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Supervisor QA Systems

Eurofins

Eurofins

People & HR, Operations, Quality Assurance
South Holland, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Company Description

Eurofins PROXY is part of the internationally operating Eurofins Scientific. We are the largest Dutch GMP Quality Control laboratory for the pharmaceutical industry. Eurofins PROXY specializes in chemical and physical testing for (bio)pharmaceutical raw materials, intermediates and final products, and offers a very diverse package of analytical testing methods for national and international clients within the (bio)pharmaceutical industry.

A vacancy has been opened within Eurofins PROXY for the position of Supervisor QA Systems.

Job Description

The QA Systems Supervisor steers and works hands-on in the QA Systems team. This means that he/she coordinates the tasks within the group and also carries out some of these tasks. The QA Systems Supervisor is the direct supervisor of the employees of the QA Systems group and reports to the QA Manager.

The main tasks of the QA Systems department are the following:

  • Ensuring continuous improvement of Quality within Eurofins PROXY;
  • The management of the Documentation Management System;
  • Implementing global, European and national overarching Eurofins procedures and monitoring the follow-up of related activities;
  • Managing training documentation of all employees;
  • The management of changes, supervising the correct handling of these and advising employees in this;
  • The management of opiates and the associated licenses;
  • The quality oversight for the lifecycle of equipment, utilities and facilities;
  • Conducting internal audits;
  • Supporting external audits by customers and governments;
  • Supplier qualification.

The QA Systems Supervisor has the following duties and responsibilities:

  • The day-to-day management of a team of QA system employees (5 employees);
  • Providing support and guidance to team members to ensure they perform their duties effectively;
  • Dividing work, making working agreements and monitoring the progress thereof;
  • Conducting staff interviews in consultation with the QA Manager;
  • Release of equipment, facilities and utilities;
  • Optimizing QA Systems processes based on Lean principles, taking into account the interests of other departments within the company;
  • Supervising the implementation of GMP regulations and procedures with regard to the above processes;
  • Coordinate back-office during client audits and authority inspections;
  • Establish and monitor Quality KPI's related to QA systems;
  • Drive quality improvement projects within QA system;
  • Acting as backup for the QA Manager for QA Systems related tasks.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor level education in a life science related subject;
  • Experience in a QA role within a GxP environment, preferably pharmaceutical industry, service laboratory of biotechnology;
  • Experience in leading teams;
  • Experience in working in a pharmaceutical-, biotechnology- or service laboratory;
  • Substantial knowledge of pharmaceutical quality systems;
  • Preferably experience in validation and qualification of equipment, utilities and facilities;
  • Flexible and stress resistant; able to work effectively in a dynamic environment;
  • Responsible, pro-active and problem-solving mindset;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexible and collaborative;
  • Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines;
  • Skill in organization and prioritization, and attention to details;
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language, both verbally and in writing.

Additional Information

PROXY and Eurofins: A world of possibilities

This position is based at Eurofins PROXY on the Bio Science Park in Leiden. We have a close-knit team where collegiality and collaboration come first. We offer a responsible and challenging position within the team with room for your own ideas and input. Eurofins PROXY also offers:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • 25 days of vacation (with the option to purchase 7 additional days);
  • Travel allowance. Do you travel by public transport? Then your travel costs will be fully reimbursed;
  • Participation in a pension scheme with 50% contribution by Eurofins;
  • 8% individual choice budget to use for extra salary, vacation days, extra pension accrual, and more;
  • Discount on additional health insurance;
  • A cycling and/or fitness scheme to promote vitality;
  • Professional training and opportunities for training and development;
  • Training options via the online learning platform Good Habitz.

Working at Eurofins PROXY offers you the flexibility and personal touch of working in a medium sized and dynamic company, whilst also allowing you to benefit from having Eurofins as a parent company. Our ambitious growth plans provide ample opportunities for our employees:

  • Diverse developmental opportunities within the organization;
  • A large client portfolio ensures a lot of diversity in your work.

More about Eurofins Scientific

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the leading global emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing.

In 2022, Eurofins generated 6.72 billion Euro proforma turnover in 900 laboratories across 61 countries, employing about 62.000 staff.

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