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Supervisor QC MICRO

Leiden, Netherlands
Quality Control

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905777117W

As a part of the ONE JSC Lab situated at the Janssen Biologics Manufacturing site in Leiden, the Microbiology test team is responsible for execution of all microbiological test methods ranging from early clinical up to commercial process control, release and stability.


For our team, we are looking for a Supervisor that will lead the Microbiology team and ensure the day-to-day operations of the team. The key responsibilities of the jobholder:


Responsibilities & Accountabilities: 

The Supervisor leads 8-12 lab technicians and is accountable for the personnel in the team and their performance &development by performing the 5 conversations. Accountable for effective team performance by setting objectives in line with the ONE JSC Lab Organization business strategy.


The Supervisor leads and defines team execution testing activities that are compliant with the cGMP and safety regulations. Furthermore, the Supervisor assures all test related elements are in place e.g. materials, equipment, trained personnel etc. in order to complete all testing activities in a timely manner.

The  Supervisor has the primary accountability for planning, organization, day-to-day supervision and execution of daily tasks within the team and ensures the seamless transfer of activities using SmartQC.

The Supervisor assures that the assays are performed to the required quality and sets priorities in case of conflicting situations within the ONE JSC Lab Organization. The Supervisor oversees all monitoring and reporting of all critical activities (e.g. process/delay of testing). If necessary, undertake actions independently and assures relevant action plan is in place (e.g. earned hours etc).

The Supervisor deals appropriately with any deviations, OOT/ OOS results and corresponding CAPAs on a defined team level and notifies involved ONE JSC Lab management. The supervisor will be responsible for closure of all low impact deviations. Additionally, the Supervisor ensures the proper coordination of investigations on a defined team level to achieve resolution in the minimum time and in compliance with GMP principles.

The Supervisor is responsible for following up on relevant KPIs, which includes but are not limited to, 6S/housekeeping, invalid assay rate, training status of the team, lead time of test results.


The Supervisor is responsible for creating team environment for continuous improvements applying the Business Excellence and Faster Forward tools.



* Education minimum relevant HBO diploma 

* At least 5 years of work experience

* Knowledge or affinity with the relevant test methods
* Good interpersonal and organizational skills
* Proven leadership potential 
* Good communication skills

* Shown to have excellent safety and GMP awareness and experience
* A quality, compliance and business minded attitude and flexibility

* Knowledge and affinity with Business Excellence and Faster Forward mindset


Primary Location
Netherlands-South Holland-Leiden-
Janssen Biologics (7266)
Job Function
Quality Control
Requisition ID