QC Section Manager

Worcester, MA, United States
Sep 14, 2020
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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The AbbVie Bioresearch Center is seeking a QC Section Manager to join their team in Worcester, MA. The QC Section Manager provides leadership. training and direction to the Quality Control organization pertaining to new product introduction, clinical and commercial. Expectations that the QC Section Manager will maintain high quality levels on all aspects of their job while achieving high levels of efficiency.

  • Major Responsibilities:
  • Manager of QC analytical team that performs analytical testing to support production, both BDS and in-process samples, raw materials testing and other products as necessary
  • Interprets experimental data for conformance with product and material specifications
  • Leads and influences peers and colleagues within the scope of their work
  • Act as logistical coordinator for QC for incoming internal and external projects and coordinates appropriate disposition of all samples through the timely release of complete and accurate test results
  • Coordinates projects as directed by department manager to implement efficiencies in business process improvements
  • Communicates with Management for Quality Management Review, Quality Initiatives, etc.
  • Attends, coordinates and presents at internal and external teleconferences pertaining to new product introductions
  • Responsible for supporting method validation activities for incoming projects (both internal and external) as required
  • Assist with regulatory filings and audits as required
  • Write and revise SOP's in support of the Quality Control organization
  • Incumbent is responsible for quality decisions related to their functional area to ensure compliance with AbbVie Quality Systems and cGMPs


  • Bachelor's Degree required; preferably in Physical or Life Sciences, Pharmacy, or Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience in Quality Control
  • Must have management experience with demonstrated interpersonal abilities, leadership qualities, and effective communication skills
  • Must have experience with analytical methodologies, raw materials, production support and validation support
  • Broad understanding of issues relevant to technical/science and business
  • Must be familiar with use of statistical quality systems, electronic document management and laboratory information management
  • Must also be familiar with AbbVie Quality Systems as well as cGMP and other regulatory requirements
  • Strong communication Skills, both oral and written

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At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.