QC Compliance Officer, Galway

EUR35000 - EUR40000 per annum + Pension
01 Nov 2020
29 Nov 2020
John Finn
Job Type

My client is a Pharmaceutical Manufacturer, they have a vacancy for a Quality Control Compliance Officer. This position will be based in Galway.

Package: This is a full time, permanent role, salary €35K to €40K plus pension. Please contact John Finn in ManpowerGroup Ireland for full details.

Location: Galway

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm.

Reporting to: QC Laboratory Supervisor


Role overview:

To provide technical expertise to assist in the analytical testing on finished product & raw materials using the correct procedures in order to comply with GMP, Health and Safety, SOP's and environmental and regulatory requirements while ensuring we meet our customer's needs.
To provide support as required to the QC laboratory supervisor.


Job Description and overview:

*Generation, review & approval of existing methods with reference to pharmacopoeia's, specifications, regulations and industry standards.
*Displays technical competency and full understanding of methods and equipment relating to the following areas: HPLC, IR, UV, dissolution & physical testing.
*Calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment as per calibration procedures & liaison with service engineers as required.
*Checking analytical results and approval of raw materials, finished product & packaging materials.
*To support the laboratory testing schedule in order to achieve an efficient QC system and Customer Service level of >95%.
*Maintain and follow all relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
*Timely Review and maintain all laboratory logbooks, notebooks & associated documentation to GLP.
*Ensure timely feedback of all queries as appropriate.
*To bring to the notice of the team leader/supervisor any discrepancies, deviations or non-conformances in testing or work practice
*To complete OOS investigations and follow up on corrective actions
*Amendment of lab procedures (SOP's, FPP's, ECPs etc) as and when appropriate
*Participating in internal/external audits of the QC function.
*Ensuring that existing quality procedures are followed in all areas and where appropriate suggestions/change control forms prepared such that the quality system can be improved
*To encourage and maintain good housekeeping and hygiene within the laboratory
*To proactively create and encourage a safe working environment, adhering to laboratory safety measures at all times
*Lead by example ensuring that your work area is kept tidy and that GLP/GMP standards are adhered to at all times
*Ensure records pertaining QC are all kept up to date and filed properly.


Your personal skills:

*Establishes strong working relationships with others, building team rapport and creating a cohesive team environment
*Displays a positive outlook with strong coaching skills, maintaining interest at all times
*Takes a methodical, systematic and structured approach to organising work
*Makes effective and consistent decisions in a timely manner
*Takes personal responsibility for making a decision, taking action within their own area
*Escalates issues appropriately
*Takes action to correct poor performance by being fair and consistent in approach
*Displays flexibility, willingness to succeed and goes the extra mile
*Any other duties as assigned by the QC team leader/supervisor or manager.
*If decided appropriate it may be decided to amend / update any of the above responsibilities.


Personal Skills and Experience:

*Degree in Science Discipline or equivalent.
*Biology and/or chemistry courses / background required.
*Practical knowledge of analytical techniques.
*Strong computer skills.
*Ability to manage time to meet demanding deadlines, multiple and shifting priorities.
*Attention to detail.
*Ability to work without intense supervision.
*Team attitude with ability to work well with others.
*High ethical business standards
*Strong verbal and written communication skills

If you are interested in this QC Compliance Officer's role please contact John Finn directly at ManpowerGroup for more information: 01 645 5222, Mobile: 087 621 4254 (Outside normal business hours). john.finn@manpower.ie