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Team Leader - Crystalisation Development

Northern IrelandPermanent
Experience Dependant
Job Reference: J5632456
Updated On: 22/11/2019
Status: Now Interviewing
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Contract Research Organisation, Contract Manufacturing Organisation, Contract Testing Organisation, Chemicals, Science

Skills: Chemistry - Formulation Pharma, Chemistry - Medicinal, Chemistry - Pre-Formulation, Chemistry - Process / Scale Up, Chemistry - Development, Chemistry - Analytical - Manager / Director, Chemistry - Analytical - Team Leader / Supervisor (5 staff max), Chemistry - Materials, Chemistry - Analytical - Method Validation Only, Chemistry - Analytical - Method Development Only, Chemistry - Analytical - Development and Validation Analyst, Chemistry - Industrial / Plant

Job Information

Role Overview

We are working with one of our key clients supporting their search for an Analytical Team Leader - Crystallisation Development. They are a global pharmaceutical company based in Northern Ireland.

This is a rare opportunity to join the business in a senior role, and the key purpose of the job is the development of fit-for-purpose crystallisation procedures on behalf of external clients or in support of internal chemistry projects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Team Leader - Crystallisation Development will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. To ensure that all scientific project work is completed to the required standard, within budget and to agreed project timelines. You will ensure that team members are working effectively towards their targets and monitor and measure the progress of projects and to provide regular KPI metrics for the Team

2. Actively participate in customer visits and audits and to give presentations. You will also assist the BD team and sales activities with technical input for the generation of quotations.

3. The role of Analytical Team Leader will have a strong Customer Focus - you will be responsive to customer requirements, taking care to identify and record any scope changes that may impact the business. Lead and chair teleconferences with clients to discuss projects results and / or requirements

4. Ensure the appropriate GMP procedures are followed consistently in all areas of work, including prepare and review data and documents accurately and efficiently, in line with the department's culture
of Right First Time. You will communicate and investigate deviations from GMP procedures in a timely manner and be able to identify, investigate and trend OOS, OOT, OOP and OOE results.

5. You will be expected to communicate effectively with your team and other staff members including constructively participating in company meetings, providing timely project updates and contribute to and lead technical discussions.

6. You will be able to lead by example and provide proactive solutions where required. This will include identifying opportunities for process and business improvement and propose and action potential solutions and acting as a positive role model for the organisation, fostering a climate of teamwork and continuous
improvement

Note: A full JD can be provided.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Team Leader - Crystallisation Development we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree, and ideally postgraduate qualification, in a related discipline eg. chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical sciences.

2. In addition to the above you will be expected to demonstrate a track record of experience gained within the pharmaceutical industry, specifically the development of crystallisation processes for small molecule pharmaceuticals. Ideally, your experience will cover process transfers and work in a GMP manufacturing plant.

3. As this is a team leader role, you should be able to demonstrate experience in the performance management of a small team of scientists, combined with the ability to organise and plan work both independently and in conjunction with team members.

Key Words: Team Leader | Analytical | chemistry | Crystallisation | Solid State Chemistry | Pharmaceutical | Small Molecule | API
Eve Hegarty
Your Recruitment ConsultantEve Hegartyeve.hegarty@hyperec.com
DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.