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QC Microbiology Team Lead

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
£34000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2022

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We are currently looking for a QC Microbiology Team Lead to join a leading Biopharmaceutical company based in the Wiltshire area. As the QC Microbiology Team Lead you will be leading and managing a GMP Microbiology laboratory.

This is a great opportunity for a QC Microbiology Team Lead to provide leadership, development, and coaching of all direct reports, whilst applying your extensive practical knowledge of a broad range of Microbiology techniques supporting the manufacturing the companies pharmaceutical products.


Your duties as the QC Microbiology Team Lead will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will provide your expertise in microbiological assays whilst participating in assay development, technology transfer, and method validation whilst conducting troubleshooting investigations.

2. You will play a lead role hosting audits from with internal and external customers and parties, and lead, write, and review quality records such as CAPAs, OOS, SOPs, and deviations.

3. You will manage and lead the QC Laboratory, manage individual training needs for teams and their schedules as well as manage operational constraints and unplanned events.

4. You will represent QC in project teams and deliver analytical knowledge and services to contribute to the success of these projects, whilst maintaining up-to-date awareness of regulatory and scientific developments.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the QC Microbiology Team Lead we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences degree such as Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology or a similarly related subject.

2. Proven industry experience in a GMP or ISO environment where you have lead, managed, and coached members of staff within a QC Microbiology laboratory.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with a broad range of microbiology techniques, writing / reviewing documents, and a track record of troubleshooting and problem solving within a laboratory setting.

Key Words: Microbiology | Team Lead | QC | Quality Control | Microbiologist | Manager | GMP | ISO | SOP | OOS | OOT | Route Cause Analysis | Environmental Monitoring | Pharmaceutical | Biopharmaceutical | Industry | Method Validation | CAPA | Life Science

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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