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Team Leader Stability Testing

Parsippany, New Jersey
Start date
Sep 28, 2022
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Responsible for supervising a group of chemistry analysts, and/or technicians in the stability testing laboratory to ensure accurate testing, evaluation and recording/reporting of stability data. Responsible for ensuring that testing is completed following all cGMP and internal company requirements for quality and timeliness. Acts as part of the Scientific and Laboratory Services (SLS) Parsippany Stability Laboratory Management Leadership Team. Responsible for mentoring and developing skills of their direct reports to ensure continuous growth. Responsible for completing and conducting performance evaluations of direct reports.


  • Ensure completion of stability testing within required regulatory timelines, while maintaining adherence to GMP, ALCOA, and all company practices.
  • Ensuring laboratory documentation submitted for contains strong scientific justification, adequate impact assessments and appropriate definition of root cause. These documents include, but are not limited to, laboratory investigation reports, deviation reports, analytical reports, change control documentation, etc.
  • Writes and approves SOPs, testing notes, URMs, and controlled forms.
  • Participates in regulatory inspections.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert for their direct reports as well as during interaction with other teams.
  • Leading and participating on limited duration teams to achieve specific objectives.
  • Managing assigned tasks/projects within agreed upon timeframes.
  • Ensuring all staff are trained for their assigned roles and responsibilities.
  • Engage and inspire their teams on performance expectations and coach the team to meet those expectations using Coaching Skills principles.
  • Focus on Safety and GMP compliance as operational priorities and as performance measures that should be included in metrics.
  • Know the processes and procedures, including the principles and practices of good data management (ALCOA), and must be able to guide, advise and coach their teams.
  • Be accountable for the Good Data Management and Data Integrity understanding and performance of their team.
  • Effectively monitor the actions of their team. Ensure an active daily presence in the GMP work area to observe the work activity and practices within their role responsibilities.
  • Be available to their direct reports for real time escalations of any concerns or support needs.
  • Be observant, investigate and report actions or behaviors that may negatively impact the desired outcome of the GMP process or activity.
  • Lead and support continuous improvement efforts, where applicable.
  • Be a role model to support a positive compliance culture.
  • Review the content of all Leader Lead Conversations and on an annual basis conduct two “Leader Lead Conversations” with their teams aimed at fostering a culture that supports compliance with procedures, including good data management.
  • Be vigilant for potential actions or behaviors that could result in breaches of GMP compliance or Data Integrity principles.


  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma (or Equivalent) and 8 years of relevant experience OR an associates degree with 6 years of experience OR a bachelors with at least 3 years of experience OR Masters with more than 1 year of experience.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the technical and commercial aspects of pharmaceutical API products, Current Good Manufacturing Practices {part of GxP}, validation principles, and applicable regulations
  • Good understanding of the principles and application of quality risk management.
  • Strong people management experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously typically involving cross functional teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to share vision, direction, and data with colleagues across all levels and in a wide range of different work groups.


  • Previous pharmaceutical stability experience is desired.
  • Education: Chemistry , Biology or Other Health Science (degreed candidates)
  • Previous experience supervising, coaching and mentoring others is desired.
  • 7+ years' experience working in the Pharmaceutical Industry or other GMP setting.


First shift, 40 hrs per week.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply:October 26, 2022

  • Eligible for Relocation Package: YES

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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