Newcomer Supply is a leading manufacturer and supplier of consumables and equipment for the histology market. As Histology Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating histology related work and personnel within the company. You will act as an interdepartmental liaison on all matters involving histology with responsibilities in: production, technical support, sales and administrative. This position will supervise existing laboratory leadership and staff to ensure the company meets its goals for: production, quality control, training, regulatory, and safety. Will assist technical support staff with customer questions, as well as, troubleshooting product issues and nonconformities. Assist our sales and marketing team develop strategies to better identify our customers’ needs and market opportunities. Work directly with senior management daily to establish a comprehensive link to all matters related to histology within the company.
Experience and expertise in project management and lean principles
Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability in personnel management
Extensive knowledge of manual and automated staining procedures
Extensive knowledge of Immunohistochemistry
Demonstrated experience in task delegation and oversight
Experience and expertise in gathering data and developing reports to validate decision making
Demonstrated ability to multitask and meet deadlines
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) certified
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred
5 plus years histology laboratory experience
2 plus years of direct lead or supervisory experience in a histology laboratory
High to Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
Be a subject expert in histotechnology for all aspects of the business
Provide comprehensive leadership to the histology laboratory
Oversee laboratory production to ensure production/inventory goals are achieved
Provide regular feedback and report to management on the status of production goals
Oversee laboratory quality control recordkeeping and develop quality assurance monitors.
Oversee scheduling and training of production staff.
Develop and maintain duty rotations for laboratory staff to ensure cross training and flexibility
Act as safety officer ensure laboratory staff are aware of safety procedures, maintain documentation of annual safety review, training records and hazard monitoring
Oversee control slide product quality standards and assure these standards are maintained
Manage tissue acquisition and block inventory database for control slide product line
Develop new and maintain existing tissue acquisition partnerships
Manage validation of tissue to ensure production materials can meet demand
Be subject expert in regulatory and legal aspects of tissue acquisition from the Newcomer perspective
Provide input into product development and testing
Assist troubleshooting customer related issues and non-conforming products.
Maintain chemical product formulation worksheets and ensure cross referenced documents are updated
Assist with regulatory and quality management system development and implementation
Newcomer Supply is a leading manufacturer and supplier of consumables and equipment for the histology market. We are a family run business that has been supplying histology laboratories high quality products for over 30 years. We are currently based out of Middleton WI.