Complete Laboratory Solutions

Complete Laboratory Solutions

CLS an Irish Contract Laboratory, is the leading provider of sampling and analysis to the food, environmental, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Founded in 1994, CLS has developed a reputation for delivering high quality laboratory data with a customer focused service in a timely manner.

Clients & Quality. The CLS group of laboratories has the accreditations and approvals required to allow us work in partnership with our clients.

Staff. We view our staff as our most valuable asset. We have a complimenting mix of highly qualified laboratory analysts, supported by CLS staff recruited from the environmental, food, medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

Sample collection. We have focused on being the best in the market in the areas of collection, turnaround of results and responsiveness. To ensure this position, we have a fleet of refrigerated vehicles nationwide and CLS staff based in Galway, Dublin and Cork.

Reporting. At CLS we have developed a bespoke in-house Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and an Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP). Results of tests are available online. Clients can securely download their results and trend their data and or apply limits for compliance. The system complies with GAMP guidelines and FDA 21 CFR part 11.

Sampling and analysis at CLS or Client sites: We can provide clients with an option to outsource their testing requirements to CLS state of the art laboratories & technology or CLS‘s analysts can work from client sites on contract and conduct the sampling and or testing there.

Our centres of excellence include the following:

Water / Environmental       Pharmaceutical/Medical Devices     Food/Beverages

Chemistry/ AirAnalytical / StabilityFood chemistry
Sampling / TrainingSampling / TrainingSampling / Training
Supply analysts on contractSupply analysts on contractPipe & Tank Sterilisation
Pipe & Tank sterilisationCleanroom Validation / Environmental MonitoringCleanroom Validation / Environmental Monitoring
Noise / VibrationHealthscreening

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Based on 5 employee reviews
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Complete Laboratory Solutions Jobs

Environmental Science Laboratory Analyst.

The Candidate: College placement and/or industrial experience in an INAB 17025 accredited laboratory a big advantage. Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal.

Pharmaceutical / Medical Devices Microbiologist

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 21/05/2018
  • Galway

Pharmaceutical Microbiologist Job Title: Pharmaceutical Microbiologist with experience in a GMP environment. Location: Galway Educational requirements: A minimum of an Honours B.Sc in a Microbiology related course. Preferably Pharmaceutical Microbiology.

Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Chemistry Analyst

We at CLS are looking for a Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Chemistry Analyst to join our growing team.Experience or knowledge of GMP and HPLC would be advantageous.

Complete Laboratory Solutions reviews

Unfair contract terms

Anonymous in Galway City, Galway, County Galway, Ireland
former employee in 2018

The Best Bits

Friendly lab staff, good experience to learn about all rules and regulations

Things to improve

Very Low pay scale, no pay for overtime, no benefits provided (healthcare etc). Undervalue staff, 3 month notice period, have to pay back training if leaving before contract termination.


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Starter job

Anonymous in Galway City, Ireland
current employee in $ 2018

The Best Bits

Good training programme, subsidized canteen,located in good location in galway

Things to improve

No healthcare,5 years employed before you get 5% pension,no bonus,3 months notice period


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Good place to start career a lot of different contracts available around

Anonymous in Galway City, Ireland
current employee in N 2017

The Best Bits

Many contracts are available across Ireland a lot of variance

Things to improve

Career progression, better pension and healthcare , a transparent payscale.


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