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Manager, QC Manufacturing Support

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Lafayette, IN, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Manager, QC Manufacturing Support


Location: United States : Lafayette, IN

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Health Care


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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The Quality Control Laboratory performs all operations necessary to support to testing requirements for the manufacturing of quality pharmaceutical intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients in a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible manner. The Quality Control Laboratory’s mission is to provide quality analytical data in a timely manger to customers while working within a cGMP regulated environment. The Manager – Quality Control will collaborate with internal and external customers, participating in the design and execution of method evaluations, technology transfers, equipment evaluation and qualification, and analytical results communications. This includes responsibility for employee development, productivity and quality of customer service. This position requires supervision of day to day operations for in-process, raw material, final, and stability activities within the Quality Control Laboratory. 




  • The creation of a challenging, open and honest work environment that fosters the continued development of the staff.
  • To attract and retain talented people from diverse backgrounds.
  • To assume full administrative responsibility for individuals. This includes successfully resolving personnel issues, accountability, merit delivery and promotions. 
  • To utilize Performance Management to align individual objectives with team, department and divisional goals.
  • To provide effective coaching and mentoring.
  • To proactively engage in and help individuals with career planning activities.


  • Provide both personal and technical leadership to the staff. 
  • Work constructively with leadership to further elaborate and implement a strategic vision for the operation.
  • Effectively communicate with and influence customers to realize improvements in the transfer of product control strategies and in the management of routine workflow.
  • Through appropriate benchmarking activities, seek out and implement novel approaches to improving the operation.
  • Lead teams in establishing appropriate goals for performance improvement.
  • Hold teams and individuals accountable for action plan timelines and results. 

Operational Excellence:

  • To develop and maintain metrics to monitor operational efficiency and capacity.
  • To plan for and be held accountable for department financial metrics.
  • To act as a steward for continuous improvement of the processes and systems that supports the flow of work through operations.
  • To ensure that the operations are fully compliant with all applicable regulatory and safety requirements (cGMP, OSHA, Lilly CHP, etc.)


  • Working effectively with customers to ensure that their needs are being met.
  • To proactively seek feedback from customer regarding the quality and timeliness of services
  • Act upon customer feedback for improvement.


  • Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or related field required with relevant experience. Masters or PhD preferred.
  • Knowledge of analytical method development and validation
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory and safety requirements (cGMP, OSHA, etc.)
  • Demonstrated scientific problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills
  • Self-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Prior experience with the department is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a wide variety of analytical instrumentation techniques

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.


Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette