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Quality Manager

Randox Laboratories - National

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
July 10, 2019
Expires on
August 09, 2019
Randox Laboratories - National
Northern Ireland
Crumlin, Antrim
Years of Experience
Career Level
All Levels

About Randox Laboratories - National

Randox is a world leader in in-vitro diagnostics supplying a range of innovative laboratory instruments and tests to a wide range of customers across the globe. Our mission is to create added value in healthcare by focussing on our expertise in diagnostics.

We play a pioneering role in laboratory medicine. High value is placed in research and development to continuously improve existing and develop innovative new products. This has allowed us to continuously grow and expand our international sales teams. Now is your chance to be part of strong, growing organisation.

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Human Resources
+44 (0) 28 9442 2413

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We require an experienced and motivated Quality Manager to work within the Quality Assurance Department based at Randox HQ in Co. Antrim.    


The successful applicant will have overall responsibility for quality within Randox Testing Services (RTS), including gaining and maintaining ISO17025 across the various RTS sites. The Quality Manager will work with the RTS General Manager as well as the Senior Quality/Regulatory Affairs Manager regarding all toxicology accreditations.


The Role:


  • Day to day management of QA/Regulatory Compliance at all RTS sites in accordance with the RTS General Manager and Senior Quality/Regulatory Affairs Manager

  • Report Quality issues and departmental progress with Quality Initiatives to the Senior Quality/Regulatory Affairs Manager on a weekly basis

  • Deputise for the Senior Quality/Regulatory Affairs Manager in his/her absence

  • Responsibility for RTS laboratory accreditation

    • Establish and maintain ISO17025 accreditation for all RTS sites

    • Establish RTS sites as LAB 39 status ‘self certification’ for ISO17025

  • Maintenance and promotion of quality standards within RTS ensuring accurate, precise and timely laboratory reports

  • Assure the quality of the analytical work by participation in external quality assurance schemes, including proficiency testing schemes, and by co-ordinating and reviewing internal quality control

  • Manage internal audit schedule for RTS, including performing internal audits and reporting results

  • Work with the Senior Quality/Regulatory Affairs Manager to establish Quality Initiatives based on the Quality Objectives with a view to improving quality

  • Managing non-confirming work with responsibility for implementing corrective and preventative action

  • Responsibility for document control, update of the quality management system and maintenance of all Quality records

  • Implementation of a training programme for Internal Quality Auditors, assessing ongoing auditor competence

  • Participation in Regulatory, Third Party and Customer inspections



Skills and Experience


  • Educated to degree level in a Science related discipline (2:1 or above) or relevant experience in a similar role

  • Experience of ISO17025

  • Experience in staff management

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to communicate information in a concise manner

  • Excellent leadership skills and a high level of self-motivation

  • Ability to work methodically and reliably under pressure

  • Flexible approach and willingness to work outside hours if required.

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint 

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