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QC Team Lead

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 14/07/2017
  • Job reference: J365063A

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Job description

We are seeking a QC Team Lead to work within a team of QC Team Leads, in assisting the Laboratory Manager in the efficient operation of the laboratory.


  • Relevant third level qualification
  • At least 5 year's experience working in a pharma laboratory
  • Senior chemist ready to make the move into a people management role (your training & career development will be supported)


  • Assist the Laboratory Manager in achieving company goals
  • Day to day scheduling of laboratory activities
  • Working in real time by ensuring the laboratory work in progress is kept to a minimum
  • Using the existing laboratory tools to generate and maintain performance related metrics
  • Timely close out of deviations and/or investigations
  • Assist with the timely completion of data reviewing as required
  • To identity training requirements and training of QC Chemists/analysts within laboratory and organise training as required
  • To participate in all relevant training to ensure personal training plan is up to date
  • To test and analyse in a timely & efficient manner
  • To calibrate and check calibrations of laboratory instrumentation
  • Take responsibility for issues as they arise and elevating them where necessary
  • Timely and complete handover of documentation and work in progress
  • Reporting on results via correct documentation in real time
  • To complete all deviation reports and/or investigations correctly and in a timely manner
  • To draft procedures and company documentation as required
  • To ensure that all work carried out is in compliance with the required standards conforming to company, cGxP, SOPs, regulatory regulations and guidelines, safety and environmental guidelines.
  • Adhere to all good housekeeping practices
  • To identify and make recommendations for improvements as part of a team within or outside the department in order to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Representing the laboratory at various meetings
  • Plan all external laboratory testing, ensuring all testing is completed on time in full

Health & Safety

  • Ensure requirements of Safety Statement are implemented
  • Continuously promote a positive safety culture by leading by example
  • Implement safety requirements as per site documentation including SOP's, Safety Statement and COP's
  • Report any defects
  • Recruit, train, manage and develop team
  • To perform additional tasks as agreed to support effective running of the business.
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