QC Team Lead - Micro

13 May 2019

QC Team Lead - Micro

I am currently recruiting for a QC Team Lead role with a leading biotechnology company based in Cork.

You would be responsible for leading a team to meet deliverables these include testing of samples to meet QC metrics and release commitments. Together with the QC Manager this role is responsible for ensuring the department architecture and vision is in place to meet BioMarin needs.

This permanent role comes with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

The main areas of responsibility of this role are as follows:

  • Lead a QC team to ensure consistent delivery to customers and provide technical expertise for all aspects of testing and out of specification investigations.
  • Responsible for leading development discussions with individuals within the team in areas of professional and personnel development.
  • Responsible for overall performance of the team in areas of technical delivery and inter-team and inter-department collaboration.
  • Responsible for the hiring and performance management of the team.
  • Coach and develop individuals within the team.
  • Collaboration with QC Leads and Associates to ensure the overall running of the QC Laboratory.
  • Develop and maintain internal and external relationships and ensure customer satisfaction through effective communications.
  • Review and approve documentation such as standard operating procedures, training modules, protocols, reports and Trackwise documents.
  • Ensure the team is compliant to GxP, safety and environmental standards.
  • Conduct and document out-of-specification/out-of-trend result investigations.
  • Participate and or ensure support for cross-functional teams.
  • Provide QC support for site plans, protocol executions, and summary reports.
  • Develop and demonstrate an active approach to safety, industrial hygiene, environmental and regulatory compliance.
  • Lead and implement initiatives that add value to QC and site operations.


  • Solid experience of environmental monitoring, clean utilities, microbial ID, plate reading, bioburden, endotoxin, verifications, growth promotion and in-process testing.
  • Previous people management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience of developing and leading teams.
  • Knowledge and experience of Sterile filling processes and equipment including aseptic processing.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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