Supervisor Formulations

Req ID #:  78260
Location: 

Ashland, OH, US, 44805

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Formulations Supervisor for our Safety Assessment group site located Ashland, Ohio.

 

The following are responsibilities related to the Formulations Supervisor:

•    Provide direct daily supervision and review work of assigned departmental employees to ensure accuracy and to ensure adherence to pertinent departmental policies, practices, and procedures [SOPs, safety procedures and biosafety protocols.]  Schedule and prioritize workload of group members.
•    Provide guidance and training to less experienced formulations staff.
•    Oversee development of special procedures (technical specialties, difficult protocol-specific processes, etc.)
•    Oversee the preparation of solutions, suspensions and dietary admixtures for administration.
•    Assist in the interview and selection of qualified non-exempt personnel.  Recom¬mend personnel actions, including hiring, promotions and raises.  Partner with Human Resources and depart¬mental management to assist in the handling of disciplinary issues.  Draft appropriate personnel action paperwork.
•    Identify training and development needs of direct reports.  Assist in the development, implementa¬tion and delivery of depart¬mental training programs; ensure that direct reports receive departmental orien-tation and necessary on-the-job training.  Oversee main¬tenance of group training manual and training records.
•    Monitor performance of direct reports.  Provide regular coaching and counseling.  Assist in preparation and delivery of salary and performance reviews of direct reports.
•    Schedule overtime as authorized.  Review and approve time cards.  Coordinate vacation/time off schedules.
•    May assist in development of departmental budget.
•    Ensure optimum performance of group function.  Recommend and implement techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices.
•    Assist in the development, maintenance and communication of departmental systems and SOPs.  Assist in the development and communication of job descriptions for subordinate positions.
•    Ensure that departmental equipment is maintained in good working condition and that departmental area(s) are maintained in a clean and orderly condition.  
•    Support the policy of equal employment opportunity through Affirmative action in all personnel actions including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotions, training, work assignments, and salary actions etc.  
•    Perform all other related duties as assigned.

 

The following are minimum qualifications related to the Formulations Supervisor position:

•    Education: Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent in chemistry, pharmacy, biology or related discipline.  Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) preferred.. 
•    Experience:  5 years of formulations laboratory experience. Previous team leader, supervisory or management experience required.  
•    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

 

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity 

 

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet

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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Mansfield

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