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QC Technical Supervisor

Applications will close 23 October 2020.

**Quality Control Technical Supervisor** **Ringaskiddy API Plant** **(12 month assignment)**

An opportunity exists to join the Quality Control Leadership team on a 12 month assignment reporting to one of the Quality Control Laboratory Team Leaders.

**Position Summary**

The QC Technical Supervisor role is to support an efficient and compliant Quality Control function within the Ringaskiddy facility. The role requires the building of excellent peer relationships within and outside of the QC department. This role is key to the QC department meeting its commitments through Regulatory Compliance, Laboratory Right First Time and Laboratory efficiency while utilizing appropriate Lean & six sigma tools and effective Laboratory Investigations. The role requires an excellent technical/functional knowledge of appropriate systems and incorporates providing technical support in the areas of In-Process Control, Incoming Raw Materials, Intermediates, API testing, Stability, Uniformity/Validation, Technical Transfers (AMTE) and other analytical support as required to support improved laboratory performance. The QC Technical Supervisor is responsible for maintaining regulatory compliance, cGMP, GLP and relevant EHS standards.

**Main Areas of Responsibility**

In brief the role involves but is not be limited to the following:

+ The role works within the Lab Centric Team to deliver the QC business value element of the sites value stream organization.

+ Improve laboratory RFT through the use of effective root cause analysis and corrective/preventative actions for LIs (and lab errors) and also improvements to analytical testing (process mapping etc).

+ Support effective root cause analysis and timely closure of investigations.

+ Be a change agent within the QC department by facilitating and leading appropriate change projects.

+ Provide technical support to the QC Analysts within the Lab Centric Team.

+ Lead Continuous Improvement culture within the QC Team.

+ Support and maintain the IMEx programme to optimise efficiencies and cost effectiveness.

+ Maintain a strict code of conduct with regard to cGMP, safety and housekeeping in the laboratory.

+ Ensures all laboratory supplies (chemicals, hardware, glassware, and consumables) are purchased, safely stored, and stocks maintained at a level which supports all testing requirements.

+ Be cost focused and support budget within area.

+ Support other activities within the QC Department as required.

**Knowledge and Experience:**

The ideal candidate should have:

+ An appropriate third level qualification (Degree) in Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry or related discipline.

+ Proven supervisory experience in a relevant technical role in a pharmaceutical/healthcare laboratory.

+ The ideal candidate will be a self starter with the ability to work on their own initiative and within teams.

+ Excellent ability to deliver results, with strong interpersonal , communication and influencing skills.

+ Demonstrated ability in the areas of 6 sigma, Lean and Continuous Improvement.

In order to be considered for this position you need to be legally eligible to work in Ireland.

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

Due to high volume of applications we will be contacting successful candidates only.


Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

Quality Assurance and Control


Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-12

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