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Quality Laboratory Manager

About the role


To confirm that factory processes and procedures are conducted in compliance with Reckitt standards and specifications via analytical and microbiological testing per corporate methods and guidelines. 

Key Responsibilities


•    Coordinate testing of materials, process testing data, and delivery of results to the organization in a timely manner.  
•    Ensure equipment used is maintained and calibrated to appropriate standards
•    Understand and follow all necessary Health & Safety systems and ensure that laboratory work is consistent with safe working practices
•    Provide effective application of investigations using root cause analysis tools, non-conformance reporting and change management within QC as defined in SOPs
•    Coordinate and supervise all out of specification investigations, deviations, and non-conformances
•    Maintain the on-site calibration and pest control programs
•    Liaison between the on-site laboratory and R&D to perform preservative effectiveness testing and necessary analytical support for stability and product development trials
•    Maintain and support the laboratory quality systems
•    Ensure daily workloads are completed in timely manner 
•    Oversee purified and soft water quality by performing microbiological testing and maintenance support.

Key Challenges


Providing clear and effective communication throughout the supply chain, offering a dynamic and flexible attitude to facilitate a fast-moving operation. 



•    Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or closely related field 
•    Excellent organizational and communication skills with ability to work cross functionally
•    Direct experience performing and/or managing a microbiology laboratory
•    Data systems experience a plus
•    Ideally experience in Household or pharmaceutical GMP/GLP
•    Ability to work on own initiative in an accurate and reliable manner

Personal Attributes


•    Good communication skills with the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
•    High level of accuracy in working practices with close attention to detail
•    Ability to integrate cross-functionally to support customer service and investigations
•    In line with Reckitt core values, the candidate will be achievement focused and able to work in a direct and often pressurized environment.
•    Entrepreneurial skills in terms of innovation and problem solving are key along with tenacity and ability to influence and demonstrate strong team working abilities and commitment 


In Return Reckitt offers very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
Reckitt is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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