QC Team Lead - Testing - Biopharma - Cork

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1908-19269

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a QC Team Lead with 4+ years experience in a fast paced QC Testing GMP Environment and proven experience in a supervisory/leadership capacity?

If you have the relevant experience, please forward your CV to karen@jobcontax.com for review or call 353 1 7978720 to discuss in confidence.

QC Team Lead - Testing - Biopharma - Cork


Our client is a leading Contract Research Organization (CRO), working with pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device sectors.

Job Description

Responsible for leading the team on QC Materials and Packaging Components testing.

API, Excipient and Packaging Batch Review and Release

Support API/Excipient and Packaging component testing where necessary

Maintain & Publish QC Materials and Packaging area metrics (WIP level, weekly Output etc) and feed back to the client Lead.

Liaise closely with client Lead on testing priorities and provide timely feedback on progress

Update materials Board with Deliveries from Inventory PO Report

Training Co-ordination- drive cross training and maintain a cross training matrix for team

Lead Investigator - deviations & OOS’s and non-tests for Materials and Pack items

CAPA’s relating to Materials and Pack items

Procedural Updates and Periodic Reviews relating to Materials and Pack items

Change Controls & Completion of Assigned Tasks relating to Materials and Pack items

Non Test Investigations relating to Materials and Pack items

Schedule testing of Materials and Pack to meet priorities working closely with the client Materials lead on deliverables

Drive team to meet weekly targeted delivery

Cross functional communication with Warehouse, Planning, QA , packaging, etc 


Minimum BSc (Hons) in Analytical Chemistry (or equivalent)

At least 1 years’ experience in a supervisory/leadership capacity

Minimum 4 years’ experience in a fast paced QC Testing GMP Environment

Experience with finished product release testing and packaging.

Passionate about quality and customer service.

Excellent communication skills (internally and externally) and understanding of appropriate client interactions.

Willing to operate in a flexible manner and be able to switch priorities at short notice.

Good team player, organised, accurate, have strong documentation skills


Competitive Salary

Permanent Full time position

Benefits include medical insurance, pension and life assurance.


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact him by e-mail karen@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-7978720

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