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QC Supervisor

Job Title: QC Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway County
Industry:
Salary: On Application
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 10551
Contact Name: Dean Flynn
Contact Email: recruitment.admin@icegroup.ie

Job Description

Are you an experienced QC Supervisor? We have an exciting permanent position with our Client in Co. Galway.

You will provide technical expertise to assist in the analytical testing on finished product & raw materials using the correct procedures in order to comply with GMP, Health and Safety, SOP’s and environmental and regulatory requirements while ensuring we meet our customer’s needs.

To provide support as required to the QC Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Displays technical competency and full understanding of regulatory guidelines such as FDA/HPRA.
  • Represent QC Lab in various customer and regulatory audits
  • Generation, review & approval of existing methods with reference to pharmacopoeia’s, specifications, regulations and industry standards.
  • Displays technical competency and full understanding of methods and equipment relating to the following areas: HPLC, IR, UV, dissolution & physical testing.
  • Act as technical expert in troubleshooting instrumentation and methods.
  • The training of new personnel in the use of instrumentation & methods used within the QC laboratory function.
  • Completion of method transfer analysis and protocols.
  • Completion of cleaning validation analysis and protocols.
  • Calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment as per calibration procedures & liaison with service engineers as required.
  • Checking analytical results and approval of raw materials, finished product & packaging materials.
  • To support the laboratory testing schedule in order to achieve an efficient QC system and Customer Service level of >95%.
  • Maintain and follow all relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
  • Review and maintain all laboratory logbooks, notebooks & associated documentation to GLP.
  • Liaise with team supervisor & production so that timely reporting of results is achieved.
  • Ensure timely feedback of all queries as appropriate.
  • To bring to the notice of the team leader/supervisor any discrepancies, deviations or non conformances in testing or work practice
  • To complete OOS investigations and follow up on corrective actions
  • Amendment of lab procedures (SOP’s, FPP’s) as and when appropriate
  • Cost effective budget adherence, proactively looking for ways to reduce cost
  • Participating in internal/external audits of the QC function.
  • Ensuring that existing quality procedures are followed in all areas and where appropriate suggestions/change control forms prepared such that the quality system can be improved
  • To encourage and maintain good housekeeping and hygiene within the laboratory
  • To proactively create and encourage a safe working environment, adhering to laboratory safety measures at all times
  • Lead by example ensuring that your work area is kept tidy and that GLP/GMP standards are adhered to at all times
  • Ensure records pertaining QC are all kept up to date and filed properly.

Displays key behaviours such as:

  • Establishes strong working relationships with others, building team rapport and creating a cohesive team environment
  • Displays a positive outlook with strong coaching skills, maintaining interest at all times
  • Takes a methodical, systematic and structured approach to organising work
  • Makes effective and consistent decisions in a timely manner
  • Takes personal responsibility for making a decision, taking action within their own area
  • Escalates issues appropriately
  • Takes action to correct poor performance by being fair and consistent in approach
  • Displays flexibility, willingness to succeed and goes the extra mile
  • Any other duties as assigned by the QC manager.

The Person:

  • Degree in Science Discipline or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3+ years experience within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience in HPLC essential
  • Takes a methodical, systematic and structured approach to organising work
  • Makes effective and consistent decisions in a timely manner
  • Takes personal responsibility for making a decision, taking action within their own area
  • Displays flexibility, willingness to succeed and goes the extra mile

If this position is for you, contact Dean at 091 546700. 

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