Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-118701-1
Contact Name: William Dubar
Phone Number: +41 (0)43 588 16 16
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

Your Responsibilities
  • Oversees and manages the teams responsible for Quality Control and Quality Assurance Batch Record Review
  • Performs all activities in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensures the pharma unit maintains the highest quality standards and are compliant with all regulations/procedures by driving continuous improvement activities.
  • Provides leadership in promoting and enforcing GMP and company quality
  • Resolves issues potentially affecting product quality/compliance.
  • Evaluates and develops techniques designed to maintain awareness of SOP’s and cGMP requirements.
  • Maintains excellent client relationships by providing a technically competent QC and QA department
  • Perform job performance reviews and own full performance management cycle of direct reports
  • Identifies risks and performs trending of complaints, deviations, and audit findings, and identifies appropriate corrective and preventative measures for the Pharma Unit
  • Demonstrates and promotes company vision.
  • Escalates quality events to QA Director and works with QA Director to periodically review significant aspects of site quality performance
  • Implements and monitors key performance indicators (KPI’s) within area of responsibility.
  • Provides or assists on employee training to ensure compliance with procedures and regulations.
  • Supports and assists on regulatory and client audits.
  • Participates in self-inspection activities
  • Supports Quality Council and Global Quality Leadership Team initiatives.
  • Responsible for supervising, training, and motivating direct reports.
Your Profile
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical or related regulated industry and at least 5 years of direct managerial experience required.
  • Experience with Quality Systems (Change Control, deviations, complaint management, documentation management, audits, self-inspections, etc.)
  • Must have a sound understanding of cGMPs.
  • Capable of effectively managing 3-10 direct reports in a dynamic environment.
  • Effective communication skills to interact with employees in all departments of the organization including, but not limited to, managers, senior management, customers, vendors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Strong leadership ability.
  • Mastery of skills required to read, understand, and adhere to the SOPs and policies of a GMP environment.
  • Can manage personnel in a cGMP environment
  • May be required to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility.
  • Familiarity with Six Sigma, Lean, Practical Process Improvement, etc is a plus.

Experience in within the EU is needed. Please note we can only accept applications from candidates who hold valid European Union passport and are able to work in Europe without visa sponsorship.

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