Microbiology Analyst

20 Jul 2022

CLS is currently going through an unprecedented and exciting period of growth and development and is now looking for a committed and motivated Microbiology Analyst for our laboratory in Ros Muc, Connemara. 

Please note this role is situated in Connemara Co. Galway, access to car will be required. 

Job Title: Microbiologist Analyst

Educational requirements: A 3rd level science qualification or a related discipline is desirable

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Microbiology Analyst will carry out most of his/her duties in the Microbiology Laboratory at Rosmuc and report to the Micro Lab Supervisor. The primary tasks and responsibilities of the position are as follows.

  • Working as directed by Microbiology Laboratory supervisor according to Company safety policies and quality standards ISO17025 and ISO 9001.
  • Performing microbiological testing and confirmation on samples to relevant test methods.
  • Performing testing using techniques on a variety of samples.
  • Ensuring results are recorded in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Completion of test records / LIMS and ensuring Right First Time KPIs are achieved.
  • Stock control within Micro laboratory.
  • Support of validation activity when required.
  • Maintaining laboratory records in a state of compliance.
  • Participating in audits when required. 
  • Performing or assisting Quality Manager with calibration of equipment.
  • Waste control and maintenance of the laboratory and of Lab cleaning schedule.
  • Performing any other activities as indicated by the Microbiology Laboratory Supervisor.
  • Support the Lean Laboratory program within the Microbiology Laboratory.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • A 3rd level science qualification or a related discipline is desirable
  • Good team player, organised, accurate, have strong documentation skills.
  • Passionate about technical expertise and quality work.
  • Good communication skills both internally and externally.
  • Ability to meet timelines.

CLS is currently going through an unprecedented and exciting period of growth and development and is now looking for a committed and motivated Sampling professional to service our client’s Clean Room requirements.  

Responsibilities and requirements for this role include:

  • Execution of sampling and testing as per approved protocols and test methods.
  • Liaising with customers while onsite carrying our monitoring, sampling and collections.
  • Follow different client site requirements and prepare sampling requirements before going onsite to clients.
  • Ensure sampling equipment is maintained in a good and clean condition and ready to use onsite.
  • Ensuring sampling equipment is within calibration.
  • Ensure proper upkeep and presentation of company vehicles.
  • Travel to customers’ sites nationwide.
  • Undertaking such other duties may be assigned from time to time.
  • Full training provided. 

Qualifications and Experience.

  • Excellent communications skills – both verbally and in written form.
  • Strong attention to detail is essential and showing concern for quality and clarity of work.
  • A professional, pro-active approach with influencing skills as well as an ability to work efficiently under pressure.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Well developed people skills.
  • A Clean Driving License is essential.

If you would like to apply please email your CV to hr@cls.ie

This position is a permanent full-time role and is situated in Connemara Co. Galway. 

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.

We will only be replying to those candidates that we will be progressing to the next stage.

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