Laboratory Manager

lundi 20 mars 2017
Date limite
jeudi 20 avril 2017
Julie Begine
Niveau d'expérience
5 à 10 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein
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That's XPE. For one of our clients we are looking for: Laboratory Manager Organisation description:

For the Global Leader in Contract Sterilization Services, XPE Pharma and Science is looking for an experienced Laboratory Manager. Our client ensures consistent, high quality results every time. From concept to market, they will take time out of their customers supply chain, inventory off the balance sheet and cost out of bringing products safely to market.

Job description:


  • Lead the commercial development of profitable lab testing services
  • Lead and develop the lab organization
  • Monitoring of the laboratory and all work carried out there, to ensure compliance with relevant internal procedures and regulations
  • Preparation of laboratory budgets of expenditure and monitoring of the approved budget
  • Provide excellent customer service by compliance with agreed / specified quality and delivery dates
  • Manage existing staff resources, by cross training, to meet business need.
  • Implement flexible support to validation department
  • Plan and execute on time on staff resources and new investment to meet future business needs
  • Planning and deciding on the introduction of new processes and technologies in the laboratory
  • Receiving Customer and Regulatory audits in the laboratory
  • Design and maintenance of the laboratory's quality management system
  • Maintain laboratory certifications and accreditations
  • Compliance with the interests of accident prevention and occupational safety
  • Detect and prevent possible problems and foster attitude of continuous improvement
  • Economic use and maintenance of machinery, equipment and other facilities in the laboratory
  • Generation of protocols and reports
  • Generate quotes and invoicing for laboratory service
  • Processing of customer orders in the laboratory

People Management

  • Develop competency of the laboratory personnel
  • Determine short-term need of personnel needed for process execution and ensure effective cross-training to cover holidays and sickness leave
  • Participate in the recruitment ensuring staff have the required skills/experience
  • Co-determine the training of laboratory staff and follow the established training plan. If necessary do some of the training itself (in particular the new recruits)
  • Conduct appraisals for laboratory personnel and define their goals
  • Evaluate the performance of laboratory staff (vacation, sick leave, working time)
  • Ensure discipline and compliance with the values
  • Promote internal communication and be a real manager of the team
  • Ensure good communication between Laboratory and other departments


  • Improve the process, the organization of work and safety continuously
  • Reach the objectives set out in the Annual Management Review Meeting
  • Use the internal and external benchmark (= learn from others)
  • Develop statistics, extrapolations and estimates along with the General Manager, analyze and customize
  • Organize the sorting and archiving of the documentation from the laboratory
  • Create the necessary in the laboratory work instructions and procedures
  • Participation in the management meetings, management review meetings, review meetings and Facility Audits

Knowledge/Education and Training:

  • A degree in a scientific subject (preferably a doctorate)
  • Training Quality Management Representative / Internal Auditor
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and accident prevention (training for first responders desired)


  • Extensive professional experience in the subject
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical / medical device industry


  • Leadership skills
  • Technical credibility
  • Organizational skills
  • Efficient and accurate operation
  • Flexibility
  • Ability of problem solving
  • Manager in the group
  • Quality awareness
  • Very good knowledge of English (written and spoken)
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office

Our client offers

  • a fix contract
  • competitive and attractive salary
  • growing and challenging environment

XPE Personnel Services NV/SA: Flanders: VG15/BU, Brussels: B-AA5.031, Wallonia: W.RS.002/W.INT.002
XPE Group NV/SA : Flanders: VG1834/B, Brussels: B-AA11.007, Wallonia: W.RS.713