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Advanced Technician Quality Control (Maternity Cover) in Clare, Ireland at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job ID: BEC013498

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:                              Advanced Technician Quality Control (Maternity Cover)

Career Band                          O3 – Quality Control
Department:                           QC
Location:                                Clare
Reporting to:                          Supervisor Quality Control                        
  • Preparation of laboratory solutions to facilitate QC testing and maintenance activities e.g. analyser maintenance and assay/ analyser / microbiological testing, as required.
  • Product sampling for testing as required, to include sampling the purified water system, where necessary.
  • Maintenance and stock-checking of QC stock materials.
  • Ordering of laboratory materials to ensure adequate supplies and consumables available at all times.
  • Maintenance and housekeeping of QC storage units including room temperature areas, fridges, freezers and cold-rooms.
  • Maintenance of records for any tasks completed.
  • Adherence to Good Laboratory Practices and Company Safety Procedures when carrying out all duties.
  • Assisting in housekeeping activities including categorisation and disposal of test laboratory waste.
  • Participation in departmental 6S activities to include rotated laboratory duties including Synapse monitoring, maintenance programmes, managing laboratory disposable stocks, housekeeping, autoclave waste management etc.
  • Involvement in team activity to support a programme of continuous process improvement initiatives.
  • Any other responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the Supervisor / Manager Quality Control.

Job Requirements


  • Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) with 5+ years experience.
  • Previous QA/QC experience desirable.
  • Good working knowledge of GMP & Quality & Safety standards.
  • Familiarity with laboratory equipment would be an advantage.
  • Excellent record keeping and high accuracy and attention to detail.

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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