Quality Control Team Leader | Collins McNicholas

Quality Control Team Leader

  • Reference: CJ45187
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Munster, Tipperary, Waterford
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

QC Team Leader – Pharmaceutical Multinational

Job Purpose:

  • To lead and supervise all activities associated with their quality control stream and ensure all such relevant activities comply with all GMP, GLP, EHS and regulatory requirements.

 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Ensure QC team work in a safe manner and in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Perform duties in a compliant manner and behave in accordance with site SOP’s, EHS standards and guidelines and relevant legal requirements.
  • Ensure Adherence to all safety standards – “Lead by Example”.
  • Read and understand Standard Operation Procedures applicable to role.
  • Report all accidents, incidents and any EHS issues using the appropriate process /system to your manager or, if required, the Occupational Health Advisor.
  • Maintain work area in an inspection ready state and clean as you go to maintain good safe housekeeping standards.
  • Be aware of the impact of your job activities on EHS.
  • Conduct formal / informal safety audits / checks including safety contacts on a daily / weekly basis and ensure appropriate actions are identified to avoid reoccurrence and all identified actions are closed in a timely manner.
  • Report any damaged or unsafe equipment or practice.
  • Ensure that there is adherence to the garbing procedure and proper use & maintenance of PPE.
  • Ensure all Risk Assessments are completed to schedule and that any new risks are identified and escalated to your manager immediately.
  • Ensure EHS audit findings are thoroughly investigated and effective corrective and preventive action plans are in place to prevent a re-occurrence. Ensure timelines are adhered to.
  • Generate Accident Reports & participate in Accident / Incident investigation where required.
  • Chair weekly EHS meeting as per schedule and support monthly meetings as required.
  • Ensure safety culture is embedded within the QC area. 
  • Ensure near miss target is achieved as per site scorecard.
  • Escalate issues to the QC Manager as appropriate
  • Manage the area during any unforeseen situations such as accidents/incidents, chemical Spillage’s, etc.
  • Ensure QC team work in a compliant manner and in accordance with Good Manufacturing and Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Ensure all quality audit findings are thoroughly investigated and effective corrective and preventive action plans are put in place to prevent a re-occurrence. Ensure timelines are adhered to.
  • Be aware of the impact of your job activities on quality.
  • Training of QC team in accordance with GLP.
  • Review of completed analytical reports prior to OQ approval.
  • Preparation, review and approval of in-house procedures e.g. SOPs, monographs, protocols etc.
  • Decision-making and liaison with internal departments to disposition product in accordance with GMP.
  • Troubleshooting analytical problems.
  • Participate fully in our site’s quality initiatives and support quality continuous improvement programmes.
  • Communicate with the QC Manager on a regular basis on QC status.
  • Ensure Halal requirements are met in accordance with General Guidelines of Halal Assurance System LPPOM MUI for applicable Medical Device Products/Markets.
  • Provide motivational and effective leadership for team members.
  • Manage training and development plans for direct reports. Monitor personnel performance, time keeping and attendance and provide regular updates to the QC Manager.
  • Responsible for direct supervision of the following activities:
    • Sampling and testing activities relating to raw materials, packaging components, bulk product, finished product, stability and validation ensuring lead-times are adhered to
    • Ensure there is a balanced workload among analysts
    • Manage holiday applications and holiday cover
  • Ensure thorough understanding of HR legislation and policies.
  • Ability to provide key input into site management decisions.
  • Building capability in team.
  • Drive accountability within the team.

 

Role Requirements:

Basic Experience:

  • Educated to a minimum of primary or higher science based degree level.
  • 3-4 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical / healthcare industry in an analyst/ senior analyst / supervisory capacity.

 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Rory Walsh on 021 4911063 or email rory.walsh@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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