Feb 11, 2019

QC Lab Technician

  • DuPont Nutrition & Health
  • Cork, Ireland
Full time Quality & Technical

Job Description

DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and today, we're looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to make life the best that it can be.


  • Play an active role in maintaining and enhancing the safety of the workplace and the laboratories.
  • Participation in the plant’s safety initiatives.
  • Ensure that work is carried out in accordance to cGMP requirements, Safety considerations and site Quality Standards.
  • Ability to use a variety of physical and wet chemistry techniques. Micro testing experience an advantage.
  • Conduct In Process and Finished product testing.
  • Calibrate and verify the readiness of laboratory equipment.
  • Willing and able to work shift work including weekends and nights and overtime to meet production demands.
  • Partake in continuous improvement activities.
  • Communicate with team members and other functions to ensure all laboratory activities are coordinated.
  • Complete all appropriate training through SOP’s and safety Risk Assessments.
  • Provide additional technical support to laboratories as needed, which may include participation in cross-functional teams for site initiatives.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities, and when practical collaborate for seeking buy-in and implementation.
  • Ability to use computer effectively as work requires.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills.

Job Qualifications

  • 3 years plus experience in a similar position.
  • 3rd level Degree in Science or equivalent.
  • Experience in Powders testing would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of LIMS and SAP an advantage.
  • Flexibility, strong interpersonally and communication skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Shift role.

The ideal candidate will be self- motivated, ability to work unsupervised, have strong trouble shooting/fault finding capabilities, excellent communication and people skills, and possess the ability to operate and contribute in a Team environment.

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