Associate Director of Quality Control

Posted Jun 17, 2022 Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Expires Jul 17, 2022


Responsible for the day-to-day management of Quality Control Supervisor, Scientists, and Technicians. Ensures that relevant regulations (including but not limited to QSR, ISO, OSHA, IVDD/R, MDD) are met and the timely output of testing data. Analyzes work processes to ensure appropriate staffing and that staff and equipment utilization are maximized. Responsible for managing documentation, complaint, audit and assay improvement activities. Able to effectively collaborate with peers to obtain favorable results.

Include the following but other duties may be assigned:

  • Manage, mentor and foster the technical progression and professional development of the Supervisor, Scientists and Technicians
  • Ensure that laboratories are maintained in accordance with regulations
  • Ensure that operational capacity for the Quality Control department is maintained to meet the production forecast and that the testing schedule is consistently met with high-quality results
  • Ensure that laboratory personnel are adequately trained and effectively utilized to perform their job functions safely, efficiently and according to documented procedures
  • Responsible for oversight of technical batch record review and data analysis as needed
  • Manage troubleshooting activities as needed by independently designing experiments and analyzing data

Position Requirements:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Technical proficiency in molecular biology or related field preferably with demonstrated capability with Real Time PCR techniques
  • Proficient with standard laboratory equipment and automated liquid handling equipment in a BSL2 laboratory environment.
  • Experience in resolution of out-of-specification and nonconforming processes
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills including the ability to advocate for the group to site leadership.
  • Knowledge of current QSR, ISO, OSHA, IVDD, MDD regulations desirable


Full benefit package including base salary and bonus.


$115 - 125,000


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