Senior Associate - Micro Analytical Quality Assurance

  • Limerick
  • Lilly
We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.About Us: Eli Lilly Limerick is a cutting-edge biotechnology company dedicated to revolutionizing the healthcare industry through the development and production of next-generation biopharmaceuticals. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is at the forefront of innovation, employing the latest bioprocessing technologies to create life-saving therapies.We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Analytical QA Sr. Associate to join our quality assurance team supporting our microbiological laboratories and ensure the highest standards of product quality and compliance.Position Summary: As an Analytical QA Sr. Associate, you will play a critical role in maintaining the quality and regulatory compliance of our biopharmaceutical products within our next-generation manufacturing facility. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to implement and uphold quality assurance standards, facilitate inspections and audits, and support continuous improvement initiatives.Key Responsibilities:1. Quality Assurance Oversight:Develop and maintain quality assurance procedures, policies, and systems.Support development and maintenance of analytical methods both internal to the site and through contract lab facilities.Conduct routine self-inspections and monitoring assessments (time-on-the-floor) to ensure compliance with cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) and other relevant regulations.Collaborate with QC analytical teams to ensure product quality throughout the manufacturing process.Investigate and address deviations, non-conformities, and CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Actions) to maintain product quality.2. Regulatory Compliance:Stay current with industry regulations, guidelines, and best practices.Assist in the preparation and execution of regulatory inspections and audits.Ensure that all products meet regulatory requirements, including documentation and reporting.3. Documentation and Reporting:Maintain accurate and comprehensive quality records, including batch records, change control documentation, and quality reports.Prepare and review documentation related to product quality and compliance including GMP standard operating procedures, process flow documents as well as equipment qualification and process validation documentation.Perform batch disposition, including approval of drug substance batch records and associated CoA’s.4. Quality Improvement Initiatives:Identify areas for process improvement and work collaboratively with cross-functional process teams to implement changes.Participate in risk assessments and quality improvement projects.5. Training and Development:Provide training to staff on quality-related procedures and best practices.Stay informed about the latest developments in biotechnology and quality assurance.Qualifications:Hons BSc, MSc, or PhD in Microbiology, Biology, Quality, or related discipline.Minimum of 5 years of experience in quality assurance within a biotechnology or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.Strong knowledge of cGMP, FDA, Data Integrity, Quality Risk Management and other biopharmaceutical regulatory requirements.Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.Detail-oriented with a strong commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.Effective communication and teamwork skills.Demonstrated initiative – able to work proactively without direct supervision and with a continuous improvement mind-set.Experience with quality management systems (e.g., TrackWise, MES), experience within or supporting analytical production, and experience in microbiological analytical support functions are a plus.Lilly does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.#WeAreLilly