Sr Supervisor, Quality Control (Virology)

Job Description

About This Role

In this role you will be responsible for the oversight of key functional, tactical, and operational aspects of the Quality Control Virology group at the Biogen RTP facility. This oversight includes QC testing and all related activities associated with this testing. The Sr. Supervisor will coordinate and evaluate employees and will be responsible for proper administration and adherence to all Biogen policies and procedures. Additional responsibilities include evaluation, scheduling, and balancing of departmental workload with respect to testing. The Sr. Supervisor will manage personnel and projects to ensure adherence to all regulatory licenses and regulations, interfacing with key Quality and manufacturing customers, and coordination of investigations impacting the QC department.

  • Manage and foster development of direct reports to support global collaboration and meet target milestones in support of departmental, site, and global initiatives
  • Cross-departmental interaction with peers to ensure timely communication of issues, support QC and manufacturing initiatives and to maintain harmonization of procedures and methods
  • Ensure that laboratory and Quality systems within the QC department remain in compliance with Biogen and industry cGMP standards
  • Responsible for communicating and coordinating test results with key QC customers to support departmental, site, and global initiatives
  • Lead laboratory initiatives in support of regulatory inspections and audits


Required Skills
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree with 15 years’ experience, a Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 7 years’ experience, or Master’s degree with minimum of 4 years’ experience
  • Technical knowledge regarding Quality Control Virology testing methodology
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with management, peers and subordinates effectively
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple activities in parallel
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills including instrument/method troubleshooting skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Preferred Skills
  • Life Sciences degree
  • GMP experience
  • Knowledge of FDA/EMEA regulations and compliance

Additional Information

Biogen’s US Alzheimer’s Franchise is looking to recruit proven and ambitious sales achievers with at least five years of experience in pharma, specialty, hospital, med device/capital equipment, and/or biotech sales.
In this field-based, specialty sales representative position you will be called upon to sell our products with key stakeholders in the Alzheimer’s Disease community: including Neurologists and allied health professionals.