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Quality Control Laboratory Manager

K.A. Recruiting
San Diego, California, United States
March 15, 2017

Quality Control Laboratory

Job Summary:

• Manages and coordinates functions and activities in the laboratory.

• Provides guidance and expertise for the laboratory to meet the needs of customers, in accordance with accepted standards and regulations.

• Participates on the Lab Management Team and supports safety, GMP and Quality Plan.

Essential Duties:

• Adheres to good manufacturing practices (GMP) guidelines.

• Maintains department records, reports and statistical data as required.

• Develops laboratory goals and objectives in conjunction with the Director, Laboratory.

• Assists with the development and management of the department budget.

• Establishes and maintains laboratory policies and procedures.

• Participates in internal/external assessments.

• Develops standards of performance, trains and performs competency assessments.

• Participates in laboratory quality and variance programs.

• Participates in process improvement programs for the laboratories and SDBB.

• Facilitates department staff meetings and attends other meetings as assigned.

• Enhances professional growth and development for self and staff.

• Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

• Advanced understanding of immunohematology and blood banking concepts.

• Advanced knowledge of application of AABB Standards, FDA, CLIA and other regulations that apply to blood bank and cell engineering.

• Must be detail oriented, well organized, self-motivated and capable of independent work.

• Must be able to direct workflow and perform advanced troubleshooting of technical and/or mechanical problems.

• Must have an interest in the sciences and/or biotech fields.

Education: Bachelor Science


Minimum 5 years in blood bank related fields. (to include laboratory, supervisory and regulatory)


MT(ASCP)or equivalent experience preferred

California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License (required for Reference and QC Laboratories)