Job Description

Laboratory Analyst - Co. Wexford

Ref No: DT17864

County Wexford, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Laboratory Anaylst - Co. Wexford

This role, is a fantastic opportunity within the food and beverage sector, and will provide the correct candidate an interesting and career progressive place to work.

Job Summary
This role will perform basic testing of raw materials, in process products and finished goods at a high level of throughput using the required chemical, analytical and sensorial methodology according to quality guidelines; and to report results.
The successful candidate will operate and assist in the evaluation, calibration and validation of analytical testing instrumentation.
They will also initiate continuous improvement (OE) within lab operations to enhance quality and service while reducing the costs.
This position will be required to work on a shift pattern.

Key Responsibilities
Main Tasks: (due to the importance of associate flexibility, the successful candidate may be required to carry out other duties in addition to these functions)
• Perform basic and complex testing of raw materials, in process products and finished goods at a high level of throughput.
• Interpret data from routine analysis to validate that material meets specification.
• Interpret data, review, and authorise routine sample release.
• Participate in various duties to ensure laboratory operation.
• Carry out instrument verifications, calibrations, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs.
• Participate in method validations and method improvement projects.
• Ensure self and team compliance to quality management system requirements through training, documentation, quality records and audits.
• Initiate continuous improvement (OE) within lab operations to enhance quality and service while reducing the costs.

Experience and Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or equivalent is required (Level 8)
• 2 years of relevant experience (desired) in Laboratory in the food, pharmaceutical or chemical industry
• Applicants should have basic knowledge and understanding of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Quality Management Systems (QMS), demonstrated attention to detail, strong teamwork, excellent communication, strategic thinking, and ability to innovate.

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