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Laboratory Training Specialist

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: KR9992
Closing Date: 14 Jan 19
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

My client, a global pharmaceutical leader, have a vacancy for a Laboratory Training Specialist.



•    To support QC/Stability, and Technical Service departments by ensuring all training related issues within the departments are executed correctly and efficiently.
•    Reports directly to the Laboratory Manager

•    Develop and maintain a robust laboratory training plan for all roles within the Laboratory.
•    Review the trends from training related deviations and propose effective preventative actions related to training requirements.
•    Review training metrics for compliance.
•    Evaluate the effectiveness of training for specific roles.
•    Assist in new Learning Management System implementation and maintenance from laboratory updates.
•    Liaise with Team Leaders & Managers to co-ordinate the induction and training of new laboratory staff as appropriate.
•    Prepare and deliver training presentations as required.
•    Ensure all work carried out is in compliance with the required standards conforming to company, cGxP, SOPs, regulatory regulations and guidelines, safety and environmental guidelines.
•    Identify and make recommendations for improvements as part of a team within or outside the department in order to ensure continuous improvement.
•    Assist in the preparation for internal / customer/ regulatory inspections.  
•    Draft, review or revise documentation within the documentation management system
•    Health & Safety
a. Implement safety requirements as per site documentation including SOPs, Safety Statement and COPs
b. Report any defects or hazards
c. Ensure all laboratory personnel are suitably trained on any safety requirements for working in the laboratory.

•    A relevant qualification in Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical science or related discipline.
•    At least three years’ experience working in a regulated environment. 
•    Experience in both testing and data reviewing is preferable with a proven track record of compliance in theses area.

•    Excellent Communication skills, both verbal & written.
•    Good analytical techniques and GMP/GLP knowledge.
•    Knowledge & proficiency of Microsoft products including, Excel, Word & Powerpoint.
•    Time management
•    Excellent organisational skills 
•    Ability to determine the most appropriate delivery method for training
•    Adaptability – maintain effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people
•    Working effectively with team or those outside the formal line of authority to accomplish organisational goals; taking actions that respect the needs and contributions of others, subordinating own objectives to the objectives of the organisation.
•    Making efforts to listen and understand the customer (both internal and external); anticipating and providing solutions to customer’s needs; giving high priority to customer satisfaction.
•    Self-starter 
•    Safety Awareness

For further details on this vacancy contact Katie at +353 1 2784671 or email your CV to   Log on to for a full list of available vacancies.   Thornshaw is a division of the CPL Group


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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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