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Technical Services Analytical Team Leader

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location:
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Date posted: 27/08/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH15513

Technical Services Analytical Team Leader

Job Description:

Prioritising and coordinating the execution of Technical Services Analytical activities in line with department and company requirements.


  • Assist the Technical Services Manager in achieving company goals
  • Day to day scheduling of laboratory activities
  • Working in real time by ensuring the laboratory work in progress is kept to a minimum.
  • Timely close out of deviations and/or investigations.
  • Assist with the timely completion of data reviewing as required.
  • To identify training requirements and training of Chemists and organize training as required.
  • To participate in all relevant training to ensure personal training plan is up to date.
  • To test and analyse in a timely & efficient manner.
  • To calibrate and check calibrations of laboratory instrumentation as required.
  • Take responsibility for issues as they arise and elevating them where necessary.
  • Timely and complete handover of documentation and work in progress.
  • Reporting on results via correct documentation in real time.
  • To draft procedures, protocols, reports and company documentation as required.
  • 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.
  • Adhere to all good housekeeping practices
  • To identify and make recommendations for improvements as part of a team within or outside the department in order to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Representing the Technical Services department at internal meetings and communications with customers.
  • Plan all external laboratory testing, ensuring all testing is completed on time in full.
  • Health & Safety
    • Ensure requirements of our clients Safety Statement are implemented
    • Continuously promote a positive safety culture by leading by example
    • Implement safety requirements as per site documentation including SOP's, Safety Statement and COP's
    • Report any defects
    • If unsure about safety requirements - ask
  • Recruit, train, manage and develop team
  • To perform additional tasks as agreed to support effective running of the business.
  • Liaise with relevant departments for the timely execution of company projects, including deficiency responses, process validations and new product introductions

Minimum Qualifications & Experience:

  • Relevant third level qualification
  • At least 5 years previous relevant experience

Skills & Behavioural Competencies:


  • Analytical techniques
  • Operation of laboratory instrumentation
  • Computer Skills to include MS office, ECDL certification an advantage
  • Proven time management skills
  • People management skills
  • Planning & organising
  • Multi-tasking
  • Project management, knowledge of MS project
  • Technical writing skills.


  • Leadership
  • Ability to deal with cross-functional groups
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Compliance & adherence to regulations
  • Safety Awareness
  • Ability to handle pressurized timelines
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem Solving / Analysis
  • Adaptability

Reports directly to Technical Services Manager.

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