Quality Control Manager

Charles City, Iowa
Excellent base salary and benefit offerings + generous relocation package!
Jan 04, 2019
Mar 04, 2019
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time


  • Provide leadership to 40+ chemist strong laboratory at #1 small molecule API Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) in the USA.
  • Drive operational excellence initiatives and mindset in daily operation of the facility.
  • Maintain and manage cGMP and general lab systems at defined levels of compliance.
  • Assign and monitor all QC and Process Support resources and monitor progress for product development, implementation and plant support.
  • Review and approve work products and technical reports for clarity and accuracy.
  • Oversee purchase, use and maintenance of analytical instrumentation
  • Oversee training and professional development of laboratory staff.
  • Draft and review various documents in support of laboratory efforts and production campaigns.
  • Assist with coordination and approval of off-site testing as necessary for operation of Analytical laboratories.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy or closely related field required. Advanced degree highly beneficial and desired.
  • 7 or more years of experience in manufacturing support laboratory in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably API and/or intermediate experience, with at least 3-5 years in management or supervisory role in pharma industry
  • Hands on experiencee with pharmaceutical laboratory management required. Management of 24/7 lab operation highly beneficial.
  • Familiarity with compliance requirements within cGMP, safety and regulatory environments
  • Operational knowledge of analytical instrumentation like HPLC, GC, GC-MS, FTIR, UV-VIS equipment, and data stations required
  • Demonstrated computer literacy, including word processing, spreadsheets, structural drawings, and databases preferably in a Windows environment