Section Manager, Quality Control- Microbiology

Abbvie, Inc Worcester , MA 01601

Posted 2 months ago

AbbVie Bioresearch Center (ABC) is seeking a Section Manager, Quality Control- Microbiology to join their team in Worcester, MA.

Primary Functions:

  • Provide supervision in the daily activities of personnel:

  • Establishes priorities and coordinates activities of direct reports.

  • Responsible for people management activities including:

  • Coaching, performance review, resolution of personnel issues.

  • Coordinate training of direct reports.

  • Sample Life Cycle Management:

  • E.g LIMS, Retains, Sample Metrics, etc.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the environmental monitoring and utility monitoring programs.

  • Understand microbiological laboratory assays and is able to interpret experimental data for conformance with product/material specifications.

  • Assist in troubleshooting microbiological assays.

  • Familiarity with microbiological studies that support laboratory methods.

  • Oversees, appropriate disposition of all samples through the timely release of complete, accurate test results.

  • Assists in assuring laboratory is in compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements.

  • Coordinates projects as directed by department manager to implement efficiencies in business process improvements.

  • Assist in writing and/or reviewing investigations.

  • Writes/revises procedures as necessary

  • Maintains trend reports, backlog report, and document error reports which support departmental performance.

  • Participates in selection, hiring, training, termination, promotion or placement of employee in their group.

  • May be responsible for one or more shifts. Facilitate shift communication meetings.

  • Participate with teams and projects as assigned by manger.

  • Conduct performance reviews of direct reports.

  • Assist with employee development.

  • Performs tasks in a timely manner as assigned by department manager.

  • BS degree in Science with 8+ years of experience; MS with 6+ years of experience; PhD with 4+ years of experience.

  • Supervisory experience with demonstrated organizational abilities, leadership qualities, and effective communication skills

  • Should be familiar with microbiology related sciences and business

  • Shows broad understanding of the issues relevant to technical/science and business

  • Should have related knowledge in Product Quality Control, Quality Control Lab Operation and Regulatory requirements.

  • Has the ability to work independently to meet operational goals and business needs.

  • Has the ability to make operational and business decisions with minimum direction from immediate manager.

  • Must have knowledge and skill in personnel management.

  • Must be able to interact and establish positive interaction with internal/external customers.

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A

  • Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

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Section Manager, Quality Control- Microbiology

Abbvie, Inc