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Microbiology Team Lead

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Carlow
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 16/05/2018
  • Job reference: J384939A

Microbiology Team Lead

My client is currently looking for a Microbiology Team Leader to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of Microbiologists, in a progressive manner, to ensure the team are fully supported thereby enabling the Micro Lab to consistently met and indeed exceed its KPI's.

The role includes but not limited to:
* Review and approval of microbiology test data
* Scheduling routine day-to-day laboratory operations and lab operation validation activities
* Managing samples to ensure all samples are taken at the required frequency and tested within the applicable holding time for all sample types
* Providing technical expertise, trouble-shooting, training and support to Microbiologists and cross functional colleagues
* Deviation investigation and report writing and/or review
* Ensuring team members are trained appropriately and supporting training program development and delivery
* Ensuring that laboratory objectives are effectively achieved, consistent with MSD's requirements to ensure compliance, safety and reliable supply to our customers
* Performing impact assessments for project works in the classified areas, manufacturing deviations and change controls
* Providing technical microbiological support to team and other departments as required.
* Initiating and leading improvement projects
* Other tasks as assigned

Experience and Qualifications

* Minimum of 5 years' experience in a Pharmaceutical Microbiology QC Laboratory
* Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology or bioscience
* Experience with regulatory inspections (eg HPRA, FDA)
* Ability to problem solve and work off own initiative with minimal supervision
* Excellent knowledge of cGMP

For more information on this and similar positions please contact Kathryn on 016455250 or email <mailto:>

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