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Kelly Services Microbiology QC Lab Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

Kelly Science and Clinical has an immediate opportunity available with one of our pharmaceutical clients in the Indianapolis area.

Full time position- direct hire

Lab Manager, Microbiology is accountable for driving results in a fast-paced environment by managing and coordinating the activities of the Microbiology group that offers services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Manager, Microbiology is responsible for developing production and resource plans to meet goals in terms of safety, quality, output, and costs. The Manager will ensure proper staff training and conduct key required training while ensuring that deliverables are met, or expectations are proactively managed toward alternative solutions

Essential Functions

  • Directs and coordinates the activities of the laboratory operations of the Microbiology team.

  • Develops production and resource plans across different groups to meet production goals in terms of safety, quality, and productivity.

  • Manages key performance metrics.

  • Engages with business development and contract writing personnel to provide key support in project definition and costing.

  • Develops strategy to grow accounts and expand business relationships.

  • Develops, leads, and trains staff including supervisory personnel.

  • Completes technical definition of projects, generation of testing protocols and procedures, trending of data and generating investigation and deviation reports.

  • Develops and implements key strategic policies and procedures.

  • Works on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.

  • Exercises judgement within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

  • Provides substantial technical support to the groups of the organization.

  • Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other relevant company training requirements.

  • Attracts, develops, and retains a high performing team to meet the current and evolving needs of the business through effective selection, training, and development, coaching and mentoring and performance management.

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or Biology with a focus on Microbiology or related Life Sciences Degree.

• 8 or more years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

• 5 or more years of experience directly supervising or managing a staff.

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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