Cambrex

Supervisor Quality Control

Job Location US-NJ-Whippany
Type
Regular Full-Time

 

At Cambrex, it’s our people that set us apart. We work locally and have an impact globally. We’re committed to attracting, nurturing and retaining a passionate and talented team of experts in our fast paced and growing company. You will be valued and recognized. We offer an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life, LTD, generous vacation in your first year, sick time, and retirement savings!

Cambrex is the small molecule company that provides drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. Known for our scientific and manufacturing excellence and customer focus, we offer a range of career opportunities across our global network of locations. As a team, we share one goal – to improve the quality of life for our customers’ patients across the world.

Overview

The Supervisor, Quality Control will oversee and coordinate the daily activities of the Quality Control Laboratory, while ensuring compliance with protocols, company procedure and cGMP standards   The Supervisor will lead a group of 5 to 8 employees in the Quality Control laboratory and interact with other functional departments to ensure QC services are provided timely, efficiently and in a compliant manner.

Responsibilities

  • Directs the work activities of the Quality Control group to ensure that testing is executed in a timely and compliant manner. Maintain the necessary organizational and planning skills to effectively assign work schedules to ensure timely completion of all tasks necessary to provide responsive delivery of quality services to other functional areas. 
  • Conduct, review and/or approve laboratory investigations of product, equipment and analytical method issues. Act as primary point of contact for QC team members when problems or issues arise and facilitate resolution of issues.
  • Review and approve laboratory data to ensure accuracy and completeness as required.
  • Demonstrate technical competence including understanding of theory and interpretation all laboratory techniques.  
  • Demonstrate ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Identify and Oversee Implementation of cost saving initiatives. Conduct and lead opportunities to continuously improve quality, cost and efficiency.
  • Assure that QC Lab operates in a safe manner. Ensure good laboratory housekeeping practices.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively utilize team resources.
  • Demonstrate excellent understanding of cGMP, USP, EP and FDA regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrate computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft office software, Trackwise and Empower.
  • Strong organizational skills desired.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including effective listening.
  • Flexibility to work outside of business hours, should issues arise.
  • Ability to recognize what needs to be done, taking action, and accomplishing results as the situation demands.
  • Musts be able to move about the facility
  • May be required to wear personal protective equipment
  • May be sedentary for extended periods of time
  • a minimum of a BS in Chemistry is required
  • 10 years of experience in the area of quality control, pharmaceutical, and contract services lab
  • 5 plus years in a supervisory role
  • Experience in Raw material testing.
  • Demonstrate computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft office software, Trackwise and Empower.
  • Strong organizational skills desired.

EDUCATION:

  • A minimum of a BS in Chemistry degree is required.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 10 years of experience in the area of quality control, pharmaceutical and contract services laboratory with 5+ years of supervisory role.
  • Experience in Raw material testing.
  • Demonstrate computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft office software, Trackwise and Empower.
  • Strong organizational skills desired.

Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

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