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CDU Manager - Cork


A CDU Manager is required to manage a centralised decontamination unit in Cork. The CDU Manager should possess a clear understanding and commitment to the ethos and philosophy of decontamination. The role of the CDU Manager includes but is not limited to:


  • Managing the performance and scheduling of all CDU staff

  • Strategic planning for the CDU

  • Management of relationships with stakeholders

  • Optimisation of processes in line with best practices in the unit

  • Attending multi-disciplinary team meetings

  • Developing programmes for good manufacturing practice in the CDU

  • Management of the traceability systems in line with best practice

  • Management of supervisors &  technicians and monitoring of their work and record keeping

  • Co-ordination of the team to ensure that medical devices / packs are produced on time the agreed standard

  • Organisation of workload and assignment of tasks to ensure planned service levels are maintained

  • Preparation of monthly KPIs and management reports

  • Ensuring the quality of products issued by the department

  • Maintenance and development of QMS

  • Assisting in the preparation for external audits 

  • Assisting in purchasing products and be aware of standard requirements used and assess the quality and usage of these

  • Maintaining adequate levels of CDU supplies

  • Maintain an excellent knowledge EU Directives, Standards and HSE National Code of Practice for Decontamination and apply to daily management of the department

  • Undertaking quality control and quality assurance checks and documentation of results: this includes daily routine checking of mechanical processing equipment such as ultrasonic washer, washer disinfectors, steam and autoclaves


Experience & Skills:


  • 3 years+ working as a CDU Manager or similar

  • 3rd level qualification in sterile services or a related area preferable

  • High attention to detail required

  • Experience working in a similar busy environment and delivering results

  • Experience with people management

  • Team worker, ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong general IT skills required ( track & trace, MS Office) 

  • Experience in working within a QMS (IS0 13485 or similar)  an advantage




To apply for this role please send a CV and cover letter to