Q1 Scientific recruiting for Quality Coordinator

Q1 Scientific provides environmentally controlled, stability storage services for the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Food Science industries across Ireland and Europe. Due to expansion we are hiring a Quality Coordinator to join our team in Waterford.

Through our support of international pharmaceutical and medical device companies, we very much see Q1 Scientific as being part of a customer’s own operational and production chain. The healthcare products provided by these companies are vital and we are privileged to perform our part in the provision of those products to the global market.

Stability Storage room at Q1 Scientific
A typical walk-in stability storage room at Q1 Scientific

Our purpose-built facility in Waterford, offers walk-in rooms and reach-in cabinets for sample storage at specific temperature and humidity conditions ranging from ultra-low freezers at -80°C to storage over 50°C.

The Quality Coordinator role offers the opportunity to build your experience across quality. Working as part of a busy Quality team, you will report to our Quality Lead and CEO.

The role – Quality Coordinator, Waterford


  • Provision of assistance and advice to the Company on all QMS activities
  • Ensure that all Q1 activities meet the quality standards specified by the Company QMS and in accordance with cGMP standards
  • Continually monitors the QMS system suggesting improvements and CAPA measures
  • Ensure all planned and unplanned changes (deviations) are adequately investigated and documented
  • Review of completed documents for compliance to specification and to ensure all entries are complete
  • Proposing/reviewing document changes as appropriate
  • Maintenance of indexes (electronic and hard copy)
  • Issue of document numbers.
  • Providing admin assistance to the Company on all QMS activities issuing controlled documents (logbooks, protocols for execution, etc.)
  • Proposing/reviewing document changes as appropriate
  • Working in collaboration with the team members


  • Ensure compliance to GMP certification by conducting and reporting internal reviews
  • Co-ordinates and prepares for all internal, regulatory, supplier and customer audits

The successful candidate

  • Primary degree in Science
  • Experience in working in a regulated environment
  • At least 2 years’ previous experience in QA

Hours of Work

  • This is a full time, permanent position
  • Hours are 8.30am to 5pm, Monday – Friday
  • There is some flexibility around these hours once all operations and opening hours are covered

Why join Q1 Scientific?

Now is a good time join us as business growth has been exceptional with a 900% capacity increase over the last 8 years, taking the total unit footprint to 20,000sqft.

In 2020, Q1 Scientific was announced winner of the Contract Services Company of the Year at the Pharma Industry Awards and was shortlisted for the same award last year.

Recently, Q1 Scientific was awarded ‘Business of the Year‘ at the Waterford Chamber Business Awards.

In addition to a competitive salary, this role offers free onsite parking, benefits and training opportunities.

Apply for the Quality Coordinator position

Send your CV to karrena.legg@q1scientific.com