Director of Quality and Lab Services Opening at Adept Life (Medical/Health)
Robert Martin
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Adept Life Sciences in Gilbert has a new opening for a Director of Quality and Lab Services.

From their post:

The Director of Quality will develop, implement, and periodically evaluate the Quality Department activities to ensure the organization’s production operations, from raw materials to finished products, meet the quality, integrity, and efficiency standards set by the organization to meet the requirements of customers, consumers, and regulatory and accrediting agencies.

The qualifications for this are stringent, but given the role and responsibilities, that is a good thing. They are looking for:

Education: BS degree in Chemistry, Engineering, Life Sciences, or related

Experience: 5-10 years in the manufacturing QC field with a minimum of 2 years supervisory experience directing Quality and Documentation function within the Nutraceutical or Dietary Supplements industry is required

Solid overall knowledge of USP, FCC, and FDA guidelines as applied to testing of cosmetic and dietary supplement ingredients and finished goods. Experience leading FDA inspections is highly desirable.

The desirable candidate will also be knowledgeable in analytical instrumentation (i.e., HPLC, GC, UV-Vis, FT-IR, and TLC

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of cGMP standards to ensure the maintenance of the cGMP standard of quality.
  • Thorough understanding of quality control standards and methodologies.
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing and production in the industry.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance work instructions, procedure manuals and SDS sheets.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Must understand and use advanced statistical methods.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Must have ability to solve complex problems involving multiple variables in standardized situations. Must have a deliberate and acute sense of documentation of all activities while in the manufacturing environment.
  • Must be proficient with and be able to communicate via e-mail. Must be proficient with and able to use computer software including word processors & spreadsheets (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access), and ERP System.
  • Proficient in oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in a cross functional team environment to complete work tasks as instructed.
  • Must have sound judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated attention to detail and thoroughness are critical.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

There is a lot there, but the role is super-senior, so if this sounds like something you are interested in, you can apply for this one here.