Microbiology Manager

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Looking for a new challenge in your scientific managerial career? Interested in working in an environment conducive to professional growth and which promotes a culture of innovation and empowerment? Then we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Microbiology Manager to join a global pharmaceutical company located in Galway.

This is a permanent job and comes with excellent benefits

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You will be managing the Microbiology team and will support their day-to-day activities in the laboratory. You will plan and implement targets and KPIs, set employee goals and conduct performance evaluations – including regular feedback and coaching. You will play an integral role in the development of your staff and provision of their training.

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Ensure highest quality standards are maintained in accordance with current GLP, GMP and regulatory body directives
  • Responsible for ensuring all laboratory analysis is carried out in a safe, efficient and timely manner, so that systems and methods of analysis for sampling and testing are in place to allow for the generation of valid data
  • Manage and control the microbial testing of pharmaceutical products for release
  • Ensure validity of all test methods in the laboratory are established and documented in accordance with SOPs
  • Interact efficiently with other department managers/ directors
  • Support continuous improvement projects such as 6S and lean processes for the laboratory

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum of BSc Degree – preferably Microbiology or Environmental Sciences
  • Minimum of 5 years managerial and/or supervisory experience in a Microbiology department within the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability to define clear targets, devise and implement development plans for the team and ensure progress to completion
  • Good working knowledge of isolator technology
  • Knowledge of Aseptic Processing is an essential requirement in this role
  • Experience of monitoring and managing laboratory analysts in both Microbial and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Environments

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Gareth on 090 6490485.

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