Test Facility Manager (TFM)

Qualification : 

A PhD or Masters in Pharmacology/ Toxicology / Chemistry / Life Sciences / Environmental Science or equivalent.

Desired Candidate Profile:

  • A minimum of 4-7 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Well-versed with the procedures of managing an analytical lab.
  • Should possess good managerial and Team-building skills.
  • Good knowledge of the GLP standards and safety regulations to be followed.
  • Well versed with the method development, operation and calibration of sophisticated analytical instruments like HPLC, Spectrophotometer, FTIR etc.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Should be computer savvy.

Job Description / Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day management of the lab.
  • Overall responsibility of the equipment, employees, supplies, software, and documentation at the lab.
  • Allocation of tasks to team members and ensuring timely completion of the same.
  • Identifying and scheduling training of existing and new team members, where required.
  • Ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements, standards and schedules.
  • Ensuring adherence to necessary safety measures that should be followed in the lab.
  • Ensuring smooth functioning of the lab activities.
  • Streamlining the lab procedures and activities as per GLP standards.
  • Delegating and getting the work done to ensure proper maintenance and calibration of equipment, adherence to SOPs established, safety precautions and house-keeping.
  • Identifying and initiating the purchase/procurements of the equipment/instruments and lab supplies, upon approval from management.
  • Reviewing and updating the procedures and SOPs from time to time, as required.
  • Should be a good team builder – should act as a binding force to keep the team united and strong.
  • Would report directly to the Management.