Analytical Laboratory Analyst

Requisition ID
2017-3395
Job Location(s)
Limerick Ireland
Languages Required
English
Travel
Less than 10%
Company
Cook Ireland
Position Type
Full Time
Category
Quality
Education
Bachelor's Degree

Overview

The Laboratory Analyst will be required to assist the Laboratory Supervisor/Senior Laboratory Analyst in the day to day running of the Analytical Chemistry Lab.

Reporting to: Analytical Laboratory Supervisor  

Find out more about Cook Medical here

Responsibilities

  • Daily monitoring and verification of laboratory equipment and completion of associated paperwork.
  • Receipt and log-in of samples for testing.
  • Laboratory purchasing and inventory control as required.
  • Perform analytical testing in accordance with associated regulatory and procedural requirements and ensure that laboratory documentation is kept up to date at all times.
  • Knowledge of HPLC and/or Dissolution Testing a prerequisite.
  • Perform instrument calibration and maintenance and complete associated paperwork.
  • Review of associated calibration and maintenance documentation as required.
  • Aid in the development of new methods and conduct validation activity as required.
  • Responsible for the release of products following sterilisation where trained, as a back up to the Microbiologist.
  • Designee for Microbiologist where trained on relevant procedures/tasks.
  • Review and approve laboratory testing data as required and reports for release testing of finished product and raw materials analysis.
  • Completion of laboratory investigations in a timely manner as required.
  • Perform troubleshooting and fully investigate out of specification results.
  • Participate in audits (internal and external) and inspections and implement CAPA outcomes as appropriate.
  • Comply with GLP/ GMP and safety requirements at all times.
  • Maintain laboratory in a clean and well organised status at all times.
  • Willing to travel on company business.
  • Ensure that Cook’s Code of Conduct is considered in all business matters carried out on Cook’s behalf.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess a third level qualification (degree level) in chemistry/science related discipline.
  • The ideal candidate should possess at least 2 years experience in a GLP/GMP analytical laboratory environment within the pharmaceutical or medical device industry.
  • Candidates must be strong technically with the ability to troubleshoot HPLC, and/or dissolution in addition to other analytical instrumentation. Candidates must be capable of working on their own initiative and also be comfortable within a team environment.
  • Willingness and availability to travel on company business.

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