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QC Coordinator I

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Job ID SR0042781 Date posted 11/12/2019 Location Lessines, Belgium

The primary role of the QC Chromato Operational Coordinator in the QC Laboratory is to ensure a correct operation and effectiveness in the work of the laboratory technicians I and II involved in the chromatography team, by integrating a follow-up of the planning and an adequate revision of the results for a product release within the target dates. In order to ensure that all the laboratory activities are performed in accordance with the Good Laboratory Practices, the coordinator needs to report all deviations and investigate in order to find the adequate solutions. The coordinator will lead a group of 4 - 5 laboratory technicians.


  • To respect and to ensure that the laboratory technicians I and II involved in the chromatography team respect all applicable procedures in terms of quality and safety.
  • To ensure the approbation of results generated by the chromatography team within the target dates.
  • To organize and to follow QC testing activities of the chromatography team (assays schedule, equipment follow-up, orders and expirations of reagent, …).
  • To follow and to document the laboratory deviations of the chromatography team as well as the corrective and preventive actions until their closure and within the target dates.
  • To manage the chromatography team in a routinely way.
  • To ensure that the laboratory technicians I and II involved in the chromatography team are adequately trained.
  • To initiate, in order to improve the effectiveness of the chromatography team, changes on Control Test Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures,…
  • To work in a team spirit with all other groups within the QC Lab (back-up)


  • Bachelor/Master: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or equivalent (degree is depending on the number of years experience in a relevant field)
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Be organized
  • Excellent communicator and team spirit
  • Knowledge of the Good Laboratory Practices
  • Enthusiastic, positive spirit and open mind
  • Flexible
  • Fluency in writing scientific French and good knowledge of English (verbal/writing)
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office programs
  • Background in analytical chemistry or people management, preferably in a pharmaceutical environment

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