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Supervisor / Group Leader - Quality Control , Analytical Chemistry , GMP , Empower

***Guaranteed $2,000 sign-on bonus upon hire!

In labs and health care facilities worldwide- HERE WE ARE

PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health.

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry and continues to deliver innovative solutions to our clients through our collaborative approach, including PPD® Laboratories FSP. PPD® Laboratories FSP is a unique partnership that allows our clients to leverage the experience of our PPD staff, while allowing you, the employee, to gain direct experience working onsite at a pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical company, all while maintaining full-time benefits/advantages of being a part of PPD.

As a Group Leader, you will work onsite at a major pharmaceutical quality control department overseeing laboratory operations. You will be responsible for audit trail review, data integrity, and data review.

Additional key responsibilities for the role on site at a major pharmaceutical company:
  • Manage a 6 person team and is responsible to lead team members to ensure that the department has the appropriate talent and level of performance to meet business objectives. Assure training and development of staff. Assist staff in problem solving. Identify and resolve people issues without direct supervision
  • Perform data integrity, data review, and audit trail review
  • Assure conformance to all government and corporate regulations. Responsible to develop, provide, defend, persuade Corporate practices with outside organizations. Ensure no interruption in business due to compliance issues
  • Provide timely testing or execution of in-process, raw materials, intermediates, API, finished goods, continuous improvement initiatives, QA training, laboratory equipment validation and stability depending on area of responsibility
  • Establish and execute plans and commitments consistent to Development, Manufacturing, Customers and Business needs
  • Applies advanced technical writing skills to prepare project protocol, and final reports to support product registration and/or business needs

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now!

What To Expect Next

We look forward to receiving your application. A member of our talent acquisition department will review your qualifications and if interested, you will be contacted for an interview.

Job Qualification:


Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Scientific field or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Pr evious experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 8 years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, and experience.
  • 1+ year of leadership responsibility

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Ability to cultivate a collaborative work environment with a team
  • Experience in analytical and bioanalytical methodologies, such as chromatography, HPLCs, CE-SDS, IEF, and SDS-PAGE, ELISA, UV and compendial methods
  • Experienced in laboratory systems (LIMS and EMPOWER) required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GMP and GLP practices required
  • Knowledge in Product Quality, Quality Control Lab Operation, and Regulatory requirements
  • Ability to write and recommend changes to PPD SOPs
  • Ability to interact and establish positive interaction with internal/external customers
  • Ability to troubleshoot multiple systems/methodologies
  • Ability to independently optimize analytical methods
  • Understanding of basic financial terms and definitions as it applies to the business
  • Understanding of proposal and project scope as it relates to pricing, resource management and the impact on business
  • Project and time management skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills as well as presentation skills

Working Conditions:

PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:
  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.
  • Able to lift and move objects up to 35 pounds
  • Able to work in non-traditional work environments.
  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities
  • Regular and Consistent Attendance

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Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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