QC Chemist II - Cork

Contract / Temp
€30.00 - €35.00 Per Hour

Our client, a Multinational Biopharmaceutical company, are currently seeking an experienced and proactive QC Chemist.

This role requires significant expertise/specialisation in analytics for Solid Oral Dosage and Biological Product Portfolios. It is responsible for analytical operations including Analytical Method Transfers, New Product Introductions, process & cleaning optimisations, technical investigations, and quality control testing to support our GMP operations.





  • Involvement in Analytical Method Validation/Transfers for Solid Oral Dosage & for Biological Products as appropriate.
  • Execution of process and cleaning validation studies in support of New Product Introductions.
  • Provision of technical support to Operations for investigations and optimisation projects.
  • Deliver new technologies and continuous improvement initiatives to meet business requirements.
  • Support QC TS investigations/troubleshooting and technical projects within the function.
  • Support the procurement and qualification of new equipment for new product technology transfers.
  • Demonstrates skills in data analysis (ex: UPLC, HPLC, CE,) and ability to critically evaluate data quality.
  • Reviews data and results of testing to ensure compliance with appropriate specifications and protocols.
  • Writes and executes protocols and reports.
  • Assists in the training of QC staff.
  • Writes and revises methods, specifications, and SOPs as needed.
  • May develop methods for performing cleaning validations.
  • Demonstrates and applies an advanced level of understanding of project goals and methods.
  • Executes analysis efficiently, consistently, and with high quality and suggests improvements.
  • Acts as a resource for other employees within the department.
  • Must think critically and creatively and be able to work independently, determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems and have strong organizational and planning skills.


Professional Experience & Qualifications:


  • 5+ years of relevant experience with BA or BSc degree in Chemistry.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience with MSc degree in Chemistry.
  • Working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) (FDA / EMEA standards and quality systems)
  • Demonstrates audit and investigation skills, and report writing skills.
  • Demonstrates strong verbal, technical writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.



Full time, 12 Month Contract  Site-based, Monday-Friday, normalised office hours



€30.00 - €35 Per Hour 


For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunities please contact Mark Farrell