San Jose based Visby Medical is an ambitious, well-funded, and fast-paced early-stage biotech startup. Driven by a belief that disease diagnosis should be quick, accurate, and accessible to all, Visby is developing a novel diagnostic device platform that aims to redefine the way infectious disease is tested and treated.

We are developing a tenacious team with the deep industry expertise of researchers, biologists, designers, and engineers that is back-stopped by world-class operations and administrative resources. If you enjoy tackling challenging problems, are passionate about your work product, and want to join a collaborative ownership team that is aiming to leave a lasting positive legacy in the healthcare industry, please consider the following Quality Control Supervisor opportunity.

Summary

The QC Supervisor is an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with great communication skills responsible for leading a high performing team of QC analysts to execute Visby’s QC processes in the lab environment and achieve goals in safety, quality, productivity, and costs. 

Essential Duties

  • Creating, updating, and reviewing QC laboratory standard operating procedures and supporting work instructions for efficiency and product quality.
  • Documenting process deviations and non-conformances as applicable. Leading investigations when failures occur and escalating to the failure investigation team, when appropriate.
  • Leading team to execute qualification or method validation test protocols and document the resulting data in a test report.
  • Plan, organize, and supervise the daily work schedule to support QC testing of raw and intermediate goods, finished goods, and materials being tested as part of the stability program. 
  • Coordinate with other departments to resource testing of R&D prototypes.
  • Work cross functionally with R&D to transfer new methods to the QC team.
  • Maintain reagent and consumable inventory and coordinate the PM and calibration of QC owned equipment.
  • Maintain a safe, organized, and clean work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

  • BS in a science field is required; Biology, Chemistry, or related discipline a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience; Quality Control lab experience is preferred.

Other Qualifications 

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Physical Demands

  • Comfortable performing repetitive tasks and/or motions.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 10 lbs.

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