Laboratory Manager | Collins McNicholas

Laboratory Manager

  • Reference: AJ44675
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Westmeath
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Laboratory Manager

The Laboratory Services Manager is responsible for successfully running an operational QC laboratory with responsiblity for ensuring efficient and compliant day-to-day operations.

Lab Manager responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining the lab-specific documentation required for the Quality Management System.
  • Plan and implement operational systems to conduct laboratory testing to control and reduce testing lead times and cost and improve other key indicators.
  • Execute testing and certification/ disposition required for artwork, component, raw material, finished product and stability testing to meet business goals.
  • Transfer/validate in-house methods and verification of compendial methods to ensure overall project schedule timelines are met.
  • Effectively manage contract testing labs; ensuring cost effective service as well as adherence to overall schedule.
  • Maintaining a motivated, knowledgeable, agile and talent based laboratory team.
  • Facilitate staff personnel career development to ensure staff engagement, aligned with overall corporate goals
  • Conducting audits of 3rd party suppliers and service providers.
  • Monitoring, evaluating and resolving issues related to day-to-day activities.
  • Working with Development, Operations and other functions to ensure a smooth transfer of technologies and products from Development to commercial manufacturing.

Full spec on request

Lab Manager requirements:

  • BSc/MSc in science discipline required
  • Good knowledge of quality systems, FDA and EU regulations and ICH guidelines as they relate to Quality Control.
  • Previous experience in a management or supervisory role in a commercial QC group within a pharmaceutical company. 
  • Extensive experience with chemistry analytical techniques, particularly chromatography and spectroscopy techniques.
  • Experience with method validation and method transfer and associated troubleshooting required.
  • Experience with method development and/or biopharmaceutical methods desirable.
  • Qualified Person experience or educational requirements desirable

For more information or to apply please contact Tina Egan on 09064 50663.

Please Note: Collins McNicholas will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.

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