QA Supervisor

Start Date



Ann Arbor, MI

Job Description

The QA Supervisor is a key position to round out QMS implementation and drive Akadeum to GMP certification quickly. This position requires an early stage, can-do, collaborative mindset, along with a strong desire to ensure customers remain satisfied and confident in Akadeum. As implementation of a QMS can sometimes be a new experience for colleagues, being aware and ensuring the team is trained, understanding “the why” of each part of the QMS and their role is critical not just for QMS and Akadeum’s success, but also for success in the QA Supervisor role. The right mindset of solving the problem, making it happen, both internally and externally cross-functionally is important to the QA Supervisor role. Furthermore, this role will interface with customers and partners alike to ensure their goals are met.

This Role is a Fit if you: 

  • Take pride in ensuring customers are happy and the best product is delivered
  • Thrive on the responsibility of building out the quality program in an early stage company
  • Make more mundane, tedious tasks enjoyable for all
  • Have a high level of attention to detail, organization and teamwork


  • Engage with consultants and advisors in cell therapy and diagnostics to ensure GMP plan is on track
  • Drive certification of GMP and verification of new facility to GMP standards
  • Own the quality system and ensure quality system activities are maintained, followed
  • Ensure customers remain the top priority for organization by effective, quick responses to quality inquiries or product issues
  • Educate company as new aspects of quality system implemented, annual refresher training
  • Manage document and record control
  • Interface with customers and partners to ensure their quality goals are met
  • Audit suppliers
  • Ensure compliance with quality system across the organization


  • Experience leading an organization to certification in GMP and/or ISO 13485
  • Effective engagement with advisors, consultants to implement plan and QMS
  • Experience in cell therapy market is desired, life science experience required
  • Team player who values educating others
  • Shining star personality for interacting with partners, customers, and successful support of their quality requirements
  • Small company mindset – flexibility, motivated, driven to achieve success

How to Apply

Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc. offers a dynamic entrepreneurial working environment and is an equal opportunity employer.

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to and include the job title in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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