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Senior Analytical Chemist

Job Title: Senior Analytical Chemist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 93098
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Anne Marie Fox
Telephone: 087 2197421

Senior Lab Supervisor - Chemistry

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Lab Supervisor - Chemistry for their site.

  • Provide supervision of the Operations Analytical lab to provide a quality, efficient and cost effective analytical testing service.
  • Responsible for ensuring that Raw Materials, Finished Goods, non-routine and Stability testing is carried out in accordance with cGMP laboratories.
  • The supervisor shall provide support and guidance in the areas of cGMP, Compliance, Regulatory, Technical Investigation, test method optimization, test method validation and technical transfers in the laboratory.

  • Primary Commitment to patient safety and product Quality.
  • Understands and comply with all the regulations governing the quality systems.
  • Delivery of key Quality and Performance Objectives.
  • Ensure compliance for both yourself and team to mandatory training requirements.
  • Supervising and exercising functional control of the laboratory such that a compliant, cost effective and efficient service is provided.
  • Maintaining adequate instrumentation and lab facilities.
  • Maintaining safety awareness in the laboratory.
  • Training and development of laboratory staff.
  • Overseeing the analysis of finished product, in-process, R&D, validation samples and Stability Samples.
  • Supervision of method validation and analytical technical transfers from donor sites.
  • Final review and approval of laboratory results, protocols, reports SOPn++s etc.
  • Provide technical guidance/ trouble shooting in the event of equipment failure, deviations or out of specification results.
  • Selection and recruitment of analytical staff in conjunction with human resources.
  • Conduct performance reviews of direct report.
  • Represent the laboratory on cross functional project teams as required.
  • Attend and represent the Analytical Laboratory at various meetings as required and communicate the required information as required.
  • Liaise with various operational departments to ensure that the laboratory meets and exceeds the plants requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvement within the laboratory in terms of Quality, Compliance and Efficiency using tools such as LEAN and Six Sigma.
  • Ensures all direct reports are aware of their commitment to patient safety and product quality, are current with their training requirements and that they understand and comply with all other regulations governing their work.

  • HETAC Level 8 in relevant field with minimum 6-8 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills required.

For further information on this SeniorLab Supervisor - Chemistry role in Galway please contact Anne Marie Fox on 087 2197421 /

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