Covance is hiring a Microbiology Supervisor to join their global team in Indianapolis, IN.
Essential Job Duties:
♦ Managerial and Leadership duties and responsibilities:
o Supervises the day to day production and non-production activities of the local departmental employees.
o Directly monitors the quality of testing services provided by employees under his/her supervision.
o Assigns appropriately trained personnel and ensures sufficient number of staff are available to complete the workload.
o Schedules department personnel appropriately to match the demands of the daily workflow with in the supervised area.
o Provides direct supervision to employees, including assignments, technical and behavioral performance counseling, and troubleshooting.
o Schedules and supervises all non-production activities and obligations of her/his area, such as validations, surveys, etc.
o Provides support as required to the department manager to assist in the fulfillment of his/her responsibilities, including acting as manager, upon delegation, during absences.
♦ Performance Monitoring and Evaluation:
o Assures quality and timely performance of both production and non-production activities under supervision.
o Reports performance and results against targets and global standards.
o Ensures regulatory compliance within his/her supervision.
o Communicates all production and non-production standards, guidelines and information to the supervised staff.
o Ensures on-time delivery of performance reports (PT, QC/PM, Internal and External QC) and responses to inquiries from other functional areas.
o Participates in and supports client visits, audits and inquiries, as necessary, to ensure complete fulfillment of requests and interests.
o Recruits, trains, and contributes to retention efforts of employees.
o Conducts technical training and development of staff as needed.
o Supports the departmental manager in assessing and meeting the resource needs.
o Supports the development of plans to meet future resource needs.
o Evaluates the performance of employees.
o Works with department manager to establish training plans for the supervised staff.
o Supports the manager in employee evaluations and development plans.
o Performother duties asrequired, including testing of patient samples in areas of competence.
Education/Qualifications/Certifications and Licenses
♦ BS degree in Biology, Chemistry or other life Science plus 1 year clinical testing experience; or Medical Technology degree.
♦ Prefer professional certification (ASCP, AABB, or other) in area(s) of expertise.
♦ Good command of English.
♦ Computer literate.
Requires 6 years of experience in a clinical Microbiology laboratory following clinical training; prior supervisory or management experience is a plus.
Job Number 2017-14010