QC Microbiologist/Reporting Analyst

Complete Laboratory Solutions
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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CLS is currently going through an unprecedented and exciting period of growth and development and we are now looking for committed and motivated Microbiologist to join our team in Galway City. 

Reporting to: Microbiology Lab Supervisor

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Working as directed by Microbiology Lab Supervisor according to Company safety policies and cGMP.
  • Maintenance of the Laboratory Quality System to ensure compliance to GMP and ISO17025.
  • Project management of larger customers.
  • Initial set up of new client requirements.
  • Good Documentation Practices.
  • Ensuring results are recorded in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Ensuring that any out of specification results are investigated according to site procedures. and assisting in these investigations.
  • Completion of testing documentation / LIMS and ensuring Right First Time KPIs are achieved.
  • Logging in of samples into LIMS system.
  • Data Entry of test results.
  • Creating and validating test reports.
  • Labelling and filling in of relevant paperwork in relation to samples received.
  • Dealing with customers with a courteous and professional manner.
  • Trending of data.
  • Creation and review of service level agreements and test specification when required.
  • Assisting with the production of tenders.
  • Liaising with the Lab Supervisor and logistics department in relation to scheduling of sample collections.
  • Looking after the outsourcing of subcontracted testing.
  • Assisting the Finance department with purchase Invoice queries and sales invoices processing.
  • Provide a quality and efficient customer service.
  • Updating ERP to improve efficiencies in inputting and reporting of results.
  • Informing Lab Supervisor of any out of specification results.


  • 3rd level qualification in Microbiology or equivalent.
  • 1-2+ years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Good team player, organised, accurate, having strong documentation skills.
  • Familiar with GMP Standards and FDA requirement is desirable.
  • Proficient in IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

CLS is Ireland’s leading provider of sampling, analysis and on-contract analysts to the food, environmental, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Founded in 1994, CLS is renowned for delivering high-quality laboratory data, always on time and in the most customer-focused way.

Due to a high number of applicants we will only be responding to those who have progressed to the next stage.