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Quality Assurance Specialist

  • Location: Shanbally Ringaskiddy, Cork, Ireland
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #21557

Sterility Analyst

Based in Cork, our client is a global pharmaceutical company focused on developing first-in-class and best-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases.

They require a Sterility Analyst with a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a Sterility Test Lab/ sterility assurance testing, to join them, initially on a 12-month contract (maternity leave cover). The role will cover Microbiological testing, including but not limited to microbiological method verification and B&F testing in the sterility test suite.

Job Reference: BBBH 21557

What will a Sterility Analyst do?

  • Support for sterility testing including EM, utilities testing, BI, growth promotion, ID’s.
  • Perform primary review of QC raw data and trend results.
  • Prepare protocols, summaries, and reports—often for direct submission to pharmaceutical regulatory agencies.
  • Draft QC SOPs.
  • Act as technical resource (SME)and train other analysts in areas of expertise.
  • Evaluate results against defined acceptance criteria.
  • Conduct and document laboratory investigations to completion.
  • Maintain the laboratory in an inspection-ready state.
  • Interact directly with regulatory agency inspectors during audits.
  • Interface with other BioMarin departments (Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Facilities, etc.) and contractors as necessary.

What does the Ideal Candidate look like?

  • Min 1 years’ experience in a Sterility Test Lab/ sterility assurance testing.
  • Degree in Microbiology or related field.
  • Sterility experience
  • Ability to work independently and meeting established timelines.
  • Comfort with coordinating the activities with other staff members.
  • Comfort with working in a team environment
  • Knowledge of cGMPs.


  • 20 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus paid bank holidays. Competitive Salary.
  • Flexibility for working from home.
  • State of the art modern office.
  • Work Laptop, phone (most roles), and latest tools and technologies.
  • Expanding workforce with options for permanent positions and career progression for top performers.
  • The experience of working with a company that will make your CV stand out from the crowd.

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