Quality Control Supervisor – Microbiology

Posted Nov 10, 2022 Grand Rapids, Michigan


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Expires Dec 10, 2022



Quality, Service, Collaboration, Courage. Do you exhibit these values and wish to be around others that do too? Are you interested in making a difference in your community and the world? Are you looking for a place where you can grow and learn in a diverse, community-minded culture? If these statements resonate with you, Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing (GRAM) welcomes you to apply to join our community of dedicated individuals improving lives every day.

Overview of this Position:

The responsibilities of the Quality Control Supervisor of the Microbiology department include supporting and managing quality systems as they relate to environmental control in an aseptic processing operation, and all other microbiology testing related to customer products and operations. This position requires effective cross-functional interaction at all levels, working within and leading teams to ensure compliance and driving continuous improvement of environmental control and microbiology testing.

Non-Negotiable Requirements: 

· Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or a related field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Microbiology laboratory supporting an aseptic manufacturing process.

· Knowledge of QA principles and procedures in a pharma, biopharma, and/or biotech manufacturing environment.

· Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

· Excellent written and verbal skills.

Preferred Requirements:

· Previous experience in a managerial/supervisory role.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

· Manage day to day prioritization of routine, in-process, stability, and finished product testing.

· Manage day to day support of operations related to environmental monitoring and monitoring of critical utilities.

· Lead training of all new employees and maintain all training documentation via current system.

· Support the environmental investigation reporting (EIR) system and assist in any related Laboratory Investigations, CAPA’s, or NCR’s.

· Independently author or revise internal test methods and standard operating procedures.

· Review process and testing documentation as needed to ensure complete and accurate records are maintained.

· Assess process/procedure changes proposed by others for potential impact on environmental monitoring and/or microbiology testing processes.

· Participate in cross-functional meetings and training sessions with manufacturing operations.

Full job description available during formal interview process.

What Sets GRAM Apart from Other Employers:

MEDICAL BENEFITS starting day 1: Blue Cross Blue Shield medical and dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits are available to you and your family on your first day of work, with the company paying for 75% of the cost! Once eligible for the 401(k) program, all your contributions are immediately 100% vested, and you are immediately vested in GRAM contributions as well. We also offer generous off-shift premiums!

Paid VOLUNTEERISM starting day 1: GRAM encourages giving back to our community by offering 16 hours of paid volunteer time per calendar year!

PTO: Full-time employees accrue up to 17 days of time off per calendar year. You choose how to use this time for your vacation, sick, or mental health needs!

PAID HOLIDAYS: We offer 8 paid holidays per calendar year with immediate eligibility!

PAY: Depends on Experience and is discussed during the interview process. 

If you meet the required criteria listed above, GRAM welcomes you to apply today!


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