Supervisor, Quality Control

Supervisor, Quality Control

Department Description: Quality Control (QC) is responsible for incoming inspection of components and raw materials, plus quality testing (e.g. analytical, microbiological) of intermediate, stability and final product samples to demonstrate that all products manufactured meet standards required for cGMP operations. Various techniques (e.g. assay transfers, validation, and qualification of new instrumentation) are utilized within the Quality Control laboratories to ensure cGMP compliance.

Position Summary: This position is responsible for overseeing operations within the QC laboratory. This position is also responsible for hiring, training, supervising, developing and performance planning of staff and will provide day to day direction for direct reports. This motivated and organized individual with strong people skills will provide supervision and technical expertise to the QC laboratory while maintaining open communication channels to meet the needs of the organization.

Leadership Qualifications: An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 8+ years of experience in a lab setting, or Master’s degree or equivalent and 6+ years’ experience in a lab setting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and lab based data management systems.
  • Ability to present technical data.
  • Ability to coordinate testing expectations across Lot Release, QC Microbiology and Raw Material Testing.
  • Experience in a lead or Supervisory role.
  • Experience troubleshooting and investigating assay and equipment issues.
  • Experience with identifying root cause.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience facilitating meetings.
  • Familiarity with Deviation Management Systems (i.e. Trackwise).

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Full time position, schedule is Friday – Monday, 7 AM – 5 PM.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Holiday coverage (as needed).

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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