CLOSED: QA Manager – Site Fleurus

Position

  • Implement and maintain a Total Quality Management System in the facility
  • Represent the facility on all quality matters pertinent to the quality management system
  • Manage Process Quality Control team

Authority

The QA Manager is given the authority to represent the facility on all quality matters pertinent to the quality management system as established trough customer and regulatory requirements and company quality policies and procedures. For this reason the QA Manager, in addition to reporting directly to the General Manager, also reports, on a dotted line basis, to the Vice President Global Quality Assurance.

For pharmaceutical products, the QA Manager reports, on a dotted line basis, to the Qualified Person.

Responsibilities

Quality Assurance

  • The QA Manager is given the responsibility of management representative at the facility level. The management representative has the responsibility to :
    • Maintain compliance to the requirements established in the quality management system
    • Periodically evaluate the Quality System performance, identify areas that need improvement and report to senior management
    • Develop the company culture and the management approach by supporting and sharing the Quality Policy
    • Ensure that the Quality Policy is communicated and understood within the facility
    • Lead projects and programs to achieve and improve facility targets and objectives
    • Ensure the promotion of awareness of customer and regulatory requirements throughout the organization
    • Ensure that processes needed for the business unit and local quality management system are established, implemented, maintained and improved
    • Ensure the required systems are operative and effective to assure customers of the desired quality
    • Implement continual improvement attitude
    • Facilitate quality improvement tools
    • Review the facility quality management systems, at planned intervals, to ensure its continuing suitability, adequacy and effectiveness
    • Maintain the contacts with suppliers/customers (visits, meetings, complaint handling, audits)
    • Represent the company in quality matters
    • Coordinate and perform site assessments
    • Coordinate customer audits and regulatory audits/inspections (AFPMS, FDA, BSI, AFSCA)
    • Coach, train, manage and develop the quality control/assurance department
    • Participate at Corporate QA meetings
    • Provide to food regulatory agencies the quarterly listing of irradiated food products

    Quality Control

    • Assure proper functioning of QC Team
    • Assure good coordination of process QC activities
    • Assure adequate training level of the team

Competences – skills – experience

Knowledge/Education and Training

  • Master in Life Sciences (Biology, Chemistry….)
  • QP / Industrial pharmacist is a plus but not a must

Experience

  • Relevant experience in Quality Assurance (at least 5 years)
  • Relevant experience in Management function (at least 3 years)
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical medical device industry is an advantage
  • Fluent in English (reading, speaking, writing)

Skills

  • Fine organization skills
  • Excellent communication skills on all levels
  • Efficient, accurate, work according to plan
  • Flexible
  • Problem solving attitude
  • People manager
  • High profile commitment to quality

 Company

Our Client  is the global leader in comprehensive sterilization solutions serving customers across the medical device, pharmaceutical, commercial, and food industries.

OUR CLIENT has over 1,600 engineers, scientists, safety specialists, and solution providers focused on eliminating threats to the health of humanity.  OUR CLIENT has global breadth and more than 90 years of deep expertise across Gamma, Ethylene Oxide (EO), Electron beam (E-Beam), and X-ray sterilization.  Their operations span 47 facilities in 13 countries to ensure that OUR CLIENT are the “point of safe” for our customers.

They  are driven to fulfill their customers’ needs in a timely fashion and with the highest quality and care.

Contact

Claudine Lachman


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