Microbiology Lab Manager

Job Title: Microbiology Lab Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 124015
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Microbiology Lab Manager
Our client, a blue-chip multinational healthcare manufacturer based in Galway, now seeks a Microbiology Lab Manager who will lead a team of microbiologists while managing the day to day activities of the Micro lab in a cGMP, FDA regulated environment. This is a permanent role.

The successful candidate will lead the Microbiology team overseeing this group and responsible of their development. Additionally, this hire will oversee the Microbiology Lab ensuring; environmental, endotoxin testing and batch-release of all products on site.

This hire will he the point of contact consulting on quality and microbiological issues, support problem solving and resolution, and provide quality management advice and counsel to all customers for related laboratory testing needs. This hire will be provide final review and approval of laboratory results, protocols, reports, SOP's etc.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Microbiology Manager / Supervisor with experience in a similar role i.e. leading team of microbiologists, maintaining regulatory compliance through established programs for lab testing, environmental control, training, SOP's, technical investigations, test method validation and cleaning in a pharmaceutical regulated environment.

Requirements of Microbiology Lab Manager:
Honours Bachelors Degree in Microbiology or associated Life Science discipline.
5+ years microbiology work experience, ideally the majority of which in a FDA regulated environment.
2 years team lead / people management experience in microbiology testing within the laboratory is required, including conducting performance reviews.
Experienced in lead the training & development of micro analysts.
Experienced in the calibration and use of laboratory instrumentation, including troubleshooting equipment when problems arise.
Budgetary management experience is preferred.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Please phone Larry on 01-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie / www.rftgroup.ie

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