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QC Supervisor, Raw Materials at US02 Lonza Biologics Inc.

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Job Description:

At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia. 

Our vision:

We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life.

Our mission:

We work with passion, using advanced technologies, to transform life science into new possibilities for our customers.

Do you want to help us as we shape the future of this great organization?


Job Description Summary

The Quality Control Supervisor Raw Materials will act as a lead team member of the Quality Control department to support testing and release of Raw Materials. Organizes and plans quality testing for ongoing operational needs. Provide on-time, high quality results to meet Manufacturing demands. The QC Supervisor is responsible for ensuring and providing a safe work environment to the staff in the execution of their work duties. The incumbent is expected to create a culture of disciplined execution and a high level of professionalism for their team while remaining focused on product quality and patient safety.  The supervisor ensures safety procedures are communicated uniformly to all staff. Works on assignments that non-routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Works on problems of advanced technical scope in which analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors.

Key Accountabilities and Duties:

  • Scheduling and Planning of routine testing

  • Assay/Documentation/Quality System Review

  • Attending department related meetings

  • Independently drive projects to on-time completion

  • Resolving personnel issues and conflicts Troubleshooting, problem solving issues

  • Other – such as leading OE initiatives, Improvements, Helping with Transfers, hiring of staff

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor degree  and/or Advanced Graduate degree (MS/PhD) - Preferred area of study:  Microbiology, Biochemistry or equivalent Science Field

  • Preferred Intermediate to advanced years in a GMP/Professional environment with ideally intermediate to advanced years direct supervisory experience.

  • Use of Microsoft Suites (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Use of Laboratory computer systems

  • Potential previous use of GMP Quality Systems such as: TrackWise, LIMS


Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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