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QC Microbiology Manager

Location: Dublin
Experience:4-5 Years
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Not Disclosed
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May be suitable for: BD Manager, Microbiology Lab Supervisor

This job specification outlines the general responsibilities associated with the role of Manager QC Microbiology on this Pharmaceutical Manufacturing site. The site is focused on continuous improvement of all work processes and practices.

Specific Job Duties:
• Overall responsibility for QC In process, Release and Stability testing and the associated test and laboratory documentation.
•Ensure the laboratory is operated in a safe manner
•Develop and maintain quality systems within the QC laboratories to ensure ongoing compliance to cGLP
•Compliance with Standard Operating Procedures and Registered specifications.
•Provide an effective and efficient QC service by supervising, developing and coaching the QC team.
•Ensure timely completion of Laboratory Investigation Reports and deviations through the Non-Conformance procedures.
•Issue trend reports on investigations, non-conformances and Environmental Monitoring and identify laboratory practices and procedures for further development/improvement.
•Keeps abreast of current Corporate and industry requirements and compliance trends as they pertain to laboratory operations and aseptic manufacturing.
•Approval of SOP’s, trend data, investigations, deviations, validation protocols, reports, method validation/verifications and equipment qualifications.
•Participate in regulatory agency inspections.
•Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximise operating efficiency.
•Manage and contribute to the achievements of department productivity and quality goals.

People Management
•Supervision/Management of laboratory personnel and adjustments to schedules to maximise efficiencies and adequately support production and other departments.
•Conduct performance appraisal reviews for laboratory colleagues and identify training requirements for further development of colleagues.
•Monitor and assist staff with work progress utilising lean standard of work tools.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a science discipline.
•5+ years of biopharmaceutical QC experience or related quality control or GMP laboratory experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry.
• Experience with regulatory compliance in cGMP manufacturing and testing of pharmaceutical products.

Preferred Qualifications
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Understanding/experience with Trackwise, Change Control Systems, Documentation managementsystem and SAP
•Knowledge of applicable Regulatory requirements
•Experience with Regulatory inspections desirable
•Experience leading cross-functional teams desirable
•Experience working with teams and influencing decisions
•Have relevant years of experience in a pharmaceutical/healthcare Laboratory or a related technical function preferably in an Aseptic or microbiologically controlled environment.
•Managerial/Supervisory experience with a proven record in a Supervisor/ Team Lead role.
•Strong background in microbiology and aseptic manufactured is required.
•Possess key competencies to include planning/organisation, problem solving, communication, teamwork, flexibility, coaching and motivating.

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Libby Ryan | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9254


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