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Quality Team Leader - Change Control - Longford

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 19148

On behalf of our client, a global healthcare leader of in vitro diagnostics based in Longford, we are recruiting for a Quality Team Leader for Change Control activities in the Quality Operations Department. 

We are looking to speak with suitably qualified candidates, who can lead a team of 4 to 5 people driving departmental changes and continuous improvement initiatives in line with compliance. 

Our client is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. The company’s portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines and serve people in over 160 countries. 

Primary Function/Goals/Objectives

  • Responsible for management of Change Control, including site design control activities for product/process changes to meet site business needs and ensure effective design control of on-market products.
  • Continuously drive departmental projects to support quality and continuous improvement activities.
  • Developing and managing department metrics to support factory throughput and financial plan development.

Major Responsibilities

  • Work within the Quality Department to manage site change control activities for products and processes.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to reports to ensure both area of work and product quality are maintained to the highest standards.
  • Provide the necessary leadership to ensure comprehensive training programs to enable the Change Control Team to perform their functions to a "Best in Class" standard ensuring premium customer service levels
  • Ensure Personal and team adherence to individual Core Job Responsibilities. Set high expectations for communication, accountability and people development for self and team. 
  • Demonstrate leadership by managing your respective area in a fashion to ensure all relevant throughput targets for your area are achieved.
  • Lead area projects and ensure successful planning, execution, completion and implementation to reduce costs, increase throughput and improve process workflows.
  • Manage team to ensure site practices and HR guidelines are adhered to and personnel development is supported.
  • Ensure compliance to GLP/GMP practices, timeliness of CAPA and audit actions and promotion of activities to reduce errors.
  • Optimize the use of human resources by encouraging an atmosphere of involvement, open communications and effective teamwork.
  • Motivate employees and build teams to support the plant's policy of continuous improvement towards the concept of zero defects.


A relevant third level qualification plus working knowledge of GMP requirements in a healthcare or pharmaceutical facility is desired. 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson.