Senior Microbiologist (Support)

Location: County Limerick Salary:
Sector: Pharma & Biotech Type: Permanent

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Microbiologist for a Global Biotech facility based in Limerick

This position is based on their support team responsible for investigations.

This position is an individual contribution position so they are seeking a highly skilled professional who enjoys working and executing well microbiological test and troubleshooting. No people management will be involved with this role.


  • Responsible for QC microbiological aspects of cGMP compliance and testing.
  • Responsible for review of microbiological data.
  • Technical writing assignments such as SOPs, protocols, final reports, risk assessments, laboratory investigations, etc
  • Owns and maintains the QC microbiology trending program
  • Participate in the investigation of laboratory investigations as needed and implements corrective action as appropriate.
  • Participate in the investigation of microbiological product OOS results and DNF as needed.
  • Microbiology representation and participation in cross functional site meetings.
  • Participates in the transfer of methodology from other test facilities.
  • Technical writing assignments such as SOPs, protocols, final reports, trend reports, risk assessments, laboratory investigations, etc

Education and Experience:

BS/BA in a scientific/technical discipline preferably Microbiology.

5+ years of relevant experience, preferably in a QC Microbiology Laboratory preferably within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries.

Experience with electronic systems such as LIMS, Qumas, eDoc, Trackwise etc., is an advantage.

Preferred Laboratory Experience: Bioburden, Endotoxin, Microbial Identification, Utility Sampling, Familiar with USP, JP and EP methodology and knowledge of a facility start up


For immediate consideration please apply below with an up to date CV. Not sure yet? No CV ready? Give me a call for more information.



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