Senior Manager - Quality Laboratories

Competitive
Permanent
Dublin
26 Feb 2020
BBBH754638

A global pharmaceutical company based in Dublin is looking for a Senior Manager to oversee their Quality Laboratories.

These labs are made up of a Chemistry, Microbiology and an NPI department, each of which has an Associate Manager overseeing analytical operations.

This role reports directly into a Senior Director and has scope to progress into a similar role in time.

Your Role:

This position will have overall responsibility for the Quality Laboratories in Dublin.

  • To ensure efficient and timely execution of assays for commercial batch release, release of utilities, packaging and raw materials as well as completion of stability studies.
  • To set the direction for the department, drive high performance and foster an improvement culture.
  • Minimize number of OOS by ensuring precise analytical methods fit for intended use as well as ensuring adherence to standard work.
  • To support the organization in relation to method transfer.
  • Increase efficiencies, e.g., by means of introducing cyclic planning, digitalization and optimal planning.

Overall responsibilities:

  • Overall responsible for organizational development of the Dublin laboratories in consultation with immediate manager and HR.
  • Lead and develop the team leaders towards a more LEAN and efficient way of working.
  • Work closely together with "Global Quality Operations" to ensure that CoAs are flawless and delivered on time in sync with the batch review and release process.
  • Liaise with the unions to ensure smooth execution of productivity improvements.
  • Work closely together with R&D to ensure alignment in expectations for execution of stability studies.
  • Be an active member in GQL Leadership team.
  • Actively influence the Dublin Site Leadership Team

The Person:

  • Master of Science in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Microbiology or equivalent.
  • Experience from a GXP regulated environment.
  • Several years of general management experience.
  • Demonstrated strong change management skills.
  • Excellent people management and stakeholder management skills.
  • Solid understanding of LEAN, planning and standardization.
  • Behavioural competences: Must be result oriented, able to set and communicate goals and expectations, be self-driven and ambitious as well as being fuelled by driving improvements.

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