Microbiology Lab Supervisor

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Oct 18, 2019
Ref
1906241
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
  • Responsible for the management and oversight of Lab Analysts to include: hiring, setting performance expectations, providing performance feedback, development of staff and handling of personnel issues.
  • Responsible for the operation and functions of the laboratory group which includes: Raw Materials, Finished Products, Projects, validation samples, MEC and stability samples.
  • Evaluation of analytical data, and based upon knowledge and experience, determines the sample disposition of materials tested.
  • Identifies aspects of the tests or results warranting further attention and implement corrective actions.
  • Write/updates procedures for operation, calibration and training of laboratory instrument as well as laboratory practices.
  • Auditing and maintenance of all laboratory procedures. Ensure inventory of chemical laboratory reference standards and laboratory supplies.
  • May schedule laboratory test to provide support to production manufacturing activity. Assists in the periodic inspection of laboratory facilities, to assure that they are operated and administered according to GMP.
  • Assists analyst with the analytical/microbial, instrumentation and maintain and inventory of the controlled substance transfers, record schedule, and schedule 4.
  • Coordinate validation test with validation Department. Maintains track and trend in functional area.
  • Under the direction the Section Manager (as applicable), assists all the periodic inspection of laboratory facilities, to assure that they are operated and administered according to Good Manufacturing Practices and good Laboratory Practices .


  • BS in science (Chemistry, Microbiology, or Biology preferred) or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of laboratory experience
  • Demonstrated skills to deal effectively with members of the department and the areas serviced by the laboratory.
  • Problem solving skills are required
  • Must be able to interpret impact of laboratory data for appropriate and effective actions.
  • Must be able to identify problem areas requiring development, maintenance, production, engineering, accounting, or planning with assistance from more senior staff.
  • Must also be able to identify, communicate, and follow-through to completion and assist in the development of necessary corrective action plans to resolve the problem with supervision. May also assist in the activities required for the investigation and resolution.