QC Manager

Location
Swindon
Salary
£0 per annum
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
05 Apr 2018
Ref
J4771
Contact
William Blohm
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
QC Manager
Key Responsibilities:
To provide effective leadership to the QC Chemistry Department and to support other functions across the site.

- To oversee the day to day management of the QC Chemistry Department by the Section Heads and Team Leaders.
- Establish Visual Management processes & adopt Operational Excellence tools.
- To actively provide on-time delivery' of results, meeting client expectations
- To manage performance for your direct reports.
- To ensure that all members of QC Chemistry are adequately trained for the role they are performing and to ensure that training records are maintained for the department.
- To deliver RFT and OTD targets
- To deliver all departmental KPI targets within the identified timeframe
- To manage the QC consumables purchasing budget
- To manage the stability programme, reserve sample storage and cleaning validation programme.
- To write and approve technical documentation within the department.
- To ensure that all tasks are carried out in an effective and efficient manner to meet budgetary requirements.
- To communicate effectively with others on-site and throughout the corporation, to participate with them in planning and problem solving activities as required.
- To manage the validation of laboratory equipment and testing methods.
- To manage introduction of new products.
- To support internal and external audits where required, being present and supporting any GMP regulatory and client audits.
- Follow company procedures to ensure the team is managed in line with company procedures.
- To ensure that all health and safety procedures within the department are adhered to with respect to personal duties and duties of others.
- To maintain a thorough understanding of international cGMP, and regulatory requirements pertinent to the department and to ensure that all work within the department complies with these and with departmental procedures.
- To perform any other tasks which may be required from time to time.

Health & Safety:

- Understand emergency procedures and safe systems of work.
- Compliance with all EH&S requirements.
- Observe safety behaviour in the working environment.

Experience:

- Degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Pharmacy, life sciences or a related discipline
- Extensive experience demonstrated expertise in analytical chemistry in a QC environment.
- Extensive laboratory management experience.
- In depth knowledge of cGMP.

Characteristics:

- Dynamic, self-motivated, pro-active approach to taking on challenging requirements.
- Creativity, judgement and analytical thinking.
- Ability to work to critical timelines.
- Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral and the self-confidence to use these skills to convince other to buy into proposals and plans.
- Effective manager of staff.