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Technical Services Analytical Team Lead, Waterford



Waterford, Ireland 

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Biotech/Pharma, Science

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The Opportunity
Team Horizon has a vacancy for an experienced Technical Services Analytical Team Leader to work on our client’s manufacturing site in Waterford. This is an exciting opportunity to become a permanent member of an expanding engineering team.       
The successful candidate will be prioritising and coordinating the execution of Technical Services Analytical activities in line with department and company requirements.
The Role
  • Assist the Technical Services Manager in achieving company goals
  • Day to day scheduling of laboratory activities
  • Working in real time by ensuring the laboratory work in progress is kept to a minimum.
  • Timely close out of deviations and/or investigations.
  • Assist with the timely completion of data reviewing as required.
  • To identify training requirements and training of Chemists and organize training as required.
  • To participate in all relevant training to ensure personal training plan is up to date.
  • To test and analyse in a timely & efficient manner.
  • To calibrate and check calibrations of laboratory instrumentation as required.
  • Take responsibility for issues as they arise and elevating them where necessary.
  • Timely and complete handover of documentation and work in progress.
  • Reporting on results via correct documentation in real time.
  • To draft procedures, protocols, reports and company documentation as required.
  • To ensure that all work carried out is in compliance with the required standards conforming to company, cGxP, SOPs, regulatory regulations and guidelines, safety and environmental guidelines.
  • Adhere to all good housekeeping practices
  • To identify and make recommendations for improvements as part of a team within or outside the department in order to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Representing the Technical Services department at internal meetings and communications with customers.
  • Plan all external laboratory testing, ensuring all testing is completed on time in full.
  • Health & Safety
  • Ensure requirements of the company’s Safety Statement are implemented
  • Continuously promote a positive safety culture by leading by example
  • Implement safety requirements as per site documentation including SOP’s, Safety Statement and COP’s
  • Report any defects
  • If unsure about safety requirements – ask
  • Recruit, train, manage and develop team
  • To perform additional tasks as agreed to support effective running of the business.
  • Liaise with relevant departments for the timely execution of company projects, including deficiency responses, process validations and new product introductions
The Person
  • Relevant third level qualification
  • At least 5 years previous relevant experience
  • Analytical techniques
  • Operation of laboratory instrumentation
  • Computer Skills to include MS office, ECDL certification an advantage
  • Proven time management skills
  • People management skills
  • Planning & organising
  • Multi-tasking
  • Project management, knowledge of MS project
  • Technical writing skills.

Employment Type:

Full time
Company Info
Team Horizon
1 Cedar Crescent, Cedar Park, Westport, Co. Mayo
Westport, Ireland
Phone: +353 98 50600
Web Site: http://www.teamhorizon.ie
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