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Quality Lead - Analytical Services


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


This is an exciting opportunity for a Quality Lead to join our team in Cork - on a 12 month fixed term contract - with reponsibility for the support and management of Analytical Services laboratory personnel, for providing analytical support for product release and for compliance with quality and safety standards within the company:


  1. Overall responsibility for support and management of the Analytical Services Laboratories, i.e. Analytical, Microbiology & Phage laboratories.
  2. Overall responsibility for co-ordination of routine lot release testing in support of Biotools, Membrane and Media production areas to meet planning and shipping deadlines.
  3. Overall responsibility for analytical method development and troubleshooting in the Analytical Services laboratories.
  4. Implementing quality and safety improvement initiatives in the Analytical Services laboratories.
  5. Ensuring compliance of the Analytical Services laboratories to all applicable quality, regulatory and safety requirements.
  6. Providing support to the manufacturing areas for troubleshooting and development activities.
  7. Overall responsibility for the environmental monitoring program onsite.
  8. Developing and controlling the annual budget allocation to the laboratories.
  9. Participating in regulatory, customer and internal audits.
  10. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable Environmental, Health and Safety legislation & adherence to Quality standards for areas of responsibility.
  11. Other duties as required



B.Sc in Chemistry, Microbiology or other relevant scientific discipline.

Minimum of 5 years laboratory supervision experience desirable.

Demonstrated analytical and interpersonal skills.

Proactive in delivering results.

Excellent communication and leadership skills.

Regulatory knowledge required.


Please note that this is a temporary position and has a closing date of 20th April



What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Job Requisition ID:  219536
Location:  Carrigtwohill
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

Careers during Covid-19
Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options.

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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