QA Chemist

Location: Waterford, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 months ago
Role type: Contract
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice, Science Leaders & Specialists
Contact name: Paul Wheatley
Contact email: paul.wheatley@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client is a truly global business operating across over 40 countries and with recent performance, this has positioned them as a genuine market leader in the health sector. They are highly focussed and with a recent substantial multi-million euro investment will continue to lead into the future. As such they require a QA Chemist to join their team in Waterford.

The Position:

As a QA Chemist, you will be instrumental in providing technical support to the different departments on-site and will ensure that tasks are completed ensuring compliance with quality standards and adherence to GMP requirements. In addition, you will be responsible for;

  • To ensure testing and documentation completed within the chemistry laboratory is in compliance with quality systems, in-house requirements and GLP.
  • To conduct all testing within the laboratory area to approved procedures.
  • To update any procedures as required, to ensure that the information contained within the procedures are accurate.
  • To conduct method validation on new/ existing testing methods as required.
  • To maintain all equipment within the laboratory in good working order, complete the verifications on the equipment as required, liaise with the relevant personnel, either internally or externally to ensure that the equipment is calibrated.
  • To communicate with external vendors or calibration department if there is an issue with the equipment and provide support and guidance to ensure that the equipment is fixed to ensure that it is available for use during testing of material.
  • To ensure that all out of specifications generated within the laboratory are documented as required by the quality systems and that the investigational work and close out of the out of specification are completed within a timely manner.
  • To assist in any investigational work that is requested due to a complaint or a potential issue within the manufacturing site.
  • To ensure that the data generated is accurate and generated in a timely manner to help close out issues and potentially release product.

The Person

You will have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role in the medical device/pharma industry sector. A third level qualification, ideally in engineering or science is required.

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Paul Wheatley at HRM on +353 21 4511190 for a confidential discussion.


Paul Wheatley

Science Recruitment Consultant

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