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QC Analyst (m/f/d)



  • Science Graduate in Chemistry or equivalent education with greater than 1 years experience.
  • Experience with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and sound knowledge of analytical technologies with demonstrated troubleshooting skills.
  • Previous hands on experience in a regulated laboratory within the Pharmaceutical industry would be an advantage (HPLC, GC, UV, PSD, XRPD, wet chemistry, dissolution, etc.).
  • Integrity, consistency and flexibility
  • Professionalism; how you conduct yourself with the client, contractors and colleagues at all times
  • Strong analytical ability and associated problem solving
  • Organisational skills and computer literate
  • Good time management & attention to detail
  • Results and performance driven
  • Compliance with SGS policies and procedures
  • Participate in team meetings / Team player/ Self directed
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal & written

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out testing of drug substances in accordance to the valid testing procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that laboratory equipment are well maintained and calibrations are carried out at the designated frequencies.
  • Review results generated by other analysts for compliance with requirements.
  • Ensure correct data entry to LIMS.
  • Ensure that all target dates are met. Communicate status of testing at Tier 1 Unit meetings.
  • Maintain laboratories to a high housekeeping standard.
  • Carry out method transfers and participate in the validation of analytical test methods as required.
  • Write and maintain necessary documentation (test protocols, SOPs, instrumentation manuals and checkout sheets, method transfer reports,) according to the existing SOPs and cGMP standards.
  • Lead Laboratory investigations and deviations if required.
  • Assessment of testing results generated in the laboratory and close out of batch analysis.
  • Maintain a safe working environment, in a state of audit readiness.
  • Maintain own state of the art knowledge of cGMPs and relevant analytical techniques.

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SGS, Cork
Cork [IRL]