Flow cytometry QC supervisor (M/F)

January 11th 2021

Based in Gosselies, the mission of Catalent Cell and Gene Therapy is to deliver optimized process industrialization capacities to cell therapy organizations, and speed up the arrival of their therapies onto the market. From technology selection to business modeling, through GMP manufacturing, process development, quality services, Catalent’s teams are fully committed to helping their clients fulfill their objective of providing sustainable and affordable therapies to their patients.

Mission Description

The Folw cytometry QC supervisor is responsible for coordinating all technical, logistical, and administrative activities to ensure laboratory testing’s in the flow cytometry platform and the result reporting within established timeframes.

  • Team management; develop and drive team objectives; perform OTO / annual evaluation; ensure adequate training of the team
  • Workflow organisation; assign and monitor daily activities to achieve goals of customers
  • Ensure the good running of laboratory activities by resolving operation problems; ensure the good compliance with effective instructions /procedures and all laboratory/safety procedures 
  • Follow-up of DEV/OOS/CAPA/CHC linked to the flow cytometry platform and propose actions to improve the process and the quality
  • Responsible to maintain laboratory records, reports and files for all product quality testing in the flow cytometry platform
  • Key contact point of PL – other platforms / departments
  • Promote and ensure productive communication between team – management
  • Ensure reporting to management team
  • Ensure adherence to legal and Catalent policies and procedures  

Current challenges are:

  • Participate in the selection and recruitment of QC personnel for the flow cytometry platform in collaboration with RH department; participate in the drafting of QC job descriptions
  • Setting up of a team of different QC experts / specialists / technicians with roles & responsibilities definition; ensure good operator training, etc
  • Setting up of a planning to anticipate workload and respect expected due dates
  • Setting up of tools for monitoring daily activities in the flow cytometry platform (follow up of deviations/OOS, follow up of inventories, etc)
  • Continuous improvement

Candidate profile

The Candidate

  • Master degree or higher in biology, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, clinical chemistry or relevant experience in a similar position in the sector of biotechnology/pharma/cell therapy
  • At least 5 years of experience in cGMP environment and/or quality control
  • At least 2 years of experience in people management
  • Strong organizational skills; multitasking
  • Teamwork oriented; active listening; effective feedback; ability to inspire and convince others
  • Cheerful and positivity; being a constant source of motivation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers, management and customers
  • Reliability; integrity; decisiveness
  • Quality minded, problem solving, rigorous, persevering and pro-active
  • English level: at least B1

Catalent’s standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:

  • Delivers Results
  • Leads with Integrity and Respect
  • Demonstrates Business Acumen
  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Champions Change
  • Engages and Inspires
  • Coaches and Develops


  • Full-time position (40h/week).
  • An indeterminate contract.
  • The opportunity to take part in a growing dynamic biotech company.
  • A human-sized working environment with a convivial atmosphere.
  • A company car with fuel card

Contact Details

To apply for this job, please send your application on the following link : Catalent