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Job Vacancy - Technical Manager Role

Duties & Responsibilities

•    Determines resource needs and staff requirements accordingly.
•    Supervise the work of laboratory personnel engaged in performing routine and specialised technical procedures, including planning laboratory work, evaluating work performed and handling procedural and technical laboratory problems.
•    Check personnel to assure competence prior to test reporting.
•    Prepare technical reports reflecting volume of work, procedures utilised and test results; coordinate the preparation of reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
•    Participate in the development of laboratory procedures and techniques.
•    Design appropriate work schedules for subordinate employees and plan daily work assignments in order to maintain an adequate personnel complement for laboratory efficiency.
•    Monitor Quality Control, Quality Assurance, and Safety and Inspection Control practices to assure compliance with internal and external regulations.
•    Owner of the nonconforming test work; Halting or withholding of testing work until suitable action(s) are taken.
•    Investigation and evaluation of significance of nonconforming test work.
•    Resumption of testing in the event of nonconforming test work being identified.
•    Maintain sufficient inventory of material supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain standard laboratory equipment with budgetary guidelines.
•    Stay abreast of and execute latest technical and management developments including new lab procedures.
•    Demonstrate decision-making abilities in all aspects of performance.
•    Recognising erroneous outcomes, reporting them immediately, and ensuring all sampling methodologies are well controlled and documented.
•    Answers inquiries about the technical aspects of laboratory results or testing, but refers questions relating to test interpretation to senior management.
•    Report all job related illness and injuries.
•    Report all Safety, Health & Environmental concerns
•    Validation of test Methods
•    Drives the laboratory towards continuous improvement

Skills and Knowledge:
•    Ability to train, orient and evaluate the job performance of various laboratory personnel.
•    Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
•    Ability to maintain inventory control systems.
•    Ability to schedule adequate numbers of competent staff on a day to day basis.
•    Good teamwork skills and initiative
•    A good work ethic
•    Strong communication skills
•    Knowledge and experience of the ISO 17025 standard or equivalent
Education and Specifications:
•    A minimum Degree in laboratory sciences from an accredited institution
•    Ideally 3 years’ experience working in a diagnostic laboratory

If you are interested in applying for this position please send details and CV to
Margaret O’ Leary HR Manager at following email:  :; by Friday 8th April 2016

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