QC Potency Assay Analyst

Location: Louth, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: over 1 year ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice
Contact name: Maeve Fahey
Contact email: maeve.fahey@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

As a leading biologics manufacturer, our client offers comprehensive, integrated and customised services to over 200 clients globally including 13 of the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies worldwide. Establishing a new state-of-the-art campus in Leinster, the company now requires an experienced QC Potency Assay Analyst to join the business.

The Role

Duties and responsibilities of the QC Potency Assay Analyst will include:

  • Perform cell culture, cell banking, sample testing, and equipment maintenance according to relevant SOP, AMP, and cGMP requirements
  • Manage reagents and consumables inventory
  • Maintain a clean, safe and organized laboratory environment according to 5S and EHS guidelines
  • Perform method development, optimization, and validation of potency assay
  • Document completed lab work and results promptly, clearly, and accurately
  • Write and revise analytical methods, testing protocols and reports, and other technical documents
  • Assist in the lab set-up of the potency lab

The Person

The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following:

  • BSc in Immunology, Virology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Analytical or related discipline.
  • Knowledge and expertise in the following fields: Biochemistry and immunology principles and techniques, such as cell thawing, cell culture, cell-based assays, qPCR, etc
  • Experience with vaccines/viral testing and biosafety containment levels, preferably BSL-3
  • Demonstrates good understanding of analytical and QC operations in the biopharmaceutical/vaccine industry
  • Experience in a Contract Research Organization (CRO) or Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) is preferred, but not required

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Maeve Fahey at HRM on +353 1 632 1885 for a confidential discussion.


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