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  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location:
  • Sector: Scientific
  • Date posted: 27/11/2016
  • Job reference: J358762A


Experis, part of the Manpower Group is seeking an experienced Microbiologist who has aseptic experience and is seeking an opportunity to in the near future lead a team.

The experienced person will be responsible for:

  • Providing leadership and direction in respect to the following:
  • Biocontamination control strategies and associated risk assessments
  • Qualification and routine monitoring of aseptic cleanroom environments, clean gases and water.
  • Ownership of the Environmental Monitoring Program and any associated risk assessments.
  • Providing support in relation to sterilisation processes, including aseptic processes
  • Preparation and review of Laboratory procedures, specifications, protocols & reports
  • Being the point of contact/liaison with contract microbiology laboratories and global micro team
  • Supporting Laboratory testing per SOP, applicable regulations and cGMP
  • Leading/supporting microbiological related investigations as required.
  • Participating in technical audits as required
  • Supporting Laboratory colleagues on a day to day basis and other departments as requested by Laboratory Manager
  • Supporting preparation for regulatory audits/visits(HPRA/FDA), SME for microbiology.
  • Other duties, as requested by the manager


  • Degree in Microbiology or relevant discipline is required
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience including a minimum of 2 years in a senior/leadership micro role
  • Proven ability to support NPD teams to ensure milestones are met, while ensuring strategy is developed to meet business needs in a compliant manner
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels and with all functions in the organization and within the external environment

Skills & Knowledge

  • Start-up/pilot plant skills - Applicants should be energetic and personable, organized, self-motivated, and capable of working independently, and as part of closely knit teams
  • Strong report-writing and verbal communication skills
  • Innovation and creativity skills; demonstrated ability to provide technical solutions for complex problems.
  • Project management skills
  • Structured Problem-solving skills

If you wish to apply for this role - please do so online. You may have a discreet conversation with Sandra McGuirk on 086 044 3460