Laboratory Validation Manager

Job Ref: J26206
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 24 August 2018
  • Westmeath, Republic of Ireland, Ireland
  • £60,000 - £65,000 per Annum
  • Neil Walton
  • 0203 096 4700

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Laboratory Validation Manager

€60,000 - €65,000 + Bonus + Relocation & Excellent Benefits

Based in Central Ireland

Do you have substantial experience of qualification, maintenance, calibration and repair of analytical instrumentation?

Would you like to work for a leading global research and development organisation?

My client is a leading global research organisation providing drug discovery and development solutions to global Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical clients. Due to continued success and growth, a unique permanent opportunity has arisen to work as a Lead Laboratory Instrumentation Engineer within their state-of-the-art small molecule and biologics testing department.

The role of the Laboratory Validation Manager is to lead the qualification, maintenance, calibration and repair of analytical instrumentation, and lead a small team of scientists / engineers. Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate and perform calibration and maintenance activities on a range of analytical equipment per company procedures.
  • Coordinate and perform equipment qualifications, executing IQ/OQ/PQ activities.
  • Review calibration and maintenance records from peers.
  • Track and maintain equipment schedule
  • Reviews and updates equipment SOP's.
  • Train analysts / analytical chemists on equipment.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Lead and manage a small team of 4-6 Scientists / Engineers.
  • Coordinate and prioritise project activities with internal functional groups analytical labs, QA, QC and facilities.

To be considered you'll need the following Skills, Experience and Qualifications;

  • GMP knowledge and understanding of FDA, ICH, and USP guidelines
  • Analytical equipment experience is a must. Experience in running/maintaining/calibrating a range of analytical equipment including HPLC/UPLC/Dissolution apparatus/ particle counting apparatus. Experience in biopharmaceutical equipment such as CE / iCE would be a plus.
  • Ability to utilise Microsoft Excel and Word to perform tasks
  • Proven ability in technical writing skills
  • Proven problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Time management and project management skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team as well as working off own initiative.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment requiring frequent changes in priorities.
  • Ability to train/mentor junior staff.

Key Words "Laboratory Equipment Validation, HPLC, UPLC, Dissolution, Calibration, Maintenance, NGI, ACI, SDS-Page, iCE, Capillary Electrophoresis, laboratory, Senior Scientist, IQ/OQ/PQ, Validation Engineer"

Candidates can look forward to job stability with a leading CRO that has experienced year-on-year growth. With future expansion plans, there is the opportunity to progress in your career in a real way. They a generous salary, medical insurance, pension, life insurance and relocation assistance to those qualified candidates based outside of the Republic of Ireland.

Please apply online or call Neil Walton on +442030964706 for further information

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

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