Microbiology Analyst (On Contract)

24 Jan 2024

CLS is Ireland’s leading provider of sampling, analysis and on-contract analysts to the food, environmental, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Founded in 1994, CLS is renowned for delivering high-quality laboratory data, always on time and in the most customer-focused way. 

CLS is currently going through an unprecedented and exciting period of growth and development and is now looking for a committed and motivated Microbiology Analysts to join our team.

Job Title: Microbiologist. 

Educational requirements:
A minimum of an Honours BSc. in a Microbiology related course. 

Knowledge and Experience Required:
Ability to work independently and meet set timelines.
Experience in a GMP accredited Microbiology Laboratory a distinct advantage (Placement experience can be included).
A strong team player who is both flexible and adaptable.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure.
Must be motivated, focused and technically strong.

Training provided on various techniques including:

  • GMP training on all aspects of a Laboratory Quality System including: Gowning, Laboratory Safety, completion of records/correction of errors, deviations, out of specification results, calibration, reference standards, recording of quality data as per GMP. 
  • Water Testing as per USP, EP – Surface Water, Potable Water, Water for injection.
  • Preservative Efficacy Testing of Pharmaceutical Products.
  • Use of LIMS system for logging of samples. 
  • Environmental Monitoring of Cleanrooms.
  • Microbial Limit Testing of Products and Active Ingredients (Sterile and Non – Sterile – TAMC, TYMC, Absence of Specific Organisms) 
  • Bioburden Testing on Medical Devices. 

This position is a permanent full-time role.

Please note this job may require relocation. 

If you wish to apply for this role, send in your CV to careers@cls.ie

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