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Director of Quality Control ( Microbiology)

Melrose Park, Illinois · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
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Director of Quality Control (Microbiology)
Illinois, USA

Full time- Permanent
TalentSphere Staffing Solutions is partnered with one of the worlds most trusted names in the injectable pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. They are in search of a Director of Quality Control (Microbiology), who is going to lead a dynamic Microbiology team responsible for ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.

  • Strategic Leadership: Direct multiple laboratory teams, ensuring timely and accurate testing of raw materials, in-process, and finished goods. Set the strategic vision for monitoring programs, validations, and quality objectives.
  • Team Empowerment: Foster a culture of innovation and cross-training within the Microbiology Department. Develop and motivate staff to adhere to quality performance standards.
  • Innovation and Technology: Stay abreast of cutting-edge technologies. Ensure the department is well-equipped with up-to-date instrumentation and implements advancements as needed.
  • Data analysis and Improvement: Develop and implement programs for analyzing microbiological test data. Identify trends, prepare reports, and recommend corrective actions to maintain product sterility assurance.
  • Regulatory Interaction: Represent the department in inspections and audits. Seek expert advice on compendial test issues from industry professionals and regulatory bodies.

Qualifications & Desired Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Life Science discipline with emphasis in Microbiology; advanced degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of quality control laboratory and technical operations experience.
  • Proven leadership with 7+ years managing multidisciplinary teams.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills and in-depth knowledge of GMP, GLP, and FDA guidelines.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact effectively with partners, regulators, and industry stakeholders.

What’s in it for you?

The opportunity to develop your career with a highly respected global industry leader. A culture that provides unique opportunities to advance your career alongside a group of diverse, talented colleagues who apply their insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage for the betterment of human health outcomes.
This position comes with a competitive compensation package and a comprehensive benefits package. If this position is appealing to you, then please submit your resume to mwosik@talentsphere.ca.

Only candidates legally entitled to work in the US will be considered.

Job ID #16341845

Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

We look forward to hearing from you.

TalentSphere Staffing Solutions


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