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Quality Control Lab Manager / QC Manager (BB-E4DF7)

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Our client is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.Currently, we are seeking a Quality Control Lab Manager to join the team: Working location: Scarborough, ONPermanent, Direct Hire Competitive Compensation PackageReport to: Quality Control Lab Director POSITION SUMMARYSupport the QC Lab Director for a particular shift and/or lab function in planning, organizing, implementing and controlling the daily activities of the QC laboratory to ascertain that raw materials, mass and finished goods meet internal and external specifications. Responsible for overseeing lab testing processes with the ability to troubleshoot instruments and issues. Conduct and supervise all OOS investigations and reject investigations. Manage QC lab equipment, qualification protocols and reports, and administration. Participate in continuous improvement projects regionally to drive efficiencies in the lab. Flexible to support off-shift work when needed.JOB SPECIFICATIONS 5 years laboratory experience, with at least 3 years in a supervisory position, preferably in microbiology, analytical chemistry or product evaluation laboratories in Quality Control for a global consumer goods or pharma company4-year science degree or equivalent experienceExperience in developing laboratory SOPs and revisions according to regulatory guidelinesEffective oral and written communication skills and ability to appropriately communicate information to cross functional stakeholders and suppliersStrong knowledge of GMP, ISO and safety guidelinesSolid knowledge of all laboratory equipment (e.g., Viscometer, ACS Color Computer, Vitek, Analytical Instrumentation)Knowledge of statistical assessments of dataProficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Electronic QMS, and SAP systems is preferred KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES1. Management of QC Lab Testing for a shift or lab functionSupport the QC Lab Director for a particular shift and/or lab function in planning, organizing, implementing and controlling the daily activities of the QC laboratory to ascertain that both raw materials and assay of finished goods/mass meet internal and external specification. This includes management for lab workflow, sample analysis, sample retention, standards management, raw material qualification, TPM testing, outsourced testing, inventory management and document management Ensure execution of data integrity checks/verifications per proceduresProvide QC expertise to plant hygiene program and lead corrective action based on findingsEnsure there is testing support in relation to the environmental monitoring program and any associated risk assessmentsIdentify SOPs and support QC Lab Lead in work instruction updates or creating new based on lab trends and CAPAs.Review SOPs and work instructions and provide to QC Lab Lead for approval.Review and trending of OOS, CAPAs and deviations related to their QC lab function 2. Testing Data Review and Release - Data Reviewer role responsibilitiesReview of routine supporting test data and results, including sample preparation records, chromatograms/graphs, logbooks, calculations, and datasheets. Enter results in SAP/LIMS. Release of raw materials, non-OTC mass, and Cosmetic FGs in SAPReview of non-routine supporting test data and results (i.e. micro testing for water systems, validation testing) 3. Equipment Program Manage QC lab equipment budget, equipment purchases, installation and initiate change control as neededDevelopment of lab equipment qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) protocols and reportsManage specific area’s equipment administration, including calibration, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting as needed 4. Compliance / Continuous Improvement within Lab Function AreaEnsure all lab processes are adhering to relevant regulatory GMPs and global company policies & procedures Participate in internal audits to ensure regulatory readinessWork collaboratively with Planning, GBSC, QA Labs, Manufacturing, Validation, and Operations to drive continuous improvement.Monitor lab KPIs and drive improvementsEnsure all customer complaints are investigated, improvements implemented and response made in a timely manner 5. Personnel Management & Training Apply QC Lab objectives to their lab function area and conduct performance reviews against those objectives.Provide the coaching, mentorship and training necessary to support the ongoing personal and professional development of QC lab staff (GMP and refresher training)Assist in the development and execution of quality training curriculum for the laboratory

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