Excellent opportunity for an experienced Microbiology Supervisor to join my client in Athlone Co, Westmeath on a 22 month fixed term contract. You will lead a dynamic team. Ensure top-quality standards, regulatory compliance, and a culture of continuous improvement.
Reporting to the Associate Director Microbiology, the successful candidate will supervise a team of 5-7 Microbiology and QC sampling analysts.
**excellent benefits on offer for contract duration**
Microbiology Supervisor responsibilities:
Responsibility for management and appraisal of the performance and development of the Microbiology/QC sampling team.
Management of laboratory investigations using systematic RCA approach and effective CAPA planning. Ensure follow-up on anomalies, failures, and out of trend/out of limit results.
Preparation, review and approval of documents such as SOPs, Analytical Protocols, Change Controls and Reports.
Ensuring Microbiology laboratory readiness for internal, customer and regulatory inspections. Representing the Company at audits, client visits as required. Follow up on the close out of actions/ recommendations identified from both internal and external audits.
Responsibility for Employee relations, change, motivation, target setting, training, communications, occupational health & safety.
Actively leading and supporting site projects, quality initiatives and continuous improvement programmes within the QC department. Utilising available resources in an efficient manner to support business needs.
Collaborating with and influencing internal and external stakeholders outside of QC department to ensure effective operation, compliance and deliverables are achieved.
Review / approval of Microbiology metrics e.g. monthly quality report, , KPI reports, etc.
Microbiology Supervisor requirements:
Third level qualification (BSc or higher) in Microbiology/Related Science Discipline with desired 10 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical environment and a minimum of 3 years people management experience.
Previous supervisor experience is necessary along with the ability to influence peer group.
Technical troubleshooting experience, understands data driven decision making, critical thinking and experienced in all aspects of environmental monitoring, water systems, product testing in oral solid dosage forms.
Previous experience of HPRA/FDA regulated site including regulatory audit preparation and auditor interaction experience.
**FULL SPEC ON REQUEST**
For a confidential discussion, please contact Tina Cornally.