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QC Chemistry Mgr/TL

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Company :
Zoetis Animal Health

Location :
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Expiry Date :
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
QC ROLE DESCRIPTION: – The QC Lab Manager will be responsible for managing a team of colleagues performing chemistry release testing on Raw and API materials used in the manufacture of Drug Products, as well as release and stability testing on the Finished Drug Products. – The successful candidate will be responsible for development and reporting of various metrics to assure that management in Operations & QO are aware of testing completion dates and LIR status. – The manager will be accountable for the efficiency, accuracy and service levels of unit personnel and is expected to support daily operations and budget. – The manager will also be expected to initiate & lead improvement projects and laboratory investigations. – The manager is expected to learn and manage other responsibilities as assigned. – The manager will act as an integral part of onsite audits by customers and regulatory bodies, including review of analytical data, providing overviews of lab systems, CAPA identification and closure, etc. – The manager will have responsibility for supporting QC programs, including cleaning validation and reference standard characterization. – The successful candidate should be familiar with electronic systems used within the QC laboratories; SAP, Empower, Minitab experience is a plus. QC ROLE QUALIFICATIONS: – Bachelors degree in Chemistry or relevant science discipline with 3-8 years, or MS degree with a minimum of 2-6 years of experience in an analytical laboratory. – Prior supervisory experience preferred; a passion for people management & development is a must. – This position requires an excellent working knowledge of chemistry techniques (HPLC, UPLC, dissolution, KF, GC, etc.) used in the pharmaceutical testing laboratory; experience related to testing sterile injectables and oral solid dose formulations is highly desirable. – Prior experience with chemistry test method validation preferred. – A general knowledge of pharmaceutical stability requirements and shelf life/trending analysis is preferred; ability to work cross functionally with remote internal customers in operations and regulatory is key to running the department successfully. – The successful candidate must possess the ability to work with a sense of urgency using analytical methods that may require further development and refinement to meet cGMP standards. – Excellent oral and written communication, as well as strong technical and analytical problem-solving skills are critical. This position requires leadership/project management ability and a dedication to meeting timelines. – Job duties involve occasional lifting (less than 35 lbs), reaching, and sitting while working at computer terminal. – The candidate cannot be sensitive to penicillin or cephalosporins. Full time Regular Colleague Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of @. In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.