Micro Laboratory Supervisor


  • Frontline management in the day to day management of all laboratory activities.
  • Allocation, scheduling and managing lab resources.
  • Performance management of direct reports, including development plans for all analysts.
  • Ensuring that all quality systems within the department are adhered to on a daily basis, GMP and ISO 17025.
  • Ensuring results and reports are delivered on time to clients. Liaising with customers on all matters involving support.
  • Reviewing analyst’s documentation, data, and lab investigations reports, deviations, customer complaints etc.
  • Ensuring that staff training, equipment qualification/calibration and method validation is adequate and up to date.
  • Preparing the lab for internal and external audits, maintaining compliance to good housekeeping and safety standards.
  • Monthly reporting of trends and KPI management (training available).
  • Motivate staff to achieve targets and optimise the use of resources at all times.


  • 3rd level degree in microbiology
  • 5yrs + experience within a GMP lab environment.
  • Minimum 2yrs supervisory experience within pharmaceutical GMP lab environment.


  • Have a professional, pro-active approach to work combined with strong leadership skills and an ability to work efficiently under pressure.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be capable of working on your own initiative motivate your team.
  • Ability to critically review analytical data, excellent attention to detail is a must.
  • Experience in method development and validation.

Contact: Anne O’Donnell
E. aodonnell@cls.ie