Quality Control Lab Manager

Employer
TEKNOVA
Location
Hollister, CA
Posted
Sep 07, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Description

OVERVIEW

The Quality Control Manager oversees the operations and team within the Quality Control Lab. The ideal candidate enjoys working like a Scientific Sherlock Holmes with a team of detectives finding creative solutions and solving mysteries.   

 

JOB LOCATION - Hollister, CA

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs day-to-day operations including growth promotion assays and product testing (i.e. pH, viscosity, color, osmolarity, endotoxin testing, etc.)

Supervises QC lab personnel to aid in the completion of product testing

Accurately collects and documents information per procedures

Conducts individual work activities in a safe, environmentally considerate manner

Participates in hazard analysis

 

Requirements

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Biochemical Engineering Preferred

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS

Four years of industry experience, with at least one year of supervisory experience

Microbiology, Molecular Biology, QA/QC protocol development and implementation

Proficiency in growth of bacteria

Working knowledge of safe chemical handling

Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

Strong analytical / problem solving skills

Works creatively and effectively and adopts hands-on focus – including managing subordinates interactively on a daily basis

Self-starter with willingness to expand expertise and skill base

Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently

Ability to utilize a pH meter and other equipment  – including calibration, manual keypad entry and accurate reading of data from digital display

Must be able to perform mathematical calculations on basic dilutions and conversions

 

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