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Microbiology Laboratory Supervisor

Limerick, Ireland
Quality Assurance

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905740041W

Microbiology Laboratory Supervisor

Manages all aspects of the Quality Assurance Microbiology program and Chemistry supporting Ireland Operations. Ensures all testing & quality requirements related to all products meet company requirements. This position also provides technical leadership and establishes appropriate systems to ensure departmental compliance with regulatory requirements.

Main areas of responsibility:
− Supervises the performance, review and scheduling of laboratory personnel. Provides training development.
− Oversees microbiology and coordinates sampling activity in support of routine testing etc…
− Coordinates and prioritizes laboratory activity in support of routine testing, product release, product shelf-life, process non-conformances, complaint investigations, regulatory submissions, etc.
− Acts as a technical expert and approval authority on relevant technical issues, protocols, SOPs, methods, etc.
− Implements cost improvement projects within department and in support of internal customers.
− Oversees safety & environmental requirements for Raw Material/Chemistry lab and ensures lab meets all safety requirements.
− Track, report, & improve key quality indicators for laboratory compliance and efficiency.
− Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
− Plans and manages annual spending and headcount budgets.
− Acts as the contact for regulatory groups on scientific issues and audits.

Education and Experience Required for Role
− Minimum of a Bachelors degree in a related science/management related field.
− 5+ years industry experience working in a Quality Assurance and/or Research and Development
− Minimum of 2 years managerial experience or advanced management training.
− Understanding of basic Chemistry / Microbiology / sterilization / Stability / Quality System principles and practices
− Technical depth to make solid business decisions
− Ability to interpret GMP’s, regulations, corporate and company policy.
− Thorough knowledge of FDA and International Regulatory requirements.
− Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills required.
− Proven leadership and problem-solving skills
− Ability to work on own initiative and flexible work ethic
− Innovative development techniques and strategic thinking abilities
− Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, and to facilitate and resolve cross-functional activities and issues.

Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (Ireland) Limited (8182)
Job Function
Quality Assurance
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