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Product Development Supervisor

Reference:AGJH-708524 Location: Dublin
Qualification:DegreeExperience:5-7 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Product Development Supervisor
Our client, a global pharmaceutical company based in Dublin are currently recruiting for a Product Development Supervisor. The Product Development Supervisor role will be part of the Technical Department and will report directly into the Technical Services Manager.

• Responsible for the day to day and long term operation of the R&D laboratory and the Projects analysts that work within the Laboratory
• Responsible for coordination of all analytical work on raw materials, intermediate and finished product analysis for new products, formulations and investigational batches ensuring that all testing and data review is carried out within the required timelines and in compliance with Regulatory, GMP and GLP guidelines
• Responsible for overseeing the development, approval and review of documentation, specifications, test methods and QC procedures for testing of new materials & finished products.
• Develop and maintaining close relationships within the R&D laboratory, across the projects group and departments as well as constant reviewing and reporting of results to the project team.
• Support new product introductions, working with internal and external teams to develop and transfer analytical methodologies including method development, optimization and/or validation
• Troubleshoot methods, instrumentation and or processes as required for new raw materials and finished product testing
• Ensure compliance with Regulatory, GMP/GLP requirements and any other relevant procedures
• Plan and design work programme for the Project analyst on a weekly basis to meet project deadlines
• Attain specific goals / targets agreed with Technical services manager
• Demonstrate good scientific judgment and initiative in achievement of defined objectives. Identify problems; bring possible solutions of problems to the Technical Services Manager and propose possible future course of action
• Oversee training of laboratory analysts by projects analysts in QC for the testing of new raw materials and finished products transferred
• Ensure key company targets and initiatives are met in areas of responsibility
• Review and approve analytical paperwork generated by project analysts
• Providing technical guidance on analytical method development and optimization

• Degree, masters or Ph.D in analytical science or another related science discipline
• Minimum of 5 years’ work experience, within a similar role, in a cGMP environment
• Strong background in method development and validation for HPLC, GC and UPLC
• Proficient in operation and troubleshooting of a wide variety of analytical instrumentation
• Experience managing or supervising a team of analysts
• Full understanding of cGMP requirements, ICH guidelines, Ph. Eur requirements along with EMEA guidance
• Effective technical writing skills
• Excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication (written and verbal), organisational and time-management skills are essential
• Strong attention to detail
• Good decision making skills
• The ability to be self-driven and capable of working on own initiative.
• Will be proactive and flexible

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Sinead Cullen | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9252