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AbbVie Senior Supervisor (QC) in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico

Senior Supervisor (QC)

USA, Puerto Rico, Barceloneta

Quality Assurance

Requisition #1902864

Job Summary:

  • Supervises Laboratory Technicians and Lab. Coordinators. Schedules the work, vacations, and holidays of laboratory technicians.Plans and coordinates analysis of products, raw material, in-process samples, final bulk and final product samples, and water samples.

  • Reviews the plant Environmental Monitoring program results and reports to management. Seeks that the appropriate corrective action are taken. Writes department reports to management concerning the environmental conditions of the manufacturing area.

  • Gives technical guidance to laboratory technicians to efficiently solve situations related to the analytical nature of the tests.Proficiently utilizes all instruments and equipment in the microbiology laboratory. Has understanding of equipment's underlying principles of operation. Implements new instrumentation/technology into the laboratory operation.

  • Maintains sample authorization flow to keeps the LIMS system updated for trend analysis.

  • Develops, writes, implements, and audits the Basic Operation Procedures to ensure compliance with FDA CGMP's Corporate, and Divisional requirements.

  • Performs QC lab audits. Maintains adequate materials and supplies inventory. Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Performs analytical effort required for special problem solving arising from production, R & D, Q.A., and facility/equipment validation studies. Maintaining excellent communication with Lab Coordinators to manage the lab priorities including the completion of the EM program, product release, and reinstatements, among others.

  • Assures all QC lab. technicians complete training program for new or improved methodology.

  • Participates in technical personnel selection, training, performance appraisal, placement, transferring discipline, and reprimands.

  • Bachelors Degree in Science. (Chemical, Microbiology or Biology)

  • Three years supervision experience in laboratory areas.

  • Basic knowledge of governmental regulations and pharmaceutical compendia (USP, EP, BP, etc.)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.

  • Strong statistical and scientific knowledge. These include laboratory troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

  • Know and/or understand monitoring methods

  • Demonstrate administrative skills.

  • Must be able to handle conflicts.

At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Additional Information

  • AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

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