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QC Manager

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: SM9085
Closing Date: 18 Nov 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

Currently recruiting for a QC Manager to work with a growing, multinational organisation.


Job Specification: 
Management of personnel within the Quality department. The Quality department is responsible for the following functions: Testing of manufactured product, testing of incoming materials as required, Microbiological testing of product and environment, Stability and Transportation testing. 

  • Management of Out of Specification results, Non-Conformances, Deviation and other relevant Quality Systems issues which relate to the QC department. 
  • Maintain and enhance the current system of Tracking and Trending QC results and implement additional recording and analysis as appropriate. 
  • Input into Change Control and Document Control Systems. 
  • Ensuring that all customer specific quality requirements are compiled with following contract review. 
  • Leading complaint investigations through interaction with the subject matter experts. 
  • Key member of the Operations Management Team and Corporate Quality Team. 
  • Commercial & Market/Customer Awareness 
  • Strategic Planning / Change Management


Desirable Skills: 

  • Balanced cost/quality/customer focus. 
  • Willingness and ability to collaborate with and influence other groups in a positive, team-based environment. Must also be able to hold others to account as required. 
  • Work with a sense of urgency and have the ability to be impartial and objective. 
  • Be an active learner and developer of self and others with excellent organisational skills. 
  • Primary degree qualification in a science or equivalent subject. 
  • 3-5 years industrial experience, preferably in the IVD industry. 
  • Experience in project management of change programs. 
  • Extensive experience of Quality Control and related processes including accelerated and real-time stability programmes. 
  • Firsthand experience of audits by regulatory authorities. Ideally will have participated in FDA, HPRA and/or other regulatory authority audits. 
  • Experience managing a team and should have a demonstrated track record and success in team building skills. 
  • Strong analysis/problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to manage complex projects involving multiple functions. 
  • Ability to gain consensus on key quality/operational decisions. 
  • A logical and planned approach to all tasks.


For more information and to apply for this role please call Stephanie on +353 1 2784671 or e-mail 

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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