Quality Control Manager / QC Manager
Sterling Life Sciences - Columbia, SC

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1) Stay current on publications released by USP, FDA and other pertinent regulating bodies to ensure the quality control analytical & microbiology laboratories and the incoming inspection departments are complaint in the areas of applications, release specifications and documentation practices
2) Perform release testing as well as manage the operations
3) Ensure that analytical/microbiology laboratories and incoming inspection are in operation mode to support production and the release of product
4) Ensure that all quality workforces are properly trained and the appropriate resources are provided to successfully fill the job requirements
5) Assess assign tasks, functions and projects to personnel with the appropriate capabilities and experience
6) Make certain all raw materials are received, inspected, sampled and disposition according to procedure
7 Work with suppliers and vendors to handle out of specification components at time of inspection
8) Manage the flow of samples to results to ensure all valid data is reported timely to assist in the release of raw materials and finished products
9) Facilitate the evaluation of new testing applications and instrumentation
10) Assist in the purchase and commission of analytical and microbiology instrumentation
11) Ensure there are efficient instruments for the work load of samples
12) Ensure that all methods transferred into a quality control function are validated and verified and all training has been documented
13) Work closely with the Analytical Chemistry Department in designing experiments and technical documents
14) Assist the laboratory personnel in resolving Out of Specification (OOS) results in the analytical and microbiology laboratories
15) Ensure that proper use of the instrumentation and validity of data
16) Review and interpret laboratory data
17) Design re-sampling and retesting procedures that are sound and assist in finding root cause
18) Assist in training new laboratory personnel
19) Ensure that all training performed under the supervision of the QCM is documented in accordance with established SOPs and the company's training program
20) Follow current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) documentation guidelines to record all procedures in a timely fashion
21) Maintain a safe working environment and ensure that all equipment used in the testing procedures is calibrated and properly maintained

1) University degree is required (preference will be given to those with degree in relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
3) Recent experience in the pharmaceuticals industry is strongly preferred
4) Preference will be given to people who have recent experience in quality control management