QC/Microbiology Manager - Central Belt

Job Ref: J27758
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 07 September 2018
  • North Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
  • Competitive
  • Pamela Mackie
  • 0141 847 0319

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Quality Control / Microbiology Manager - Central Belt of Scotland - Permanent Do you have experience within the biopharmaceutical industry? Can you perform well in a fast paced environment?

Can you work well in a team and also independently on your own initiative?

Do you appreciate strong Company values? Then you will fit in well with our client - Sartorius Stedim BioOutsource Ltd.

On behalf of our client SRG are looking for outstanding individuals who want to make an impact in a new exciting business area and can work effectively to deliver targets, manage by example and drive standards.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate technical excellence in QC processes, understanding and experience in microbial systems inclusive of environmental monitoring and sterility testing requirements for a GMP facility.

Additionally, you will have proven leadership, organisational and communication skills and a proven track record in laboratory systems or process management.

In return our client can offer you a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, full on the job training, and significant opportunity for personal growth and development within a rapidly expanding successful CRO.

What you can look forward to:

  • Being accountable for the establishment of QC and microbiological services
  • Being accountable for day to day QC activities including materials and sample management, retain management, Environmental Monitoring, trending and interpretation of results and performing the functions of QC SME with responsibility as Site Microbiologist
  • Being accountable for day to day running of the GMP QC laboratory, Microbiology facility and process and equipment qualification
  • Being accountable for the cell banking testing programmes to GMP
  • Generating project plans and assigning responsibilities & timelines
  • Being responsible for the QC & Microbiology team including supervision, delivery of goals and objectives, recruitment, supervision and training and development
  • Liaising with clients both internal and external and representing the QC function during audits
  • Challenging and improving our existing systems & processes

Skills and experience that you need to bring to the Company:

  • You will have a Degree, Masters or PhD in a relevant discipline with a proven track record in QC environment with experience of environmental monitoring and sterility testing programmes within a GMP manufacturing facility. Excellent technical knowledge in QC requirements of a GMP facility and microbial systems and sterility testing would be essential.
  • You will be a driven and motivational leader, with excellent organisational skills, prioritising multiple tasks to ensure on-time project delivery. As well as having the technical insight to problem solve and develop new processes.
  • An excellent communicator at all levels with the technical insight to troubleshoot and develop new processes is essential.

Please apply online or contact Pamela 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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