Metrologist / Lab Instrumentation Analyst

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Job Description

On behalf of our client, an expanding pharmaceutical organisation in the Midlands, I am recruiting for an Associate Metrologist / Lab Instrumentation Analyst.
This is a permanent opportunity available the Lab Support Team supporting the qualification, maintenance, repairs and calibration of a range of laboratory testing equipment including but not limited to dissolution apparatus, particle counting apparatus, HPLC, UPLC.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and perform calibration and maintenance activities on a range of analytical equipment per company procedures.
  • Coordinate and perform equipment qualifications, executing IQ/OQ/PQ activities.
  • Review and update equipment SOP’s.
  • Troubleshooting equipment repair.
  • Perform work assignments accurately, and in a timely and safe manner.
  • Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Coordinate and prioritize project activities with internal functional groups. 

Desired education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in science or engineering.
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 3-5+ years) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.
  • GMP knowledge and understanding of FDA, ICH, and USP guidelines
  • Analytical equipment experience is a must - experience in running/maintaining/calibrating a range of analytical equipment including HPLC/UPLC/Dissolution apparatus/ particle counting apparatus.
  • Experience in cell lab equipment is a plus.  
  • Proven ability in technical writing skills
  • Proven problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Time management and project management skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team as well as working off own initiative.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment requiring frequent changes in priorities.
  • Ability to train/mentor junior staff.

If you are interested in applying for this role please call Zoe on +353 1 2784671 or email

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

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