Shire LIMS Coordinator in Lessines, Belgium

The QC LIMS Administrator is responsible for all IT operations on the LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) application. These operations include different projects and developments as well as all routine LIMS maintenance tasks. The system is implemented and shared in the Shire Division on a global basis and compromises different modules and associated applications. The person works in close collaboration with the IT department, the QC Laboratory and a global LIMS divisional team. The QC LIMS Administrator is considered the LIMS expert with sufficient Laboratory know-how and can modify the configuration, to accommodate changes or to fit future needs. He further helps and trains Laboratory people in order to get the most out of the system.


  • To actively participate in future development of the LIMS system.

  • To coordinate Limslink method Implementation (development, validation testing performing) and follow-up on validated methods.

  • To provide Limslink/NWA/Crystal support to QC/EM laboratory and keep the global team informed about current issues/bugs

  • To provide SQL*LIMS support to QC/EM laboratory, as well as to other external services (Technical Services, Validation, BMS …).

  • To manage routine LIMS maintenance operations through associated procedures.

  • To write/update LIMS SOP’s and related documentation.

  • To ensure compliance of the Laboratory LIMS system with current regulations (cGMP's, ERES, Divisional procedures and manuals).


  • Bachelor degree in IT (or equivalent through experience) or Bachelor degree in Sciences (or equivalent through experience) with a strong interest and knowledge in IT

  • Scientific background in a QC lab environment is a plus.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communicational and team skills.

  • Fluency in French and English.

  • Feels at ease to work with computer configurations and large database systems

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