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Supervisor QC Chemistry (Shift)

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 19/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH15417

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QC Chem Supervisor

A Supervisor QC Chemist (shift) is required to join a leading biotechnology manufacturing company. This position offers an impressive and unique opportunity for interested candidates. This position requires people who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

This role will be responsible for overseeing the laboratory quality control testing of in-process, stability, and final drug products. The role will be shift work and will act as a point of contact for the team. This is a perfect opportunity to join a select team that has already established itself as a frontrunner leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry.


  • Coordinate with the members of manufacturing, research and development, and formulation to provide analytical support
  • Supervise QC analysts within team in order to distribute work, monitor progress and perform product testing where required
  • Ensure that all safety standards to maintained, and adhered to, while ensuring compliance with applicable cGMP regulations and SOPs
  • Responsible for all safety and cGMP activities of associates working in quality control chemistry, ensuring all QC analysts receive proper training
  • Conduct laboratory investigations and generate reports in response to invalid assays, deviations, and OOS/OOT
  • Responsible for performing personnel management functions including time sheet submissions, scheduling of vacations, personnel development, and performance evaluations
  • Responsible for CAPA and change controls completion, feedback meetings and direct reports
  • Required to interact with both internal and external parties, customers and peer groups


  • BSc degree or higher in Life Science field (chemistry, biology, or related) required
  • 5+ years hands-on experience working in a laboratory preferred
  • Experience working within cGMP regulatory guidelines within the biopharma industry
  • Supervisory/Leadership experience required
  • Analytical lab experience preferred - HPLC, UPLC, UV-VIS, Densitometry
  • Chemical Testing experience - pH, conductivity, appearance, osmolality


  • Excellent time management, organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Represent a professional, respectful, and ethical manner when interacting with co-workers and internal/external parties
  • Experience with electronic systems - LIMS, Empower, eDoc, Trackwise etc.
  • Strong analytical ability and associated problem solving.
  • Good time management, attention to detail, and leadership skills
  • Adaptable, flexible, and willing to travel when needed
  • Knowledge and proficient in the use of Microsoft products - Excel, Word and PowerPoint

For more information please contact Kathryn on 01 6455244 or email Kathryn.white at

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