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QC Chemist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 14/07/2017
  • Job reference: J366639A

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QC Chemist


The QC Chemist will report directly to QC team leader. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to carry out exciting tests in the chemistry laboratories. This lucky candidate will have the chance to proactively solve any analytical issue.


  • Provide analytical services and support to the site, ensuring compliance to GMP's and SOP's.
  • Assist in routine testing procedures in support of team targets - including wet chemistry techniques, HPLC, Moisture, Titrations, dot blot, SDS
  • Use technical skills and experience to troubleshoot and problem solve product testing issues.
  • Ensure QC Laboratories meet current Good Laboratory Practice (cGLP) requirements and that chemical testing and equipment meets current validation requirements.
  • Maintain, update and issue chemical methods, specifications and SOP's in compliance to pharmacopoeia and regulatory requirements.
  • Audit and review chemistry test results on a daily basis to ensure compliance with cGLP.
  • Training other team members as required.
  • Effective interaction with other departments on matters related to raw materials, packaging and finished batch release.
  • Assist in method transfer/development activities as required.
  • Assist and/or lead projects for lean implementation/continuous improvement/compliance projects.
  • Cooperate with partners across the organization to positively impact business results.


Bachelor's Degree in a science related discipline required (chemistry or biochemistry preferred).


  • 1-5+ years' experience in a Healthcare manufacturing laboratory environment - ideally part of which would be in the pharmaceutical sector.
  • Experience in method transfers, method development/troubleshooting, project delivery an advantage.
  • Experience with wet chemistry techniques, HPLC, Moisture, Titrations, dot blot, SDS is an advantage.
  • The ideal candidate should have a good problem solving attitude and a strong attention to details

For more information contact James on 016455250 or email

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