Group Lead (Micro) Limerick

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Group Lead (Micro) Limerick

Are you a Microbiologist with 3 years' GMP lab-based experience? A brand new role has been created for a Group Lead to join the QC team of a leading biotechnology company based in Limerick. This person will lead a team of analytical staff to ensure that productivity, quality, documentation, work schedules and safety are run at maximum efficiency.

This company offers a very competitive salary along with a comprehensive range of benefits to include:

  • A career development and training programme that allows employees to expand their skills and abilities to keep up with changing technology.
  • A good range of benefits - Pension, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance, Bonus Scheme, Educational Assistance, Employee Assistance Programme, etc.


  • Ensure facilities, processes, personnel and materials/products are microbiologically tested in line with GMP and procedural requirements.
  • Development, coaching, motivation, and morale of team members through effective teambuilding and use of reward and recognitions systems celebrating team success.
  • Responsible for quality risk assessment of various technical processes, including sampling plans and preparation of validation protocols.
  • Performing all sampling and analyses required to the correct standard and turn-around times.
  • Responsible for carrying out performance appraisals with staff as part of the overall performance management programme within the organisation.
  • Assist in the training of analysts.
  • Manage out of specification results, facilitate laboratory investigation reports and involve the laboratory manager where applicable.
  • Maintain laboratory metrics.
  • Compliance with GMP requirements and uphold these standards.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 3-4 years GMP experience in a highly regulated environment.
  • Degree qualification in a Science discipline.
  • Experience in a leadership role.
  • Strong familiarity with GMP and Microbiology.
  • Excellent communication skills (internally and externally) and understanding of appropriate client interactions.

For more information on this Group Lead position please contact Eoin on 086 7839455.

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