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General Electric QC Graduate in Cork, Ireland

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QC Graduate

Job Description


The graduate programme is a 2-year fixed term programme designed to give a recent graduate industry experience. The role is designed in such a way as to give an ambitious graduate exposure to analytical testing as well as leadership skills. This is done through involvement in projects with a view to eventually running their own project. The aim is to develop the graduate into a more senior QC role following completion of the programme.


The programme is designed to consist of 4 six month rotations where the candidate will work with different mentors and will work on tasks and projects of increasing complexity and responsibility.

  • Initially the candidate will learn the basics of chemical analysis and will support the on time release of product from the QC laboratory.

  • Performing routine analysis on finished product and stability samples, ensuring turnaround times are achieved.

  • Perform routine analysis and approval of WFI samples.

  • Performing routine instrument calibrations and calibration checks.

  • Ensuring compliance with cGMP guidelines at all times.

  • Entering and approving results on LIMS.

  • Completion of quarterly and annual trends.

  • Completion and closure of Trackwise items and LIR’s.

  • The candidate will then move to working with more senior members of the team on laboratory projects.

  • Eventually this will lead to the candidate for their final rotation to identify an opportunity for a project and to lead it to completion under the mentorship of the QC manager.


  • Good communication skills / Flexibility and agility / Openness to change and a proven ability to work on own initiative.

  • Willingness to work on own initiative and the ambition to progress.

  • Must hold an BSC. Hons degree in a microbiological field and have graduated within the past year.

  • Experience of leading a science, based project would be a distinct advantage but not essential.

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Relocation Assistance Provided: No