Quality Laboratory Analysts Job

Date: May 1, 2019

Location: Cork, IE

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Requisition ID: QUA008781

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Our Manufacturing Division, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

MSD Brinny have an opportunity for a QC Analyst Chemistry. The purpose of the QC Analyst is to perform testing of samples to support the Quality release of our products.

The team working style is one of collaboration, coaching and facilitating to provide solutions to the Quality team in supporting a High Performance Organisation.

The candidate will contribute to the High Performance culture by providing an inclusive environment to enable team members to achieve their best work.

The QC Analyst is an active member of the cross functional Team, providing expertise to ensure the compliant and safe success.

The QC Analyst will model the MSD Leadership behaviours and understand the MPS principles to drive a culture of continuous improvement building a High Performance Organisation.

The QC Analyst will participate and comply with the our Manufacturing Division Quality Management System (QMS) requirements, including ownership, as relevant to you.

Primary activities/responsibilities:

  • Ensure highest Quality & Compliance standards.
  • Analysis, release and testing of samples.
  • Documentation in compliance with GMP and GxP and Data Integrity standards.
  • Compliance with 6S standards.
  • Problem solving to get to root cause of issues.
  • Support Laboratory Investigations
  • Responsible for supporting a culture of Continuous Improvement by using MSD Six Sigma tools in your daily work.
  • Coaching and collaborating with others by sharing your skill-set and expertise.
  • Focus on Customers, Including Patients
  • Focus the entire organization on delivering value for customers, including patients, by understanding and meeting their needs.
  • Actively listen and seek to understand differing perspectives; work together to achieve the common goals of MSD.
  • Act with Candor and Courage
  • Speak openly, honestly and with conviction.
  • Make Rapid, Disciplined Decisions.
  • Make timely decisions at the right level with the right data, and support them once made.
  • Drive Results.
  • Work with the team and supervisors on identifying improvements and implementation.
  • Set clear performance standards; overcome obstacles; hold ourselves and others accountable for achieving results.
  • Demonstrate Ethics & Integrity.
  • Adhere to the highest standards of trustworthy and ethical behavior in all interactions and hold others to the same standards; comply with all laws, policies and regulations; identify and address ethical issues without hesitation.

  • Knowledge of working practices required for a Microbiology laboratory
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to plan and organize effective and efficient work schedules.
  • Ability to set and maintain high standards of laboratory housekeeping.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to respond to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to fully realize improvement initiatives.
  • PC skills such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated knowledge in more than one pharmaceutical and/or chemical manufacturing operation (e.g. Quality, Science etc).
  • At least three years experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment which includes experience in a QC Laboratory or equivalent – as applicable.
  • A good knowledge of cGMP, GLP, site and corporate Quality Systems

  • Demonstrated high level of scientific problem solving and facilitation skills

  • 3rd level Degree in Science or related discipline.
  • Preference for Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt.

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.

MSD is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms / recruitment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at MSD via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of MSD. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by MSD as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job: Quality Lab Related
Other Locations: Brinny, Munster, IE
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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