QC Administrator

Posted 01 Oct 2019

Arklow, Leinster - Ireland

Req Id 198028


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Reporting into the Quality Control Supervisor, this role is responsible for supporting the QC Department.  




  • Raise all external testing POs and maintain folder of raised POs to aid Analysts on dispatch.
  • Save all external results onto the system and maintain database of results.
  • Follows up on external test results to ensure that analysts have them in time.
  • Contacts external laboratories prior to sample being sent to ensure that they are expecting samples and are clear on test timelines.
  • Ensure all POs are appropriately closed in Tetra as they are completed.
  • Identify which invoices can be approved at the end of the month.
  • Make sure that any consumables, chemicals and Reference Standards are ordered promptly.
  • Obtain quotes from external labs and suppliers for work required.
  • Looks after purchasing while taking into account the budget. Highlights high spend.
  • Record all incoming customer queries and respond to many requests, including sending out CoAs.
  • Collate all relevant information for complex queries elevated to MP and MMc.
  • Follow up external labs and suppliers who are late in delivering results / supplies.
  • Draw up CoAs and ensure the CoA folder on the system is kept up-to-date with the latest certificates.
  • Maintain database of instrument calibrations, including what is due and what has been calibrated.
  • Create weekly report detailing the relevant calibrations due and completed.
  • Responsible for the transition to SAP of QC lab instrument calibration checks.
  • Retrieving and delivering documents from and to the archive room, particularly during audits.
  • Scan all new ARSs, CoAs, OOSs, OOTs, and Lab Deviations and save them for electronic retrieval.





  • Leaving Certification of equivalent
  • Desirable: Certificate or Diploma in administration/secretarial skills.
  • Fluent in English language (written and oral) is essential
  • High level of organisation skills
  • Strong administration skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Lotus Notes/e-mail, Access,  etc.



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