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Senior Microbiologist

Quality & Laboratory
Siobhán Lane
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Job Reference: JO-1910-64811_1571391009


The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate a high level of technical leadership, collaboration, and coaching to facilitate the team in becoming a high-performance organisation and ensuring timely delivery of projects.

Central to this objective will be the active engagement and communication with all internal and external stakeholders.

A high level of innovation, enthusiasm and drive will be required to deliver technical excellence for analytical method stabilisation and process optimisation studies which will deliver and maintain process robustness.


* Good knowledge of working practices required for working in a Microbiology laboratory (e.g. Bioburden, Endotoxin, Sterility testing etc.)

* Support assay optimisation/investigations within the Microbiology area

* Technology Transfer

* Preparation of documentation associated with the projects in accordance with GDP (good documentation practice) and site procedures.

* Lead the delivery of projects whilst adhering to project timelines through the use of project management tools

* Lead cross-functional problem-solving teams for troubleshooting, and investigations within local Quality, other Sites and contract laboratories as required.

* Commissioning and Qualification of various lab equipment and design and execution of assay and equipment validation studies and ongoing monitoring.

* Prepare, review and approval of technical documents, procedures, CAPAs, change control, deviations, metrics, etc.

* Actively pursue development opportunities to increase the skill set and experience within the group through continuous education, job rotation, cross-functional training, Lean Six Sigma, etc

* Collaborate with internal partners (i.e. other sites, R&D) and externally with CROs Qualifications


* BSc in a relevant Science discipline Ph.D./M.Sc. qualification (Science)

* Experience with leading analytical method validations/Verifications

* Self-motivated and ability to work as part of a team with good project management Skills

* High level written and verbal communications with advanced PC skills

* Knowledge and experience of operating in a development and commercial lab environment.

* Knowledge of and experience in applying Six Sigma and Lean methodologies

* Equipment commissioning and qualification.

* Management Professional (PMP) Evidence of Continuous Professional Development.

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