The companyOur client is a professional Pharmaceutical and Healthcare organisation, based in Brabant Wallon Belgium. The company is a biopharmaceutical company with a focus on neurology and immunology.
It is a strong company. The total turnover consists of several billions. And there are several thousand people working worldwide in all corners of the world, inspired by science and driven by science.
Role descriptionThe primary goal is to manage the team of technicians from the QC-NBE lab to ensure analyzes of new biological entities.
The team leader supports the testing of new biological entities projects from phase III to the life cycle of the product, sharing its scientific knowledge and experience with the team at a high level.
This function is essential to increase laboratory expertise by training technicians in analytical techniques and problem solving for the analytical QC NBE lab. He will play a key role in the implementation of new technologies in QC NBE Lab and act as an expert at other parties.
Ensure a safe working environment to meet the safety objectives of the site.
Motivate, recognize the performance, behavior and respect of rules by team members, behave teamwork and the mind are supported. Management conflicts.
Increase the competence of the team by ensuring adequate training, coaching and development of technicians in function of the team and the potential of people.
Define and communicate the objectives of the team in accordance with the business strategy and formally evaluate the results with the appropriate KPI (Key Performance Indicators) for HSE, quality and overall performance for both the organization and the team.
Make sure to keep feedback with every team member: technicians and management.
Make sure that the job descriptions and the training plan of people are in line with the QC organization.
Ensure daily operational planning and coordination of the customer based on a language forecast.
Organize day trips with the team to follow the planning and gather and give information. Make sure that every contribution is made on time.
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Implement, follow up and communicate via KPI with the corresponding corrective.
Inform stakeholders and / or those in charge of the laboratory if errors of night planning occur.
Be prepared and actively participate in weekly / monthly planning meetings, propose solutions, show creativity and proactivity to ensure compliance with the plan and performance.
Make sure you continue to work out the daily activities of the laboratory.
Ensure that the lab infrastructure is maintained.
Maximize the use of budget for departments within certain budget limits.
Be responsible for proactive collaboration with various stakeholders.
Ensure follow-up and compliance with procedures and instructions and update if necessary.
Ensure the follow-up of corrective actions and preventive actions. Ensure audit clarity, preparation, follow-up and the realization of audits.
Ensure the follow-up of OOS and underwater waters to reduce the number of OOS laboratories.
Ensure adequate training / coaching of technicians linked to requested and subject analytical activities.
RequirementsTraining and experience required
Master + 5 years in a GMP lab, with excellent analytical knowledge in a GMP lab
Experience in both the R & D and commercial areas of the pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
Areas of expertise are: biotechnology, analytical chemistry, troubleshooting and protein manipulation (HPLC, electrophoresis, ELISA, ...)
Must have a very good management background. The ability to evaluate staff and equipment versus the workload of the project is essential.
Project Management skills
Good knowledge of English (specifically scientific English)
A very good management background is necessary. Capacity to go, great sense of empathy, ability to motivate and grow people through proper training and delegations.
The ability to evaluate staffing and the workload of resources versus projects and translate them into a clear action plan with an appropriate follow-up is essential. Must manage multiple projects at the same time.
Operational excellence, HSE and compliance must be the 'must' reference of operational decisions.
Able to make the right decisions by using strong analytical skills, problem solving and problem solving.
Master interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
High level of problem solving and analytical problem solving for support in production and laboratory problems