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Analyst I, Quality Control (Biochemist) in Clare, Ireland at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job ID: BEC014322

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Title:                                        QC Analyst I
Career Band                            P1
Department:                            QC
Location:                                 Clare
Reporting to:                           QC Team Lead                                    
Main Responsibilities:
  • Conducting biochemical and microbiological testing in accordance with appropriate procedures on Raw Material, In- Process, Final Product and Real Time Stability samples, as required.
  • Reviewing, verifying and releasing raw materials and in process reagents, as required.
  • Review and verification of final product and real time stability testing records, as required.
  • Generation of certificates of analysis.
  • Maintenance of laboratory instrumentation.
  • Identification of non-conformances and appropriate follow up on out of specification results, generation and completion of out of specification reports, as appropriate.
  • Ordering of laboratory materials to ensure adequate supplies and consumables available at all times.
  • Involvement in the development of processes for validation studies, testing and compilation of validation test data.
  • Involvement in scheduling of test and data analysis and review and approval of validation documentation.
  • Involved in writing, reviewing and approving Standard Operating Procedures and Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • Assuring all activities carried out as per company safety requirements.
  • Assisting in housekeeping activities including categorisation and disposal of test laboratory waste.
  • Training other biochemists in test methods and operation and maintenance of associated instrumentation.
  • Involvement in team activity to support a programme of continuous process improvement initiatives.
Any other reasonable duties as prescribed by Manager/ Supervisor

Job Requirements


Education/ Experience
A Third level qualification in a Science/Engineering discipline.
A minimum of two years’ experience, in the Diagnostic Reagents Industry is desirable.
A good knowledge of GMP, ISO/FDA requirements and computer literacy is required.

Diversity & Inclusion
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Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.


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