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Curia Supervisor, Quality Control in Springfield, Missouri

Quality Control Supervisor in Springfield, MO

Curia provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.


The Quality Control Supervisor provides supervision for all Q.C. Lab activities and the attainment of Quality department goals. This position is responsible for assisting the Quality Control and Supply Chain Manager with the daily operations of the QC Laboratory. This includes operations such as equipment maintenance, Laboratory Information Management, cGMPs, SOP’s, new product implementations, personnel training, performing special projects, and supply inventories.

We proudly offer:

  • Generous benefit options (eligible first day of employment)

  • Paid training, vacation and holidays (vacation accrual begins on first day of employment)

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Education reimbursement

  • 401k program

  • Learning platform

  • And more!


  • Provide day-to-day supervision of the Q.C. Lab, ensuring staffing at all times by coordinating overtime and schedules to meet production priorities.

  • Ensure quality of finished products by maintaining instrumentation, calibrations, Out of Specification Investigations, and other GMP operations within the lab.

  • Assist the Quality Control and Supply Chain Manager by maintaining records of specifications, methods, safety inspections, product raw data, QC training etc., and SOP’s in a manner acceptable to QA, customers, and the FDA.

  • Stay in compliance with Chemical Hygiene Plan and GMP/GLP’s through training and laboratory procedures.

  • Be the functional expert for the Laboratory Information Management System.

  • Conduct regular performance reviews of all technicians, make recommendations for promotions, new hires and terminations, arbitrate personnel conflicts.

  • Responsible for assisting the Quality Control and Supply Chain Manager with the QC budget by oversight of the daily supply and maintenance purchases.

  • Maintain effective communication with the Quality Control and Supply Chain Manager.

Secondary responsibilities/accountabilities:

  • Productivity improvements of laboratory operations.

  • Proper procedures for laboratory waste handling.

  • Methodology and instrumentation functional investigations.

  • Direct Q.C. meetings.

  • Coordinating assistance to the Analytical Laboratory. This includes support for the Chemical Research and Development Laboratory, Kilo Lab, and the Pilot Plant.

  • Provide analytical support for special assays to Production and Engineering on as needed basis.

  • Communicate on daily basis with the production supervisors and shipping and receiving personnel to support production and customer needs.

  • Continue own training toward job function improvement.

  • Assist the Quality Control and Supply Chain Manager with product shipments.



  • The following knowledge and proficiency skills are required for this position to be acquired through a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with five to ten years of experience as a bench analyst or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must have a demonstrated working knowledge of federal, corporate and local GMP guidelines. Must also have a breadth of knowledge in all scientific areas such as biology, physics, and chemistry.

  • Must have a mechanical aptitude for analytical instrumentation trouble shooting and repairs.

  • Capability to do sample metrics to monitor the product quality and personnel needs of the Q.C. department.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal, analytical skills, negotiation skills.

  • Have an eye for detail and a capability to handle diverse functions simultaneously by establishing priorities.

  • Must have a complete understanding of LIMS software from the user perspective and must know Quality department goals.

  • Have a proven competency for computers and technology.


  • Ph.D. Degree in Organic Chemistry or equivalent education and experience

  • GMP experience strongly desired

Education, experience, location and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

All interested applicants must apply online. Curia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.