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Pfizer - Quality Control (Chemist / Microbiologist)

Applications are currently open for Quality Control (Chemist / Microbiologist) with Pfizer Newbridge, KIldare.

Third level science or engineering-based degree in relevant discipline is preferred. This role is an 11 -month temporary contract working onsite. 

The closing date is 12pm, Wednesday 12th May 2021. 

Click here for Summary Job Description 

Chemists/Microbiologists are responsible for undertaking activities pertaining to lab operations and compliance.  The role involves a high level of laboratory testing and issue resolution, always with a focus on continuous improvement and Right First Time (RFT). 

Key Responsibilities

  • Routinely performs sampling and chemical/physical/microbiological analysis.  May provide training for team members.  For systems support, performs testing or validation of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) critical systems
  • Ensures compliant and timely documentation and resolution of events.  Participates in error reduction activities in the laboratory
  • Performs peer reviews of data and logbooks
  • Provides an efficient customer focused service by ensuring laboratory processes, equipment and services are maintained in an operational and safe state.
  • May update QC documentation
  • Identifies Continuous Improvement opportunities and participates in Continuous Improvement activities
  • Ensures strict adherence to site policies/procedures, cGMP / Good Lab Practice (GLP) and environmental, health and safety regulations
  • Ensures area of responsibility is maintained in a state of compliance and audit readiness in line with current regulations.  All related procedures and documentation are completed and maintained in line with cGMP and Site procedures
  • Maintain a high level of personal and colleague safety and housekeeping
  • Undertakes responsibilities in line with RFT principles
  • Demonstrates company values and Pfizer colleague competencies.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Third level science or engineering-based degree in relevant discipline is preferred. 
  • Exceptions may be considered where relevant experience and appropriate aptitude, competencies and behaviours exist (this may be supplemented by further education).
  • Understanding of appropriate Directives, Standards, Policies and Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Industry e.g. cGMP
  • Previous relevant laboratory experience, desirable. 
  • Effective problem solving and must be able to work within a team and on own initiative where required.

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  1. Log into your WAMWorks account.
  2. Tick Pfizer Quality Control and upload your CV directly underneath.
  3. Confirm your interview accommodations for a virtual interview in the box before you click submit. 
  4. Apply before 12pm, Wednesday 12th May 2021. 

To make enquiries please contact WAM directly by phoning 01 716 8844 or email wam@ahead.ie.

For more opportunities, please see our Current Opportunities page.

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