Job Purpose: Prioritising and coordinating the execution of Technical Services Analytical activities in line with department and company requirements

Responsibilities (Not Limited to)

  • Assist the Technical Services Manager in achieving company goals
  • Day to day scheduling of laboratory activities
  • Working in real time by ensuring the laboratory work in progress is kept to a minimum.
  • Timely close out of deviations and/or investigations.
  • Assist with the timely completion of data reviewing as required. 
  • To identify training requirements and training of Chemists and organize training as required.
  • To participate in all relevant training to ensure personal training plan is up to date. 
  • To test and analyse in a timely & efficient manner. 
  • To calibrate and check calibrations of laboratory instrumentation as required.
  • Take responsibility for issues as they arise and elevating them where necessary.
  • Timely and complete handover of documentation and work in progress.
  • Reporting on results via correct documentation in real time.
  • To draft procedures, protocols, reports and company documentation as required.
  • To ensure that all work carried out is in compliance with the required standards conforming to company, cGxP, SOPs, regulatory regulations and guidelines, safety and environmental guidelines.
  • To identify and make recommendations for improvements as part of a team within or outside the department in order to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Representing the Technical Services department at internal meetings and communications with customers.
  • Plan all external laboratory testing, ensuring all testing is completed on time in full. 
  • Recruit, train, manage and develop team

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

Relevant third level qualification

At least 5 years previous relevant experience

Skills: Computer Skills to include MS office, People management skills, Project management, knowledge of MS project, Technical writing skills, Leadership, Ability to deal with cross-functional groups, Ability to handle pressurized timelines, Attention to detail, Problem Solving / Analysis Adaptability