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Elwood Professional

Laboratory Manager

Post Date:Nov 14, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:11/14/2017Salary:
Location:US-CA-Santa Fe Springs Job Reference:02541825

Job Description:
Laboratory Manager
Santa Fe Springs, CA, 90670

  • Formulator and supplier of superior nutritional supplements.
  • Products marketed in the United States, Mexico, Canada and throughout the world
  • We fund research studies on important nutritional products such as CoQ10 to ensure that customers receive the full biological value of these products. 
  • Benefit package including medical, dental and vision and 401k, PTO, Holidays, vacation
  • A great opportunity with an exciting company.

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:  Laboratory Manager
This position is responsible for management of all functions of the Laboratory department in order to ensure that the quality of the laboratory’s diagnostics is at its highest possible level, in accordance with Company objectives, cGMP and GLP regulations, and federal and state regulatory requirements.
  • Reports to the President
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintains laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; developing operation, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensures staff compliance;
  • Monitor instrument performance, arranges equipment replacement, service and repaired
  • Creates SOPs for laboratory procedure, develops training program and trains involved personnel
  • Maintains/Operates compressed gases through compliance with federal and state requirements
  • Implements new programs, analytical methods, instruments and/or work procedures through industry researches
  • Procuring new laboratory instrument and equipment, maintain and source laboratory supplies
  • Initiates, coordinates, and enforces systems, policies, and procedures in laboratories
  • Manages, develops and motivates direct reporting staff by communicating job expectations and planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Ensures good communication throughout the manufacturing department and/or process
  • Enforces all Health and Safety rules and regulations, as well as strict adherence to SOPs and cGMPs
  • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed
  • Collaborates with various departments to identify, troubleshoot and resolve any issues to ensure on-time delivery to the customer
  • Keeps management apprised of any condition that may impact production schedules
  • Participates in meetings with staff, management and/or customers to address any concerns related to manufacturing
  • Performs comprehensive sanitation audits with sanitation supervisor and review sanitation audit reports
  • Oversees company’s wastewater program and permits issued by the County Water District
COMMUNITY: Santa Fe Springs, CA
BACKGROUND PROFILE: Laboratory Manager
  • PhD or MS in chemistry or closely related scientific discipline; 3 to 5 years of experience
  • Experience in managing a laboratory setting
  • Experience in food/pharmaceutical/nutraceutical processing operations, FDA regulated industry, or combination of experience, education, and training that provides the level of knowledge, skills, and experience needed to successful perform the job
  • Excellent technical, written, organizational, critical thinking/analytical, problem solving/troubleshooting, and communication/interpersonal skills
  • Mastery of aseptic techniques, sterilization and safe chemistry and general lab practices
  • Strong computer skills, including keyboarding and working knowledge of MS Office
  • Strong decision-making skills and a logical approach to resolving job-related challenges
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