Estee Lauder Jobs – QC Lab Manager

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Job Description:

Support the QC Lab Lead for a particular shift and/or lab function in planning, organizing, implementing and controlling the daily activities of the QC laboratory to ascertain that raw materials, mass and finished goods meet internal and external specifications. Responsible for overseeing lab testing processes with ability to troubleshoot instruments and issues. Conduct and supervise all OOS investigations and reject investigations. Manage QC lab equipment, qualification protocols and reports, and administration. Participate in continuous improvement projects regionally to drive efficiencies in the lab. Flexible to support off-shift work when needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review of routine supporting test data and results, including sample preparation records, logbooks, calculations, and data sheets. Enter results in SAP/LIMS.
  • Ensure all lab processes are adhering to relevant regulatory GMPs and global company policies & procedures
  • Review and trending of OOS, CAPAs and deviations related to their QC lab function
  • Participate in internal audits to ensure regulatory readiness
  • Release of raw materials, non-OTC & OTC mass, and Cosmetic FGs in SAP
  • Manage QC lab equipment budget, equipment purchases, installation and initiate change control as needed
  • Identify SOPs and support QC Lab Lead in work instruction updates or creating new based on lab trends and CAPAs.
  • Provide QC expertise to plant hygiene program and lead corrective action based on findings
  • Development of lab equipment qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) protocols and reports
  • Work collaboratively with Planning, GBSC, QA Labs, Manufacturing, Validation, and Operations to drive continuous improvement.
  • Ensure there is testing support in relation to the environmental monitoring program and any associated risk assessments
  • Ensure execution of data integrity checks / verifications per procedures
  • Review SOPs and work instructions and provide to QC Lab Lead for approval.
  • Monitor lab KPIs and drive improvements

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in developing laboratory SOPs and revisions according to regulatory guidelines
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of GMP, ISO and safety guidelines
  • 4 years science degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 years laboratory experience, with at least 3 years in a supervisory position, preferably in microbiology laboratories in Quality Control for a global consumer goods or pharma company
  • Knowledge of statistical assessments of data
  • Solid knowledge of all laboratory equipment (e.g., Vitek, Celsis, Autoclave)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to appropriately communicate information to cross functional stakeholders and suppliers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Electronic QMS, and SAP systems is preferred

Job Details:

Company: Estée Lauder

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Melville, NY

Application Deadline: N/A

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