To provide technical support to the QC Microbiology Lab & operations to ensure the continued manufacture and supply of quality pharmaceutical products in meeting the Merck Manufacturing Division (MMD) priorities of: Compliance, Supply, Strategy and Profit Plan.
  • Development and execution of Microbiology test methods, Method Validation and Method Qualification, mainly bioburden, endotoxin and Sterility test methods.
  • This role holds more senior responsibilities within the Microbiology Laboratory including (but not limited to) documentation development, report writing, execution of method and equipment validation, drug product result authorization, providing microbiological support for site, performance of bench experiments as required.
  • The ideal candidate will be capable of self-management and decision making and will demonstrate a high level of leadership, initiative, collaboration, and coaching to facilitate the team in becoming a high performance organization.
  • Central to this objective will be the active engagement and communication with all internal (e.g. QC Analytical, Tech Ops, IPT, QA) and external (e.g. Microbiology COE).
  • A high level of innovation, enthusiasm and drive will be required to deliver technical excellence in required for this role.


  • Knowledge and experience in interpreting current applicable regulatory requirements and providing independent support to the site.
  • Demonstrated change management skills (CEM) with continuous improvement.
  • Strong knowledge in execution, validation and development of microbiology related test methods i.e. Bioburden, Endotoxin and Sterility testing.

Note: Are you currently eligible to work in Ireland? As this is a contract opportunity you will need to hold a Stamp 1G/Stamp 4 visa to apply!

Apply via this advert or contact Cathal Rourke at 0214777329 if you have anymore questions about this opportunity!

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