Quality Manager Europe

FribourgPermanentChemistry, Pharma, Biotech2018-05-25Bachelor / University of Applied Sciences
Spring Life Sciences is looking for his client a:

Quality Manager Europe

Your challenges

• Provides leadership, strategic direction, and results reporting regarding Quality Assurance Operations for Distribution Centers and Commercial entities located in Europe.
• Leads Distribution and Commercial QA teams in establishing, implementing and maintaining effective quality management systems (QMS).
• Works closely with EU Logistic and Global Commercial Operations management teams to implement and execute quality and efficiency improvement objectives supporting logistic and distribution.
• Develops effective working relationships with Logistic/ Global Commercial Operations management to clearly define and fulfill responsibilities within the quality management and continuous improvement areas.
• Responsible for the quality oversight of the products distribution. Supports changes in distribution network changes.
• Partners with Global Regulatory Affairs teams to ensure that Distribution and Commercial Quality Assurance teams support domestic and international complaint reporting requirements, including providing investigational and CAPA support for adverse events, field safety corrective actions, and other CAPA-related activities.
• Tracks meaningful QMS metrics to clearly and routinely communicate QMS strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to European management. Similarly, holds effective Quality Management Reviews with Distribution/Commercial to monitor appropriateness of quality systems and processes to meet requirements.
• Partners with EU RA/QA management peers to continuously improve and harmonize QMS processes.
• Stays current on evolving QMS trends and requirements and develops QA team competency and excellence to manage change and continually improve.

Your skills

• Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Sciences/Medical Technology. Advanced degree preferred.
• Lean / Six Sigma or other continuous quality improvement certification preferred.
• Experience: Minimum 10 years' experience in relevant industry experience, some portion of which must include a distribution and commercial environment of diagnostics medical device.
• Minimum of 5 years management experience.
• Internal Auditing experience.
• Strong skills in leadership, negotiation, customer relationships.
• Committed, deadline and results driven.
• Knowledge of QMS requirements applying to medical devices / in vitro diagnostic products.
• Proven management skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (written and oral) with individuals to attain desired goals.
• Ability to effectively manage remote teams, establish levels of responsibility, delegate appropriate authority, train, motivate and discipline the performance of subordinates in a manner conducive to proficient performance and high morale. Ability to create, anticipates changing needs, and adapt in a timely fashion.
• Fluent in English; French is plus.

Your contact

Are you interested? Please apply directly online.

The reference of this job ad is JN -032018-49028