Quality Assurance Manager - Jefferson, AR | Biospace
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Quality Assurance Manager

The Bionetics Corporation

Location:
Jefferson, AR
Posted Date:
8/10/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
65k-75k
Required Education:
High school or equivalent
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Administration, Animal Services, Laboratory, Manager, Operations, Pharmaceutical, Process, QA, QC, Quality, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Regulatory,

Job Description

The Bionetics Corporation, a national diversified applied science and engineering company, is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to support the animal care program at the FDA/HHS National Center of Toxicological Research (NCTR) in Jefferson, Arkansas.

The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of the quality program at the NCTR facility.  This position will conduct inspections of a variety of processes to assure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, standards, corporate policies and procedures in an animal care laboratory environment.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•   Responsible for oversight of Quality Control and Assurance services provided to the Food and Drug Administration, performing audit of technical programs within the facility ensuring all activities in the facility are held at the same level of compliance.
•   Ensure the activities supporting GLP protocols are compliant with 21 CFR Part 58 (GLPs), 40 CFR Parts 160 and 792.
•   Prepare audit schedules.
•   Record and compile audit data as required.
•   Identifies and assess problem areas and work with the appropriate personnel to address any issues.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
•   Perform other related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
•   Occasionally – Climbing, Stooping, Kneeling
•   Often – Reaching, Standing, Sitting, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Talking, Hearing, Seeing   

Lifting/Moving Requirements – Minimum of 50 pounds

ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed mainly indoors in a laboratory environment and/or in an animal care, barrier facility, surgical or test procedure facility, diet/water prep facility, or animal housing/bedding cleaning and prep areas.  Work may require use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in both areas.  Work area may be prone to hot and humid conditions, and subject to objectionable odors, aerosols, dust, animal dander, and noise.  

The Salary Range for this position is 65k-75k, dependent upon experience.  Bionetics values every employee’s contribution to our success and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, legal resources, paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday), 401k, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, etc.

Candidates should submit their resumes to:
Address:  The Bionetics Corporation, 101 Production Drive, Ste. 100, Yorktown, VA 23693, Attn: Susan Hayes
Email:  staffing@bionetics.com
Fax:  757-952-3700

        EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
         Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
               VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Employability in the U.S. and pre-employment drug screen required.

Requirements

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.  A Bachelor’s degree in Regulatory Science is preferred. Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in regulatory management and administration in a GLP or GMP environment is highly desired.   Registered Quality Assurance Professionals in Good Laboratory Practice (RQAP-GLP) certification is essential.  Should possess the knowledge and skills to develop and standardize a quality program for animal care and research activities within the facility; have a good working knowledge of laboratory animal technician duties and training;  knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations governing Animal Care/Diet Preparation facilities. The applicant must have excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills in English and be a legal resident of the United States.