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Microbiology Lead Analyst/Team Lead

  • Location: Cork, County Cork, Munster, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent

Microbiology Lead Analyst/Team Lead required for a leading pharmaceutical organisation in Cork. The Lead Analyst/TL will lead a team of analytical staff and ensure client expectations are met. You will be a key point of contact for the client on a day-to-day basis.

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Effectively coordinating and leading the team so that productivity, quality, documentation, work schedules, safety, and housekeeping are run at maximum efficiency.
  • Development, and coaching, of team members.
  • Communicating regularly with the client and company to ensure information is shared effectively and actions are taken immediately.
  • Reviewing and approving all relevant documentation in a timely manner.
  • Contributing to forward planning of activities in order to maximise the use of client resources during training periods.
  • Ensuring that work is scheduled, and cross-training takes place as requested.
  • Performing all analyses required to the correct standard and turnaround times.
  • Performing out performance appraisals with staff as part of the overall performance management programme within the organisation.
  • Handling any client-related queries where necessary and liaising with their team and with personnel from other teams to problem solve these queries if needed.
  • Ensuring equipment is properly maintained and in the event of a breakdown that it is repaired in accordance with client procedures (with reference to timeliness, quality and cost.)
  • Ensuring that all laboratory supplies are in place as required by the client.
  • To address group local audit findings.
  • To participate as required in any investigations associated with the team deliverables.
  • To perform routine and non-routine analysis using traditional and modern analytical techniques, as required by the client representative.
  • To GMP review analytical data.
  • To initiate and follow-up OOS results and action limits as per client procedures.
  • To participate in the preparation of reports.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • A degree or diploma in microbiology/chemistry or a related subject.
  • At least 3 years experience in a pharmaceutical industry GMP laboratory.
  • Good team player, organised, accurate, have strong documentation skills.

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive Salary (depending on experience).
  • Bonus.
  • Healthcare.
  • Pension.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane.

(021) 4320675