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QC Microbiology Manager

Employer
GlaxoSmithKline
Location
Rockville, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Feb 7, 2023

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville
Posted Date: Nov 17 2022

GSK is currently looking for a QC Microbiology Manager in Rockville, MD to join our team. The QC Microbiology laboratory is an integral part to the organization with direct impact on GSK Rockville's vision to make a difference in the lives of people globally. The QC Microbiology Manager is committed to supporting GSK global biologics analytical network with reliability, integrity, active engagement, and cross functional collaboration. Under the direction of the QC Microbiology Associate Director, the QC Microbiology Manager is responsible for supervising and providing guidance to the team of the QC Microbiology laboratory to complete laboratory testing and testing support activities, while creating an inclusive culture that energizes a Safety First, Quality Always, with a continues improvement mindset.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the supervision of the team members within QC Microbiology laboratory. Includes scheduling of work assignments based on department priorities, review of analytical data and documents generated by team members, coaching, and managing the development and performance evaluation of direct reports to align with business function.
  • Responsible for creating and sustaining a culture that ensures that compliance (Safety, Environment, cGMP, etc.) are imperatives for the business. Responsible for establishing a Right First-Time culture by reducing waste and constantly driving continuous improvement.
  • Manages teamwork through good communication skills to administer personnel policies in accordance with site policies and procedures.
  • Manages records, develops productivity improvement plans, supervises that adequate inventory supplies are maintained, tracking functions such as corrective actions, special projects, etc.
  • Responsible for training personnel to ensure employees are competent and qualified to perform duties, while complying with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for performing lab work accurately and in a timely fashion. Responsible for supervising and maintaining laboratory inventories, material qualifications, method validation/transfer and product testing.
  • Responsible for reviewing technical documents, analytical protocols, and reports within QC Microbiology laboratory.

This role requires office work, microbial laboratory work handling chemical reagents that may be hazardous (corrosive, toxic, flammable etc.), computer work, group meetings, and thus involves sitting, standing, walking, working with analytical instruments, repetitive motion including bending and lifting small containers/equipment.

This role requires periodic working outside of 0800-1700 hours for on call activities such as chamber management, performing product testing, reviewing data or other activities that the QC Microbiology laboratory is responsible for.
Why you?
Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • B.S/B.A. Degree with a minimum of 5 years post-degree laboratory, manufacturing, or quality control/assurance experience

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Laboratory 5S
  • Process improvement and simplification
  • Demonstrated experience with the qualification/validation, knowledge of regulatory requirements, general knowledge of biopharm manufacturing process, audit experience.
  • Demonstrated experience of leading others and coaching/mentoring skills
  • Knowledge of good documentation practices, cGMP, and GPS requirements
  • Ability to work independently
  • Supervisory experience a plus
  • Ability to develop and lead others
  • Ability to be flexible and understand risk
  • Ability to continuous improvement
  • Ability to conflict resolution
  • Strong organizational and communication skills and attention to detail
Why GSK?
GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose -to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together -so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns -as an organization where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years. Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it's also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves -feeling welcome, valued and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get Ahead Together.

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GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose - to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together - so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns - as an organisation where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it's also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We're committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce.

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