Supv, QC Laboratory

Actavis, Inc.
Job Location
Salt Lake City, UT
Job Description

Under general supervision, plans and oversees the activities of a pharmaceutical 
Quality Control Laboratory site. Supervises assigned Quality Control Laboratory staff. 
- Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, 
procedures, and state, federal and local laws. 
- Oversees, directs, coordinates and prioritizes the daily activities of a Quality Control 
Laboratory and assigned staff. 
- Plans, directs and coordinates programs for analysis and testing of raw material, inprocess products, finished products components and packing materials. 
- Coordinates research and analysis activities in compliance with government regulations, 
manufacturing processes and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); and approves 
modification of formulas, standards and processes. 
- Reviews and revises SOPs and test procedures; reviews testing, quality control, and 
other operational reports to ensure compliance with quality standards, efficiency and 
scheduling; interprets results of laboratory activities to laboratory personnel, management 
and professional and technical societies. 
- Prepares a variety of technical papers and reports. 
- Participates and approves the interviewing, hiring, and training of departmental 
employees; conducts performance evaluations for direct reports. 
- Provides support, direction and coaching to subordinate employees in the areas of 
training, disciplinary action, problem resolution, planning and work assignment 
- Ensures project deadlines and performance standards are established and met. 
- Ensures compliance with all Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and 
- Performs related duties as assigned. 
Knowledge of: 
- Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Quality Control Laboratory practices and procedures. 
- Principles and practices of analysis and testing of raw material, in-process and finished 
products, components and packing materials. 
- Pharmaceutical manufacturing dosage forms. 
- Business, scientific and personal computer hardware and software applications. 
- Business English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. 
- Supervision and training practices and methods. 
- Interviewing and selecting applicants in accordance with established employment 
practices and methods. 
- Current Company policies, practices and procedures, including safety rules and 


Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related scientific field from an accredited college or university, and minimum three (3) - five (5) years pharmaceutical Quality Control experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to work Friday-Monday, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. 

Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related scientific field from an accredited college or university. 


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