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Danaher Corporation QC Biochemist - Bioburden Testing (Temporary) in O'Callaghan Mills, Ireland

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The QC Biochemist (Bioburden Testing) for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics will support the Blood Virus business, primarily with the execution of microbiological testing for validation/routine product and environmental test requirements to ensure that the QC function can support/enable the manufacture and testing of Blood Virus products as required by the project timelines.

This position is part of the Quality Control Department and will be located at our Co.Clare facility. This is a temporary position until end July 2021.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Qualification of Bioburden test media

  • Sampling and testing of multiple Purified Water points

  • Sampling and testing of non-viable and viable environmental monitoring

  • Pre-fill and post-fill bioburden testing

  • Management of bioburden testing material stock

  • Ensuring that Good Laboratory Practice and safety standards are maintained.

  • Testing and generation of reports for Environmental and Purified Water Monitoring and Microbiological analysis in accordance with relevant SOPs.

  • Responsibility for rotated laboratory duties including; - calibration, temperature and humidity chart monitoring, maintenance programmes, managing laboratory disposable stocks, housekeeping, autoclave waste management etc.

  • Ensuring that QC equipment and analysers are maintained in accordance with relevant SOP’s.

  • Ensuring personal training records are maintained.

  • Creation and update of QC procedures when required.

  • Liaison with other departments on existing products and new product transfer etc.

  • Training of new employees.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Honours Level 8) in a Science discipline, preferably with a microbiological background.

  • A good knowledge of GMP, ISO/FDA requirements and computer literacy is required.

  • Previous laboratory experience desirable.

  • Good working knowledge of GMP & Quality & Safety standards.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Familiarity with the use of standard laboratory equipment and the application of aseptic techniques.

  • Excellent record keeping and high accuracy and attention to detail.

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At Beckman Coulter, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard and try new things, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. As part of the Danaher family of 67,000 associates across the globe, your possibilities for growth and development are unparalleled.

We believe that creativity and innovation thrive when the most diverse set of voices are heard, and that’s why we’re taking concrete steps to ensure that we’re fostering an inclusive and engaging workplace for our team. If you’d like to learn more, read stories from our associates on our Careers Blog (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/blog) or contact one of our recruiters.

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  • Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .
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