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    Sue O'Brien

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    9 days ago

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Position: QC Technician

Location: South Kildare

Salary: Excellent Package Available

Perform all in-house QC testing on incoming raw materials, raw samples and /or finished products, working with minimal supervision. Receive instruction and guidance from QC Chemists and management. The position has internal contact with Production, and Purchasing and inter-company lab personnel regarding resources and procedures. This individual must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in ways that foster good relationships with vendors, customers, co-workers and supervisors, while achieving and enhancing performance standards.


  • Perform all functions and duties in the Laboratory operations as needed.
  • Select and prepare all standards for comparison with samples from production.
  • Evaluate incoming raw material samples for compliance with specifications.
  • Responsible for collection, review and filing of Certificates of Analysis for all raw materials.
  • Responsible for documenting HACCP CCP and OPRP requirements.
  • Prepare samples for outside testing as needed.
  • Responsible for organising, storing, clean up and disposal of QC retained samples.
  • Responsible for cleaning and calibration all QC lab instruments on a regular basis.
  • Report problem areas within the QC function and recommend solutions.
  • Wash all glassware; maintain clean working area and sufficient inventory of supplies in the lab.
  • Must demonstrate skill in establishing and implementing QC procedures for the continuous improvement of QC department functions. Maintain accurate records on all work performed.
  • Maintain and calibrate instruments regularly.
  • Maintain adequate stocks of reagents and materials for the Lab.
  • Responsible for the selection and use of standard samples for QC materials evaluation.
  • Perform standard routine tests (Brix, pH, turbidity etc.) on products.
  • Adhere to all GMPs, GLPs, safety procedures and test methods and specifications.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Industry experience a plus,
  • Sensory experience an advantage
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Critical thinking and negotiation skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Sensory Experience is highly desirable

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visas or sponsorship's already in place. Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorisation to work in Ireland. Applications submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.