Microbiology – Team Leader

  • Reference: LK46258y
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Limerick, Tipperary
  • Category: Bio-Pharmaceutical

Title: Shift Team Lead

Location: Limerick


Lead a team of analytical staff to ensure that the team is operating at the highest quality and productivity standards.


  • Working with the Group Leader to effectively coordinate and lead the PSS shift team so that productivity, quality, documentation, work schedules, safety and housekeeping are run at maximum efficiency.
  • Ensuring that the client gets the best possible service by continually reviewing best practice in relation to both commercial and quality issues and ensuring 100% ethical work standards and GMP compliance.
  • Development, coaching, motivation, and morale of team members through effective teambuilding and use of reward and recognitions systems celebrating team success
  • Responsible for quality risk assessment of various technical processes, including sampling plans; preparation of validation protocols and subsequent procedures for final approval by client personnel.
  • Forward planning of activities in order to maximise the use of client resources during training periods
  • Communicating regularly with the client and Eurofins Management to ensure information is shared effectively and actions are taken immediately.
  • To keep up to date with any technological or method revisions in their area, ensuring their training is complete and adjusting their work as required.



Degree in Microbiology or a related discipline.


  • At least 3 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical industry GMP laboratory
  • Strong familiarity with GMP and Microbiology
  • Good understanding of Chemistry is advantageous
  • Passionate about quality and customer service.
  • Excellent communication skills (internally and externally) and understanding of appropriate client interactions.
  • Willing to operate in a flexible manner and be able to switch priorities at short notice.
  • Good team player, organised, accurate, have strong documentation skills


To apply for this role please forward your CV to ben.forde@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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