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Lonza in Pearland (Houston), TX has an exceptional opportunity in Quality Control! The Manager of Quality Control – Cell Therapy will be responsible for management of the Quality Control (QC) Cell Therapy laboratory and for performing Cell Biology, Biochemistry, and Safety assays in support of the production, release, and distribution of Cell Therapy products. You will work in cooperation with the Technical Services and Bio Analytical Services groups to ensure client methods are adequately qualified/validated and successfully transferred into the QC lab for use in support of Cell Therapy Operations.
Responsible for supervision of the Cell Therapy lab.? Acts as an advisor to subordinates when determining how to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems.? Reviews testing and laboratory records for accuracy and compliance with cGMP and Lonza policies and principles.?
Develops and maintains a tool for monitoring QC resource capacity.? Provides feedback to QC management and production planners when capacity constraints exist.??
Leads, mentors, and coaches staff through routine one-on-one meetings, team meetings, and effective performance management.? Sets and delivers on individual and team goals that support the department and site strategy.? Takes personal accountability for both his/her own and the team’s actions.???
Prepares responses to audits, deviations, out of specification/lab investigations, customer complaints, and corrective/preventative actions (CAPA).? Actively works to ensure responses are completed on-time.? Escalates roadblocks to completion and provides potential solutions.?
Prepares project plans, writes status reports, and gives oral presentations to customers and management.?
Prepares monthly management reports including budget analysis and project updates.?? Actively monitors spending for area. Predicts and escalates potential spending variances.? Identifies corrective actions for spending variances.?
Develops and monitors team performance measures to understand effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of group performance.
Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline and relevant experience in a related field.
Advanced knowledge working in a cGMP environment.
Strong leadership experience. ?
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: R14417
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