Microbiology Lead Analyst

  • Reference: AJ46147
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Westmeath
  • Category: Bio-Pharmaceutical

We currently have a position for a Lead Analyst at our client site in Athlone.

The primary purpose of this role is to lead and manage an off-site Professional Staffing Services team of analytical and sampling staff to ensure that team. The Lead QC Analyst is also the key point of contact for the client on a day-to-day basis. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing routine and non-routine sampling and analysis
  • Effectively leading and coordinating the team so that productivity, quality, documentation, work schedules, safety and housekeeping are run at maximum efficiency.
  • Responsible for the development, coaching, motivation, and morale of team members.
  • Responsible for quality risk assessment of various technical processes.
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving all relevant documentation and technical data.
  • Ensuring at all times that all documentation and laboratory records are up to date and of an appropriate standard.  Development of documentation (SOPs, protocols, etc.) 
  • Leading in laboratory investigations as appropriate.
  • Facilitate regular, effective team and client meetings


Experience/ Qualifications

  • A Degree or Diploma in Microbiology or a related discipline is desirable
  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience of microbiology laboratory.
  • Risk assessment and facilities validation experience is required.
  • Please note this role will involve shift work- 2 cylce (20% shift rate applies)

For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job description (or more information on the role), please contact Tina Egan on 09064 78104or email tina.egan@collinsmcnicholas.ie

For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website www.collinsmcnicholas.ie

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