Biotech and Agricultural Engineering Management & Business Others Other Science and Tech
3 - 5 Years
May 22, 2020
Supervisor Quality Control Lab Services – Pharma Services Group
Within Patheon, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific in Tilburg, we are responsible for the development and production of commercial medicines in dosed forms (soft gel capsules).
You can think of products such as paracetamol, ibuprofen, but also various supplements. The soft gel capsules are available at pharmacies and drug stores but also on a doctor’s prescription. Because everyone contributes to the development and production of our soft gel capsules, we are all responsible to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
The Challenge + Position
The Supervisor, Quality Control Lab Services is responsible for managing a group of 8 12 employees that support the activities of 4 other Sections (Raw Materials, In Process Control, Microbiology and Finished Products).
This Supervisor role serves as QC Lead on his/her team, is responsible for functional management of the team members, aligns and plans the team activities with the other QC Sections, ensures customer projects and the committed results are delivered on time. Specifically, the Lab Services Section supports QC with equipment qualification and troubleshooting, investigations, documentation, and operational activities. The Section is also responsible for the Stability program.
You like working in a fast paced environment, where you keep you internal and external customers at all stages satisfied and up to date. You will be reporting to the Quality Control Manager together with the 4 other Supervisors.
What will you do?
Functional management of the team members, e.g. day to day activities, performance reviews, development plans, tracking KPIs, coaching and training
Assure that the Stability program is executed accurately and on time, including reporting to customers
Assure that qualification of analytical equipment is executed according to schedule
Track progress of team deliverables and take action to prevent late delivery
Run daily huddle and visual boards
Schedule activities aligned with the other QC sections
Keep up to date with current regulatory requirements/guidelines on (ICH/FDA), GLP/GMP, pharmacopeia requirements (EP/USP) with respect to Quality Control and stability studies
Generate protocols, methods and reports and support with or conduct Out Of Spec & Out Of Trend investigations. Review failure reports for out of specification (OOS) test results and write problem analysis and corrective action report (Deviation/CAPA)
Work to resolve and/or prevent technical issues and troubleshoot results and perform root cause analysis.
Act and attend as QC lead on project teams
Improve safety and/or quality of the QC lab and provide support in their resolutions.
Align with other departments such as Operations and R&D
Work proactively, be resourceful and independent and a good team player
Minimal requires a bachelors degree in Analytical Chemistry in combination with 3-5 years of experience in a managerial position in a pharma or food industry.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Current knowledge of GMP and ICH/FDA requirements and Pharmacopeia (EP/USP) requirements for analytical development and stability studies.
Strong technical knowledge and understanding of analytical chemistry.
Excellent reporting capability and organizational skills.
Good communicating skills (in writing and verbal) in Dutch and English.