QC Microbiology Manager

Tea, South Dakota, US
Jun 18, 2021
Jul 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
*Kelly Services is actively recruiting for a QC Microbiology Manager in Sioux Falls, SD. This is a Direct Hire opportunity. *

The Quality Control (QC) Manager is responsible for the management of personnel in their unit, facilitates, equipment, regulatory and documentation related to the QC Lab. QC Manager will report directly to the Quality Control Director.

*The QC Microbiology Manager will be expected to understand microbiology and microbial assays, have strong time management skills; be able to coordinate, facilitate and organize resources, be able to handle multiple activities simultaneously, be detail orientated and accurate, and have a passion for continuous improvement.*

*Responsibilities of the QC Microbiology Manager includes:*

* Supervise and train all personnel in QC lab

* Provide professional mentorship

* Provide guidance in scientific work related to microbiology and microbial assays

* Assign short term and long term tasks

* Develop relationships/correspondence to ensure compliance

* Analyze, interpret and review all data and test results

* Assist in QC Out of Specification Investigations (OOSI) and Deviations. Oversee management, assisting in planning resulting investigations and oversee all OOSI conclusions and deviation decisions.

* Review all related documentation

* Conduct assays related to research, upstream, downstream, and test samples

* Be proficient in specific assays in order to aid in research evaluation, in process work, stability work, and product release

* Have knowledge of all assays run in the QC lab in order to participate in trouble shooting

* Take part in necessary assay development

* Ensure continued compliance to assay SOPs and QC Programs

* Ensure the suitability, stability and storage of assay controls

* Write and revise SOPs and data records related to analytical test methods

* Draft SOPs, data records, protocols, reports and all supporting data for analytical assays

* Ensure that all QC SOPs are consistent in structure and content

* Oversee QC reagents and QC equipment and facilities

* Ensure that QC reagents and supplies are inventoried and ordered appropriately

* Draft and implement a QC IQ/OQ/PQ Program for acquiring equipment

* Ensure that all equipment in QC is classified according to Equipment Program

* Ensure that all equipment is up to date on PM, certification, and/or calibration

* Ensure the control of the QC laboratory and necessary equipment

* Oversee general lab cleaning

* Work as a team member with scientists from other departments to provide scientific and technical support as needed

*Qualifications of the QC Microbiology Manager includes:*

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

* Education, Experience and Certifications:

* Bachelor's degree

* +5 years experience managing a microbiology lab

* Experience managing personnel

* Understanding of microbiology and microbial assays

* Language Skills: Possess strong communication and leadership skills. Effectively present information one-on-one or small groups.

* Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

* Mathematical Skills: Basic mathematical skills to consist of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Able to calculate dilutions, concentrations, molarity. Knowledge in significant figures and statistical analysis.

* Physical Demands: Will be required to regularly walk, stand and sit. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Will view a computer monitor for long periods of time.

* Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Job requires good physical mobility. Ability to move 50 pounds by mechanical means. Be able to sit for extended periods of time.

* Working Environment: Duties will be performed in a normal laboratory and BSL2 laboratory setting.

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