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WuXi AppTec Supervisor Chemistry, Chromatography in St. Paul, Minnesota

This position is responsible for organizing, planning and managing the personnel, systems and resources critical to the daily operation of the designated lab area. The Supervisor is also expected to contribute to the workload of the department on an as needed basis.


  • Recommends the hiring, transfer, promotion, discharge and salary changes for their assigned staff.

  • Interview and onboard new staff.

  • Ensure each employee receives appropriate training for duties, and ongoing training of experienced staff.

  • Conducts performance reviews, responds to issues, and assists with creating goals for assigned staff.

  • Coaches and mentors to develop assigned staff.

  • Supervise daily activities of assigned staff, clearly communicate/schedule work assignments and testing, help with troubleshooting, and ensure that procedures are completed as directed.

  • Contribute to the lab work as needed to complete activities.

  • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with WuXi AppTec Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulatory requirements.


  • Maintain laboratory equipment and facilities according to GMP/GLP regulations and WuXi AppTec Standard Operating Procedures. This includes working with vendors and internal staff to maintain equipment and assisting with environmental monitoring alarms.

  • Assist with performing and writing laboratory investigations for assigned staff.

  • Complete Standard Operating Procedure revisions and periodic reviews.

  • Support client, regulatory, and accreditation audits and inspections, as well as technical interactions with clients, as needed.

  • Contributes to the overall chemistry department operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of applicable regulatory documents (i.e. ISO, CFR part 58, etc.)

  • May be required to support staff and environmental monitoring services outside of normal office hours/days.

  • May be required to assist in other departments.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education

  • Minimum 3 years of laboratory experience, preferably GLP/GMP

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

  • Supervisory experience preferred

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Ability to use judgement, clear problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • Demonstration of strong customer service and project management skills.

  • Ability to work under limited supervision.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of general chemistry laboratory procedures and GLP/GMP regulations.

  • Ability to perform simple to moderate mathematical calculations

  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills

  • Need to be able to clearly speak, read, write and understand English

  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a Lab setting with exposure to biohazards/hazardous chemicals

  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE

  • Must be able to work in environment with minimal noise levels

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Clarity of vision

  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors

  • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions

  • Ability to lift 25 lbs occasionally

  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist and reach

  • Inside working conditions

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

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.

Job ID: 2019-5256

External Company Name: WuXi AppTec Inc

External Company URL: http://wuxiapptec.com

Street: 2540 Executive Dr