Posted to MedZilla on 5/25/2017


Netherlands, Senior Specialist Small/Large Molecule QA_SJ_12019-MZ


A leading design and validation consultancy that provides services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical companies is seeking a Senior Specialist (Small/Large Molecules) to join their team in the Netherlands. 

Job Role:

Quality Systems Compliance reports to the Director, Quality Systems and Compliance, that supports all Quality Systems Compliance activities relating to the SM/LM regions across the AH Line of Business (LOB) to ensure compliance with all AHQM (animal health quality manual) documents as well as applicable regulations and specifications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that Animal Health Quality Bulletin is deployed through all SM/LM sites, ensure its effectiveness, support site variances and ability of site to maintain level of compliance 
  • Confirm closure of activities according to plan. Support sites on implementation of relevant Quality Alerts and Quality Bulletins.
  • Partner with the Global SO and SSO for chapters to proactively identify initiatives and AHQM enhancements. 
  • Serve in the role of administrator to ensure a continuous improvement mindset for the AHQM documents. Support Tier III roll out to SM/LM sites and relative training in myLearning.
  • Assist in various programs across sites as identified by the AH SM/LM, including, but not limited to: - Quality and Compliance Excellence (QCE), in particular; o Support Global SO and SSO for periodic review of the system o Inspection Readiness Masterplan and review with Site prior to planned inspection, and responses o Suppot Sites for Divisional audit and responses
  • Support and contribute to internal compliance forums to identify any emerging trends for continuous improvement in the SM/LM region related to Quality Systems requirements. These activities include: Drive improvements from significant investigations and/or current compliance trends within both SM and LM region.
  • Support QSC as expert for SM / LM in review of AHQM policies and procedures linked to MMD policies and guidelines, and providing perspective of QSC to sites.
  • Prepare AHQM policies and procedures once required in the area of Quality Management together to the Director, AH Quality Systems Compliance. Partner with the SM/LM sites, to ensure the overall compliance posture for the AH SM/LM is resilient and sustained.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific or engineering field of study is required. Preferred fields of study include Biology, Biochemistry, and Microbiology. 
  • An MBA or other business degree, in addition to the required science or engineering education, is a plus. 
  • At least eight (8) years of work experience in a pharmaceutical, biologics and/or vaccine manufacturing environment or a strongly related, similarly regulated field. 
  • Strong understanding of cGMPs, FDA, EU, USDA and EPA regulatory standards. 
  • Strong compliance mindset. Strong lean mindset with MPS/Kata capabilities. 
  • Ability to work within a matrix organization to align on expectations and resolutions.

To Apply:
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