We are seeking an experienced Biosafety Supervisor for our clients Biologics Division located in Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Our client, a major player in the global life science sector is looking for an experienced supervisor to join their expanding facility in Mayo. This is a permanent role and you will join a busy and progressive company.

You will be welcomed into a highly personable environment which is designed to enable professionals to make a major contribution to the development of pharmaceutical products and therapies.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary which will be accompanied with health insurance, pension contribution and life assurance. Furthermore, your new employer will provide extensive training and support

This main duties & responsibilities shall be:

  • Oversee the quality of work produced by the Biosafety team and ensure it is conducted in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and the principles of GMP.
  • To implement and supervise safe working methods within the team and to inform and instruct staff of these. Comply with all Health and Safety regulations and procedures.
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement training for staff on technical aspects of new and existing assays.
  • Responsible for providing feedback on performance to analysts working on Client specific projects.
  • Be involved in preparing costings and proposals based on protocols/project plan of proposed work by clients.
  • Assist in the transfer of assays from clients to the Biosafety & CBA Department where appropriate.
  • Participate in regulatory and client audits and liaising with clients as required.
  • Assist in the generation of appropriate SOPs.
  • Assist Project Leaders in research technical information for incoming new enquiries.
  • Responsible for compiling audit responses in conjunction with the team and the Biosafety & CBA Manager.
  • Responsible for supporting staff with deviations and laboratory investigation reports.
  • Raw data review.
  • Responsible for ensuring all raw data and test results including protocols, reports etc are retained and archived according to company SOP’s.
  • Responsible for preparing ‘Presentations’ and the delivery of same to the Biosafety & CBA Department team and to Clients as required.
  • Assist in Test Item Receipt (LIMS), Storage, Disposal and Decontamination.
  • Liaise with consultants and external services (e.g. subcontract laboratories) as appropriate.
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure that the laboratory areas and all equipment maintained in appropriate working conditions.
  • Responsible for purchasing new equipment and spare/replacement parts as required.
  • Responsible for maintaining stock of supplies (chemicals, consumables) needed for routine activities within the team.
  • Scheduling daily tasks to analyst, ensuring appropriate workload is not exceeded.

 

The following are minimum requirements related to the Biosafety Supervisor position.

  • BSc. In a relevant science discipline (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry or Biotechnology)
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in Scientific Research preferably within a GMP regulated environment (EMEA/FDA) within the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, CRO Industry.
  • Proven track record of supervising/managing staff.
  • Experience in cell culture/aseptic technique and virus methods (e.g. Cell passaging, freezing, thawing, viral infections and titrations) essential.
  • Ability to problem solve and work on own initiative.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Job requirements

The following are minimum requirements related to the Biosafety Supervisor position.

  • BSc. In a relevant science discipline (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry or Biotechnology)
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in Scientific Research preferably within a GMP regulated environment (EMEA/FDA) within the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, CRO Industry.
  • Proven track record of supervising/managing staff.
  • Experience in cell culture/aseptic technique and virus methods (e.g. Cell passaging, freezing, thawing, viral infections and titrations) essential.
  • Ability to problem solve and work on own initiative.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Benefits

Pension scheme

Private Health Insurance

Life Assuarance

Job details
Education field:
Work experience:
Work experience is not required
Language skills:
  • English
  • Fluent
Number of positions:
1
Date of expiry:
About company

Dillon Engineering Services work to support all Biopharma, Medical Device, Semiconductor and Energy companies in Ireland with the supply of mid-senior professionals on both a contract/interim and permanent basis. Read more