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Perrigo Company

QC Lab Supervisor

Perrigo Company - Covington, OH

Job Description

Perrigo Company plc is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). The company is the world's largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market and an industry leader in pharmaceutical technologies.

Perrigo Nutritionals is located 30 miles northwest of Dayton. This facility spray dries powdered infant formula for the private-label market.

This position serves as a supervisor over both Chemistry and Microbiology Laboratories, reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager.


Analyze and develop procedures to ensure that all routine methods utilized by the laboratory are valid for the materials under test according to cGMPs and regulatory requirement.

Assure that the methods and procedures utilized are current, efficient, strictly followed and that safety standards are maintained.

Manage training processes for the lab staff on all new and revised methodology and related documentation.

Select, train, and evaluate the performance of non-exempt technical staff

Initiates, completes and monitors laboratory investigations to their closure

Lead and participate in continuous improvement initiatives

Participate in internal/external audits pertaining to laboratory quality control systems

Manage the laboratory special projects and special testing requests.

Develop laboratory equipment qualification protocols, schedule testing and oversee validation activities

Provides trouble shooting support for analytical instruments

Required Skills

Required Skills and Education:

BS in Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry, Food Science or related discipline

Minimum of 2 years of experience in a food, beverage, pharmaceutical, or related industry in a quality control laboratory.

Previous experience in a supervisory role is strongly preferred.

Possess a basic understanding of microbiological organisms and chemical analyses and their impact in the operational environment, in products, and in raw materials.

Knowledge on writing reports on chemical analyses and stating the technical findings, interpretations, conclusions, and root cause analysis and corrective actions for laboratory investigations.

Demonstrated progressive responsible experience in a pharmaceutical or food/beverage microbiology setting with a strong familiarity with cGMPs, microbiological methods and method validation requirements.

Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required.

12 days 5 hours ago

Perrigo Company


QC Lab Supervisor Perrigo Company - Covington, OH, United States


Location: Covington, OH

Company Profile:
Headquartered in Ireland, Perrigo Company plc is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, infant formulas, nutritional products, animal health, dietary supplements, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), and medical diagnostic products and receives royalties from Multiple Sclerosis drug Tysabri®.