1+ months

Laboratory Director

Kelly Services
Crown Point, IN 46308
Laboratory Director


Direct Hire

General Purpose-

Responsible for all activities in the laboratory, working closely with the Quality Manager, Laboratory Managers, Customer Service Manager, Project Managers and customers. In the absence of a Laboratory Manager or Customer Service Manager, the Laboratory Director will assume those duties as well. Is a member of the Quality Committee.

**Essential Duties/ Responsibilities**

+ Provides operational leadership and support through effective planning, execution, management of personnel and available resources.

+ Motivates staff to perform at high levels, and ensures laboratory profitability through engaged employees, satisfied clients, and efficient processes that are quality driven.

+ Develops and maintains production schedules, ensuring on-time completion and delivery of Final Reports and Data Packages.

+ Provides and assists customers with understanding regulatory guidelines, test results, technical support, and the appropriateness of specific tests, including advantages and limitations of test procedures.

+ Accomplished productivity through effective communication of company goals/objectives and supports staff in achieving such expectations by appraising performance, and giving continuous feedback.

+ Plans and oversees development of new laboratory technologies and test methods.

+ Ensures continuous development and training of staff.

+ Ensures that the facility, instrumentation, and equipment are well maintained and in good working order.

+ Ensures the implementation of the laboratory Quality Management System and its compliance with ISO/IEC 17025. Handles client and employee requests and concerns appropriate and in a timely manner.

+ Approves analytical data, laboratory reports, quality documents, and data packages.

+ Performs laboratory testing, when necessary.

+ Supports and participates in customer and regulatory audits.

+ Evaluates resumes, interviews potential employees, and hires new personnel; evaluates and supervises the performance of the Laboratory Managers and Customer Service Manager.

+ Makes daily rounds in laboratory to judge effectiveness of operation, utilization of personnel and supplies, and ensures an ethical, safe, and professional atmosphere.

+ Participates in writing and approving regulatory documents relating to the Quality Management System and regulatory agencies such as ISO, AAMI, USP, and FDA.

Education Bachelor s Degree or higher in Microbiology, Chemistry, applied sciences or related field s . Experience Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in a testing laboratory, of which at least 5 years in a management capacity.

Hands on experience working with laboratory instrumentation e.g. HPLC, PCR, etc. . Thorough knowledge of quality systems such as ISO 17025, FDA Regulations and CGMP. In-depth knowledge of Laboratory Information Management Systems LIMS . Contact with others Internal contact includes daily contact with all personnel and regular contact with management. External contact may require infrequent contact with Clients. External contact with vendors may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Detailed understanding of microbiological and chemical sciences related to pharmaceutical and medical device testing. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Responsive problem solver and action-oriented. Legal Disclaimer: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee's incumbent in this position

Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-05-14 Expires: 2021-07-15

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