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  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Scientific
  • Date posted: 19/12/2016
  • Job reference: J358761A

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Experis, part of the Manpower Group manage all recruitment for Sanofi Waterford. Sanofi is situated on a 37 acre site. This multi phased Biopharmaceutical facility employs over 600 personnel and is one of Irelands Great Places to work.

Role Purpose:

On behalf of Sanofi we are currently seek a Microbiologist to join their team. You will ensure the maintenance of a safe efficient and functional Microbiology Laboratory developed to the required standards. Co-ordination of own work within the Microbiology Laboratory, take on and execute the tasks whilst applying high standards of GMP and Right First Time.

Job Requirements /Accountabilities:

  • Provide microbiological testing and support to the site.
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to QC Microbiology Team and external departments.
  • Provide support in deviation and laboratory investigations.
  • Liaise with Fill Finish and Oral Dose operations to ensure good communication between departments.
  • Effective interaction with other departments (internal and external). In particular, close contact maintained with the Microbiology, Production, Validation, Planning Departments, & QA.
  • Maintain a daily focus on activities in the QC Microbiology or Fill Finish Cell Teams. Laboratory to ensure current cGLP requirements are met.
  • Execution of QC-Micro testing and Environmental monitoring compliance with cGMP and Standard Operating Procedures. Participate in the efforts to constantly improve QI score.
  • QC Micro representation at cross functional meetings
  • Provide continuous improvement direction to the Micro team
  • Participate in validation and re-validation activities as required.
  • Participate in training activities in the lab, and Fill Finish Cell Teams as required.


  • 3rd level qualification in Science or related area (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology or Pharmacy preferred) or equivalent aseptic experience.


  • Previous experience working within Microbiology in a GMP facility required ideally part of which would be in the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry.


12 month Experis Contract

If you wish to discuss this opportunity please apply online or for a discreet conversation please call Sandra McGuirk on 086 044 3460 or 01 6455250