Senior Microbiologist

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Matrix Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a SENIOR MICROBIOLOGIST with our client, a successful manufacturing facility based in Co. Waterford.

You will report directly to the Micro Manager and will be responsible for quality compliance, production and health and safety.

This is PERMANENT role.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the introduction, validation and execution of methods
  • Accurately write and approve documentation such as SOP’s and protocols
  • Review and trend data along with investigating and resolving any deviations
  • Ensure full compliance with EHS policies and procedures
  • Conduct risk assessments as a subject matter expert
  • Responsible for operating sterility testing isolators along with bioburden, media fill and endotoxin
  • Ensure compliance with GDP, GLP AND GMP requirements
  • Work closely and provide support to the Microbiology Manager

What are we looking for?

  • BSC in Microbiology/Biological Sciences
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical sector
  • Experience supporting aseptic manufacturing
  • Experience introducing, validating and optimising microbiology methods


  • Team lead/mentor experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-starter

Apply for this job now by submitting your Word formatted CV to Roisin Ahern.

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Recruitment Consultant: Roisin Ahern

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