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QC Team Lead

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Scientific
  • Date posted: 12/09/2017
  • Job reference: J373907A

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

We welcome applications from persons who meet the following criteria:

  1. Relevant third level qualification
  2. At least 5 years experience working in a pharma laboratory
  3. Senior chemist ready to make the move into a people management role (your training & career development will be supported)

Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist the Laboratory Manager in achieving company goals
  2. Day to day scheduling of laboratory activities
  3. Working in real time by ensuring the laboratory work in progress is kept to a minimum
  4. Using the existing laboratory tools to generate and maintain performance related metrics
  5. Timely close out of deviations and/or investigations
  6. Assist with the timely completion of data reviewing as required
  7. To identity training requirements and training of QC Chemists/analysts within laboratory and organize training as required
  8. To participate in all relevant training to ensure personal training plan is up to date
  9. To test and analyse in a timely & efficient manner
  10. To calibrate and check calibrations of laboratory instrumentation
  11. Take responsibility for issues as they arise and elevating them where necessary
  12. Timely and complete handover of documentation and work in progress
  13. Reporting on results via correct documentation in real time
  14. To complete all deviation reports and/or investigations correctly and in a timely manner
  15. To draft procedures and company documentation as required
  16. 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.
  17. Adhere to all good housekeeping practices
  18. To identify and make recommendations for improvements as part of a team within or outside the department in order to ensure continuous improvement.
  19. Representing the laboratory at various meetings
  20. Plan all external laboratory testing, ensuring all testing is completed on time in full
  21. Health & Safety
    1. Ensure requirements of EirGen's Safety Statement are implemented
    2. Continuously promote a positive safety culture by leading by example
    3. Implement safety requirements as per site documentation including SOP's, Safety Statement and COP's
    4. Report any defects
    5. If unsure about safety requirements - ask
  22. Recruit, train, manage and develop team
  23. To perform additional tasks as agreed to support effective running of the business.