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Quality Assurance Scientist I (Maternity Cover) in Clare, Ireland at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC013220

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:               Quality Assurance Scientist I (CHU)  - Maternity Cover
Career Band: P1
Department:              CHU               
Location:                    Co. Clare                   
Reporting to:             CHU Manager (Ireland)
Main Responsibilities:
  • Enter and submit complaints on behalf of field based personnel
  • Ensure supporting documentation is attached to complaints
  • Ensure complaints are correctly classified and assign investigators/reviewers
  • Design and Perform complaint investigations into the Chemistry/Immunoassay product line
  • Conduct reviews of complaint trending to determine CAPA eligibility.
  • Recommend appropriate field actions to product regulatory committees.
  • Escalation of product issues to senior/executive management.
  • Complete the following documents as required:
    • Risk assessments
    • Stop ship assessments
    • CAPA request
  • Represent QA on development, current business or product improvement projects.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

Job Requirements


  • Degree level in a Science or Engineering related discipline
  • 2 years’ experience in a laboratory environment or Quality role with previous experience in a CHU environment
  • Good knowledge of FDA QSR and ISO13485 requirements
  • Good Troubleshooting skills

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.