Manager, QC Sample Management

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.


Supervision, coordination and oversight of all samples received, aliquoted, and shipped associated with quality control testing. This role will also be responsible for managing the laboratory critical reagents, reference standards, reagent control, logbooks and general lab supplies. Management of a team of individuals focused on these efforts is also a responsibility of this role.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Coordination and scheduling of all sample receipt and distribution to enable on-time start of testing, including production and stability samples
• Coordination and scheduling of sample shipment from the plant to third parties as needed for testing and storage
• Management of all on-site sample storage
• Ensure management of critical reagents, standards, and samples is adequate
• Ensure that lab activities are conducted according to safety guidelines, policies and legislation.
• Responsible for professional development, goal setting and performance review of staff.
• Provide information in support of department budget.  Contribute to departmental strategy and provide input on lab requirements and improvements.
• Assists with execution, documentation and review of data as required to support sample management.
• Leads or coordinates complex projects with other departments and interacts with other department personnel to accomplish objectives.
• Problem-solves as required to clarify and troubleshoot challenges internally or in collaboration with other departments as a member of a cross-functional team.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions.



• Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or related field of study.
• Minimum of five years directly related experience in a GMP-regulated environment
• Proficient and professional communicator, verbally and in writing.
• Demonstratedcritical thinking skills; can analyze information and draw valid conclusions.
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others.
• Proficient in complex procedures and problem solving.
• Strong commitment to teamwork, proven leadership skills, independence and initiative.
• Knowledge and experience with GMP sample processing, sample management, inventory and GMP labeling.
• Comprehensive knowledge of laboratory techniques and safety precautions.



There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Salary Range
$109,000.00 - 187,000.00
per Year
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Baltimore (Bayview), MD 21224, US