Lab Supervisor


My name is Candace and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are seeking a Lab Supervisor II for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in Cornelia, GA. Details for the positions are as follows:

Job Description:
Managing laboratory testing of raw materials, in process materials and finished product in support of the manufacturing schedule and to ensure timely delivery of product to customers.
Ensuring that all laboratory test methods and procedures are executed in compliance with specifications and standards. Additionally, working in the development, writing, updating and review of test methods, SOPs, protocols, and specifications as required.
Serving as Subject Matter Expert for testing methodology. Using knowledge of scientific techniques to independently troubleshoot product quality issues of a complex nature with a sense of urgency.
Ensuring that all laboratory instruments and systems and software are maintained in accordance with procedures and standards.
Ensuring that all laboratory activities are conducted in accordance with government regulations and safety requirements as well as all Enterprise, Sector and Company policies.
Reviewing and approving quality records (e.g. non-conformance, CAPA) related to laboratory events.
Driving the investigation of non-conforming laboratory test results as well as reviewing and approving laboratory OOS and OOT events including related quality records and investigation reports. This will include ensuring that the reports are consistent, complete and in alignment with applicable standards and procedures including appropriate content and references.
Escalating quality issues to management
Monitoring laboratory quality data and metrics on a regular basis to ensure that appropriate investigation, corrective action, and/or escalation is conducted as required for recurring trends involving products, methodologies, instrumentation and scientists. This includes taking appropriate action to drive timely resolution of laboratory nonconformances and CAPA to meet applicable goals.
Monitoring data from Contract Laboratories including non-conforming test results. Interfacing with contract laboratory during the laboratory investigation process.
Leads, develops, trains and coaches lab associates within the laboratory. This includes ensuring that associates have appropriate resources and support to execute testing in accordance with procedures, standards and regulations as well as ensuring that all relevant core competency training modules are completed by the laboratory personnel.
Maintaining up to date knowledge of the company's products and manufacturing processes related to relevant laboratory testing.
Providing audit support (front room, back room and SME).
Working with cross functional teams to successfully resolve audit findings, product non-conformances, customer complaints, to execute Corrective/Preventive Actions and/or to improve product design.
Monitoring departmental activities to ensure that laboratory personnel follow all company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices.
Ensuring the timely completion of document reviews and approvals for document changes within their area of responsibility
Participating in budget planning for the laboratory.

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