Lab Supervisor | 983022

Revel IT

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Our Tucson, Arizona client has a contract need for a Lab Supervisor who is responsible for the supervision and coordination of operations in Pathology lab – Tucson laboratory areas. The individual will ensure research and development labs are maintained to meet quality system compliance, safety compliance, and proper equipment management.

Job Description:

  • The client is an internal service organization that creates, manages, and improves processes, labs, and infrastructure to support product development teams.
  • The Client Services is in need of a Laboratory Supervisor who oversees laboratory management practices and coordination in research and product development laboratories.
  • The role involves conducting projects for process improvement, lab user education, and quality/safety compliance.
  • The Client Services is looking for a candidate with excellent written communication and public speaking skills, and a professional customer-service oriented mindset.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Oversees the laboratory services and management operations of designated laboratory areas, including lab user orientations, authorization of use, access, general supply replenishment, equipment, cleaning, & maintenance, regulatory compliance (documentation, managing non-conformances) and support of client’s lab safety policies.
  • The lab supervisor serves as a key contact person for information and inquiries regarding lab areas, including during internal and external audits from regulatory agencies
  • Trains and documents orientations for new lab users on laboratory organization, workflows, quality system compliance, and safety requirements.
  • Manages lab documentation to ensure quality, safety and departmental compliance.
  • Addresses laboratory organization/waste/cleanliness issues with laboratory users to ensure compliance.
  • Enforces safety and other required laboratory practices with professionalism. Has independent authority to deny lab users room access, impose re-orientation, and contact the user’s supervisor as necessary.
  • Conducts quarterly internal lab audit-preparedness inspections.
  • Responsible for conducting investigations and problem solving for CAPAs, Non-conformance, and audit observations based on experience, knowledge, and good judgement
  • Responsible for the overall management of departmental laboratory equipment/instrumentation requiring calibration, maintenance and/or validation.
  • Responsible for freezer alarm response and impact investigations, and related inputs into electronic data systems.
  • Responsible for conducting investigations, root cause analysis, impact assessments needed for Quality Analysis Reports (QARs).
  • Responsible for generating equipment related QARs. Partners directly with Quality, Calibration, and Facilities to resolve these non-conformances.
  • Follows and leverages equipment/instrumentation and calibration standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ensure Quality System compliance and resolve problems.
  • Partners with owning department scientific staff, and cross-functionally with Subject Matter Experts in the Calibration/Systems Support groups, Facilities, and Validation Department to ensure timely installation and operation of new/existing equipment.
  • Coordinates equipment/instrumentation calibration, certification, relocation and repair.
  • Serves as the Equipment Owner of non-client branded equipment. Responsible for maintaining data in the asset management system regarding asset induction, relocation, decommission, and disposal of departmental equipment/instrumentation.
  • Partners with department scientific staff and cross-functionally with Subject Matter Experts in Calibration/Facilities to ensure minimal impact to Development project teams during installation, calibration and validation of new non-client branded equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining data in the Calibration Management System regarding asset induction, relocation, decommission, and disposal of non-client branded departmental equipment/instrumentation.
  • Reviews and ensures equipment/instrumentation documentation (log sheets, chart recorders) is compliant with Good Documentation Practices. Resolves documentation issues with equipment users.
  • Interacts with senior or designated personnel from other departments on significant matters requiring coordination between departments/organizations. May represent the department on established cross-functional teams/projects impacting Development (e.g., Quality issues, Facility building construction/remodeling/major upgrades).
  • Generate and manage monthly newsletter
  • Manage and coordinate Lab training and ensure credit in Cornerstone.
  • Lead freezer management program for sequencing reagents and kit storage.
  • Includes but not limited to other tasks and duties per business needs.

Education:

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Biological/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work-experience.

Experience:

  • Minimum: 3-5 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Preferred: 6-8 years of experience working in an IVD GLP/ISO regulated laboratory environment.
  • Experience in audits, knowledgeable in requirements and controls for IVD product development lab, (e.g. ISO 13485, GLP, GDP) or similar regulated lab environment

Reference: 983022

ABOUT REVEL IT:
Revel IT (formerly known as Fast Switch) is one of the fastest-growing, privately held, IT Staffing companies in the nation. Our client base includes 32% of the Fortune 25. We have major offices in Dublin, OH, Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX and are rapidly expanding into new markets from coast to coast.
  
WHY REVEL IT: 

  • In addition to standard health and 401k benefits, we offer referral bonuses and training/continuing education opportunities.
  • 5-year client retention: 99%
  • No. 1 supplier with customers: 53%
  • Top 3 supplier with customers: 77%
  • Consultant retention: 94%

  
Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  

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