Quality Control Manager

Posted 13 Mar 2019

Round Rock, Texas - United States

Req Id 188855


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

The Round Rock site manufactures high quality quantitative chemical reference standards for clinical, forensic/toxicology, pharmaceuticals, health, and environmental applications. The Analytical Quality Control Department is responsible for testing and certification of raw materials, intermediates, catalog and new products, stability and retest program, custom products, custom analytical services and analytical services for internal departments. 

Your role:

As the Quality Control Manager, you are responsible for managing and overseeing the Quality Control Laboratory and Quality Control Team which includes the following: testing and certification of raw materials, intermediates, catalog and new products, stability and retest program, custom products, custom analytical services and analytical services for internal departments. The QC Manager will provide leadership, coaching support and direction to the Quality Control team. The position is responsible for implementing and maintenance of laboratory systems including: scheduling, equipment qualification, maintenance, and validation, ensuring compliance to ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 17025 and ISO 17034. The Quality Control Manager will work closely with Quality Assurance, Innovations, Regulatory, Production, Operations, Sales, and Service to support Quality System compliance and customer needs. Responsible for leading and sponsoring improvement initiatives and goals as directed by Site Quality Director.


Who you are:

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills. The ability to respond to colleagues effectively; both verbally and in writing. The ability to interact and work well with other team members. The employee must be able to approach others to discuss work related items in a manner that will allow for a successful outcome. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are a must. A strong technical knowledge base and the ability to comprehend and communicate basic technical concepts are required for success in this role. The candidate will have the ability to make good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Biochemistry with 5 years + experience working in Analytical Science production environment working with small molecules and/or biologics.
  • Prior management and leadership experience in an analytical science laboratory or regulated environment is desired.
  • Able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; develop alternative solutions; works well in a group problem solving situations; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention; displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Occasional Travel

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

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