Quality Assurance Manager - Sterile Fill
Quality Assurance Manager – Sterile Fill Finish: County Waterford. In this role you will be responsible for all aspects of the assigned QA Team. Provide leadership and support to direct reports. Provide QA oversight to ensure that all drug product manufacturing activities are compliant with company policies, procedures and in accordance with cGMPs. Core Responsibilities: Support the Head of Quality with the quality function oversight. Maintain Pharmaceutical Quality System to include: Personnel, Premises & Equipment, Production, QC, Outsourced activities, Complaints, Investigations, Self-Inspections. Ensure all work carried out is compliant with company standards, cGxP, SOP's, regulations and guidelines, safety and environmental guidelines. Continuously promote a positive safety culture. Implement safety requirements as per site documentation including SOP's, Safety Statement. Collaborate cross-functionally with all departments and represent Quality on the Sterile Supply Value Stream. Investigations management and approval. Deviations & Complaints. Out-of-Specifications, Out-of-Calibrations, Out-of-Trends. Elevate Quality issues to the Head of Quality and Senior Management where required, working collaboratively with the Sterile Fill-Finish Manager to provide direction and support in critical interventions. Manage Self-Inspection Program. Manage and host site Inspections (Customer audits / Regulatory inspections etc.) Batch documentation review ensuring compliance to standards and SOP’s. Batch package preparation for QP release. Manage Vendor Qualification. API and excipient disposition. Primary & Secondary component disposition. Provide oversight of any Contract Manufacturing activities related to Sterile Fill-Finish. Manage metrics performance and review with the Site Leadership Team. Quality management representative for the Management Team , ensuring effective running of the business. Involved in the recruitment, leadership and career development of Quality Assurance members. Creation of Quality department goals aligned with site strategy and objectives. Performance evaluations for direct reports. Interested applicants should have: Primary degree in a scientific discipline. Minimum 8 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, at least 5 of which should be within a Quality function. Minimum 4 years leadership experience, including team coaching and development. Experience of Quality Assurance of aseptic medicinal products and in particular biopharmaceuticals. Experience in using lean methodologies and/or operating within Value Streams. Extensive knowledge of electronic QMS systems – EDMS, ERP, TrackWise etc. Experience preparing and hosting Customer & Regulatory Inspections. Lead auditor experience.
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