Senior Microbiologist - Laboratory Quality Manager

Expion Search And Selection
£28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Provide quality management support and development for the implementation and maintenance of the quality management system within the laboratory,
  • Maintain & support ISO9001, ISO13485, ISO17025 and cGMP certification and accreditation in the laboratory.
  • To ensure all work in the laboratory is carried out in compliance with the Health and Safety policies.
  • Take the lead in hosting customer/regulatory audits of the laboratory, ensuring actions/responses are delivered in a timely manner
  • To identify and report any failures in the implementation of the quality system, to investigate such matters and recommend appropriate corrective action.
  • Perform internal audits
  • Perform regular CAPA's
  • To initiate, investigate, control and analyse the recording and investigating of customer complaints.
  • Oversee change control & GMP Risk assessments.
  • Review process & equipment validation (URS, IQ, OQ, PQ)
  • To be responsible for the Quality and GMP training of all site personnel.
  • Regular liaison with customers, establishing tech methods and advising on requirements for testing.

To succeed in this challenging, people focused business, you will:

  • Have strong knowledge of microbiology techniques and Quality Assurance Standards (ISO 17025 & GMP)
  • 3 years + of laboratory experience
  • Degree qualified in a relevant scientific field (preferably Biology)
  • Ideally have internal auditing qualification (company will provide training)
  • Excellent communication & the ability to deal with multiple stakeholders (internal & external)
  • Self-starter attitude and the ability to influence/train people on Quality related activities in a laboratory environment.

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