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Associate Laboratory Manager

Job Title: Associate Laboratory Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Limerick
REF: 84834
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Contact: Cliona O'Malley
Telephone: 091730022

Associate Laboratory Manager

Our client located in Limerick has a new permanent job available for an Associate Lab Manager. This role will have a focus on technical skills and excellent people management skills.
The Laboratory Supervisor will be responsible for day-to-day management of the Chemistry Laboratory, including strategic development and budgeting control.

The key activities include:
  • Achieving output, quality and service targets within agreed cost parameters.
  • Identifying and introducing systems /testing improvements.

  • Day-to-day scheduling of Product testing ensuring this is carried out in a timely and cost effective manner as per agreed production schedules.
  • Establish performance targets for the Laboratory, and monitor actual performance against targets, taking appropriate and timely corrective action where negative trends begin to emerge.
  • Ensure awareness and achievement of all regulatory and compliance requirements (FDA, ISO, EH&S, etc.) Ensure all laboratory and other relevant procedures are compliant with GLP/GMP requirements and laboratory test records are maintained.
  • Ensure the validation status for all Test methods and laboratory equipment is compliant with regulatory requirements and internal procedures.
  • Provide technical support to the Manufacturing team regarding issues which arise and are detected in the laboratory and also for trials which are performed as part of Root Cause investigation.
  • Support all Process and Equipment Validations projects where laboratory services are required.
  • Prepare and deliver annual budgets.

Education, Experience and Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Science, Chemistry or related subject.
  • 5+ year's relevant experience in GMP Manufacturing/Testing environment in Medical Device/Pharmaceutical Industry.
  • 2+ years demonstrated experience in Manager / Supervisory role for Chemistry Laboratory team with strong leadership skills and can demonstrate success in managing change, developing the team, and confronting performance issues.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current regulatory requirements (FDA requirements preferable) pertaining to Laboratory Management and general GMP also within a pharmaceutical /medical device environment.
  • The ability to continually adapt to a changing regulated environment.
  • A working knowledge of Statistical techniques and analysis would be desirable.
  • Experience in defending Laboratory Systems and areas of responsibility during regulatory inspections.
  • Validation experience desirable.

For further information on this Chemical Laboratory Team Leader role in Limerick please contact Cliona O'Malley on 091730022 /
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