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Chemistry Lab Manager at MPC

  • Permanent Specialist position

  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

  • Undisclosed basic salary

  • Job 2203583 | Ref ND43063

  • Posted 29 Mar 2018 by MPC Recruitment


About the Position

Chemistry Lab Manager
Port Elizabeth

My client is seeking to employ a Chem Lab Manager to join their company.

Duties Include:

  • Maintain and control the laboratory by ensuring that the staff are adequately trained and provided with the correct equipment to perform analysis following standard methods of analysis of all raw materials, components, in-process products, final products, water and to ensure quality and compliance
  • Responsible for coordinating and allocating work to the staff in the chemistry laboratory
  • Co-ordinate all chemical testing of raw materials, components, water, and intermediates in conjunction with the supervisors
  • Co-ordinate the on-going stability testing programme, liaison with the responsible analyst, microbiology manager and the pharmaceutical services manager
  • Involved in new product development and co-ordinate testing as required
  • Responsible for scheduling method validations, product and method evaluations, production and customer queries
  • Checking and approval of new specifications, updates to existing specifications and validations
  • Experience with equipment and area cleaning validation
  • Ensure that all laboratory equipment is maintained and calibrated regularly following the relevant standard operating procedure
  • Responsible for the pricing, ordering and receipt of all chemicals, standards, glassware, equipment and consumables for the laboratory
  • Ensure that the chemistry laboratory stays abreast with new technology and development
  • Ensure Good Manufacturing Practices and ISO01025 and ISO9001 are implemented and adhered to by all Chemistry Lab employees
  • Involved in trouble shooting in the lab and assist where possible in the factory
  • Writing, review and approval of standard operating procedures
  • Maintain a suitable control system, ensuring analysis, document, standard and equipment traceability
  • Conduct ISO 9002 internal factory audits
  • Responsible for Budget Control and optimising the cost within the department
  • Set quality and performance KPI's for the department and monitor the departmental performance on a defined frequency
  • Identify opportunities for productivity and efficiency improvements
  • Manage all personnel in the department including disciplinary procedures and performance
  • Ensure that all personnel in the department is developed and trained

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum qualification, BSc or NTD (Analytical Chemistry)
  • 5 years pharmaceutical industry experience at a managerial level required

Please forward your CV to Email Address or alternatively apply online Ref: ND43063
Please note that if you have not received any response in 14 days your application has been unsuccessful

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