Director, Quality Control Lab

Irvine, CA

Posted: 02/13/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 44.24KK Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Director, Quality Control Lab

The detailed duties and responsibilities of the Director, Quality Control Lab will include:

  • Provides leadership, guidance and direction to QC lab to support the departments and company’s strategic initiatives and goals
  • Work with our industry partners and scientific affiliates and contribute to the advancement of analytical technologies and method research
  • Implement innovation ideas and continuous improvement activities
  • Develop metrics and reports to assess performance, trend and analyze data and take appropriate actions as appropriate. Track, report and provide periodic reports to management in support of Quality Metrics.  Leverage data to improve product quality and laboratory efficiency
  • Manage laboratory operations and maintain the laboratories in compliance with ISO17025 accreditation requirements and other applicable local laws/regulations
  • Initiate investigations for non-conforming product and develop Corrective and Preventive program
  • Liaise with the regulatory authorities on laboratory operations
  • Responsible for applying inspection standards to products shipped directly from contract manufacturers to outside locations
  • Develop and maintain a system that assures all certificates of analyses are reviewed against required finished product specifications as written in Agile PLM (Product Lifecycle Management)
  • Periodically perform a mock recall to assure that the systems have qualified and acceptable traceability standards
  • Develop training program to chemists and technicians for compliance with Good Laboratory Practices and current Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Manages chemists, technicians, and laboratory supervisors

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Sam Kovacevic at

JO:  44.24KK

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership skills with expertise in implementing quality processes, systems and strategies
  • Strong knowledge in laboratories operations
  • Strong knowledge in ISO17025 requirements
  • Strong proven hands-on experience with variety of both GMP and GLP matters
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team


  • 10+ years of laboratory operations experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in life science or equivalent technical field

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Sam Kovacevic at

JO:  44.24KK

Meet Your Recruiter

Sam Kovacevic
Technical Recruiter

Proven recruiter with 15 years of experience specializing in the Food and Beverage sector.  

Strategic, Independent Recruiting Professional.  Uniquely experienced in providing qualified candidates to a broad scope of companies with talent needs. Passionate Leader who takes a trusted advisory approach to making an impact and finding the best talent available.

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