AbbVie Bioresearch Center (ABC) is seeking a Section Manager, Quality Control- Microbiology to join their team in Worcester, MA.
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.
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.
Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced