Chemistry Lab Team Lead
Industry : Healthcare
Education: University degree in Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology or related scientific field or equivalent.
Experience: Candidate who has experience in similar laboratory leadership roles, preferably within a Chemistry/Food Science environment.
The Chemistry Laboratory Team Lead ensures the proficiency and optimal functioning of the laboratory in order to provide the best analytical services to the factory and markets and leads a team of 18 direct subordinates; including 1 Job Sharing position. Shift patterns include 4-cycle and straight days.
Proficiency: Responsible for the adequate follow-up on results of proficiency tests and interlaboratory comparisons. Responsible for performing root cause analysis in case of poor results and in applying corrective action.
o Assist technicians in matters related to instrumentation, analytical monitoring and Good Laboratory Practice.
o Support factories in implementing method updates, alternative methods and in establishing monitoring plans.
Laboratory methods and practices:
o Responsible for the correct and cost-efficient functioning of the laboratory, including personnel safety, availability of equipment to carry out analyses, internal and external quality control.
o Responsible for the analytical competence of technicians to perform the required analysis.
o Responsible for the correct and on time reporting of results to customers and the follow-up of any customer complaints.
o Manage the technicians’ training plan and development needs
o Select, organize and follow up analyses performed by subcontracted labs.
Quality System: Responsible for the proper implementation and regular update of the laboratory quality system in accordance with the GLP Standards.
People and know-how: Develop and maintain competent professionals in the laboratories.
Location: Askeaton, Co Limerick
Duration: Temporary/Maternity Leave Cover
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