Quality Control and Stability Chemist

Waterford (County), Munster (IE)
Negotiable depending on experience
18 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

On behalf of my client we are working with them on a QC and Stability Chemist vacancy. This is a full-time permanent position.

Job Purpose

To support QC and Stability by ensuring all raw materials, packaging, finished products and Stability samples are analysed in accordance with cGxP.


  1. To test and complete write up of QC raw material, packaging, finished product and stability samples in a timely & efficient manner.
  2. To support all other on-going laboratory functions & requirements.
  3. To prepare and review stability summary sheets where required.
  4. To ensure that all work that is carried out follows the required standards conforming to company, cGxP, SOPs, regulatory regulations and guidelines, safety and environmental guidelines.
  5. To identify and make recommendations for improvements as part of a team within or outside the department in order to ensure continuous improvement.
  6. Check own work and that of others for accuracy.
  7. To assist in the preparation for internal / customer/ regulatory inspections. 
  8. Involved in internal investigations e.g. Out of Specifications, Incidents & Deviation investigations etc.
  9. Draft, review or revise documentation within the company’s documentation management system.
  10. Report any Deviations/Out of Specifications to Senior Chemist and complete in a timely manner.
  11. Implement safety requirements as per site documentation including SOPs, Safety Statement and COPs, as well as reporting any defects.

Minimum Qualification and Experience

  1. Qualified to a minimum of honours degree level in Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical science or related discipline.
  2. At least two years experience working in a related technical environment is preferable but not essential.

If you are interested in applying for this role please call Zoe on +353 1 2784671 or email zhamilton@thornshaw.com

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group.  www.thornshaw.com