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Quality Control Supervisor- 2nd Shift Operations

Evening Job 

St. Louis - 2nd Street


Your Role:

The Cherokee Quality Control group in St. Louis, MO supports manufacturing of custom products including active pharmaceutical ingredients, excipients, and raw materials used within the health care industry. In this Supervisor position within Quality Control department you will be responsible for the management of a team of chemists that perform analytical testing of test samples of raw materials, intermediates, stability and finished goods per ICH / cGMP / 21CRFR guidelines and regulations. You will also be tasked with building out 2nd shift operations as the business expands. This is a 2nd shift position.


 Your Responsibilities:   


·         This is a second shift position.

·         Manage a team of 3-10 scientists responsible for the analytical testing of test samples to support commercial API and DP manufacturing.

·         Draft and review analytical method or equipment procedures and protocols as assigned.

·         Perform technical review of assays and other GMP documentation.

·         Works in accordance with current GMPs and demonstrates / champions proper laboratory safety and housekeeping practices.

·         Lead in technical troubleshooting and process improvements to improve laboratory performance.

·         Prepare technical reports as assigned.

·         Manage project milestones for internal and external customers to ensure on quality and on time success.

·         Provide training, coaching and development opportunities to direct reports.

·         Additional duties as assigned by QC Management.


Who You Are:


The ideal candidate has a broad range of experience performing, reviewing, troubleshooting analytical methods to support bio-organics, protein, or bio-conjugate products.  These techniques may include HPLC, GC, LC-MS, CGE, iCE, and ELISA.  Additional requirements for the position include the following attributes.


Basic Qualifications:

  • MS Office, Knowledge of ICH/ cGMP/ 21CFR guidelines


  • BS/BA or MS degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, or related life science.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  5+ years of GMP experience in pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or similar industry desired.
  • 2+ years of managing GMP QC chemists desired.
  • Experience with technical writing, root cause analysis and scientific reasoning.
  • Experience in lean lab practices and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Chemical environment-Must be able to perform tasks while wearing personal protective equipment.
Job Requisition ID:  187682
Location:  St. Louis
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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