Quality Control Section Manager, Microbiology

Worcester, MA, US
Oct 08, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Our Quality Control team is ready to give you the opportunity to grow your career in our Microbiology division at the AbbVie Bioresearch Center (ABC) located in Worcester, MA.

As a Section Manager, you will provide leadership, training and direction for your team by building a culture of high performance in monitoring, and troubleshooting microbiological assays.

With patients at the heart of all we strive for, we are committed to ensuring that the people leaders within our organization can provide the experience and support needed for our quality teams to excel in operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Leading all aspects of the environmental and utility programs
  • Go-to expert matter on all microbiological assays
  • Interprets experimental data for conformance with product and material specifications
  • Presents microbiological studies that support laboratory methods
  • Coordinates appropriate disposition of all samples through the timely release of complete, accurate test results
  • Ensures our laboratory is in compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements
  • Coordinates projects as directed by department manager to implement efficiencies in business process improvements
  • Writes and reviews investigations, and 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; Conducts performance reviews of direct reports; Assists with employee development

  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in related discipline with typically 8+ (BS), 6+ (MS) or 4+ (PhD) years of experience
  • Management experience with demonstrated interpersonal abilities, leadership qualities, and effective communication skills
  • Familiar with microbiology related sciences and business
  • Broad understanding of issues relevant to technical/science and business
  • Related knowledge in Product Quality Control, Quality Control Lab Operation and Regulatory requirements
  • Validated experience working independently to meet operational goals and business needs
  • Confirmed experience to make operational and business decisions with minimum direction from immediate manager
  • Experience interacting and establishing positive interaction with internal/external customers