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QC Team Leader

Reference:SMC3486 Location: Cork
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Quality Control Supervisor

We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with a pharmaceutical organization based in Cork. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.


The QC Leader will be responsible for leading/supporting the QC team in their daily activities along with the various tasks outlined below.

  • Supporting staff to plan their workloads, rotas and organise ongoing QC resources
  • Hosting the laboratory tours and presenting data during Customer audits or Regulatory Inspections
  • Ensuring information is communicated and fed back effectively to the relevant parties in a timely manner to guarantee all parties are kept fully informed.
  • Responsible for the training modules of QC employees on laboratory methods, laboratory SOPs and correct laboratory techniques
  • Interpret data and use as a basis for routine decision making and actions.
  • Participate in root cause analysis and risk assessments (where appropriate)
  • Monitor and trend laboratory data
  • Review, update and approve laboratory SOPs
  • Review, update and approve specifications and analytical methods
  • Responsible for the API Stability program
  • Oversee Cleaning validation and verification studies
  • Ensure maintenance and calibrations on laboratory equipment are performed
  • Troubleshooting on Laboratory equipment
  • Responsible for the introduction and qualification of new equipment in the laboratory
  • Responsible for backup and restore procedures in the laboratory
  • Ensure all instruments meet data integrity standards
  • Responsible for Change controls and CAPAs generated in the QC department

Education & Experience
  • Strong work experience in the pharmaceutical or related industry
  • Experience in a senior or supervisory role
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to lead the QC Team during Investigations and trouble-shooting

If interested in this posting please feel free to contact Seán McCarthy on +353 (0)87 798 8480 or for further information.