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Quality Manager

Ref: 9222418

  • €40,000 - €50,000
  • 12 Jan 2021
  • Tipperary
  • Perm

An expanding Life Sciences company in Tipperary is seeking a Quality Manager to oversee it's Laboratory operations. In this role you will maintain and develop Quality Standards at the site and lead a team of 6. On offer is a permanent role with a competitive salary and benefits package along with an opportunity for career growth. About the Job: Advise on and monitor all aspects of quality on site Co-ordinate and lead activities to close-out corrective/preventive actions arising from anomalies, complaints, OOS and laboratory investigations, internal and external audits (including INAB and clients) within agreed timelines as per procedures Communicate with and coordinate the Quality team members Take ownership of the change control and risk assessment processes, ensuring that assigned tasks are completed to the scheduled timelines Organise Quality Management System Reviews on an annual basis and ensure that action plans are established and completed in the agreed timescale Perform internal audits and ensure that audits are scheduled and undertaken on site according to the Audit Procedure and that all corrective actions required have been completed Support the Laboratory Team in management of equipment and equipment records ensuring that all items of equipment are correctly recorded, labelled and are calibrated at the appropriate frequency in accordance with the site calibration/service schedule Ensure that all methods and procedures are current and that there is documented evidence that all relevant staff are trained accordingly in current and revised procedures upon re-issue as per the document control process Control and archiving of laboratory records in accordance with procedures About You: A scientific background (degree level) where analytical skills can be used for problem solving An understanding of Quality Management Systems, INAB/UKAS requirements and the knowledge to drive change within Microbiology and Chemistry Laboratories Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a quality role in a laboratory environment The ability to work on your own and manage projects to tight deadlines Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Ability to influence opinion and set standards Understanding of the Food Industry and clients’ testing needs High level of reporting and writing skills Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi-task High attention to detail and a methodical approach Passionate and motivated to take on board new challenges, and quick learner. For more on the role call Nigel on 087 3618142 or send your CV for consideration.