Quality Assurance Supervisor

Posted 07 Aug 2019

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania - United States

Req Id 195507


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:


Ensures company product and service meet customer's quality expectations through management of all aspects of the company's Quality Management System (QMS).  Supervises personnel and manages activities for the Quality Assurance Department. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:  Managing implementation, maintenance, and continual improvement of the Quality Management System (QMS) for efficiency and effectiveness based on ISO 9001 requirements; Implementing and managing vendor and internal audits; Interacting with customers and third-party registrars during on-site audits of the QMS; Managing company's supplier audit program; Managing the documentation process and personnel within the QA department; Analyzing customer feedback such as complaint data and work with area supervisors and management to address root causes of quality related problems; and supporting the site's process improvement program by training, mentoring and coaching others leading process improvement projects. 



Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering or Business Management field of study
  • 3+ years’ work experience in quality role


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with the application of ISO in a manufacturing environment, to include auditing practices and procedures plus having auditing skills. 
  • Experience in a leadership role preferred 
  • ASQ Quality Manager or Quality Engineer certification
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of ISO 9001
  • Good understanding of validation, qualification, statistics and the following problem-solving techniques:  Pareto analysis, flowcharts, PDSA, cause and effect analysis, root cause analysis and experimental design
  • Demonstrated people management skills including strong interpersonal skills with ability to act as a mentor to staff and co-workers
  • Ability to organize tasks effectively with good time management and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Proficient computer skills, including MS Office suite of products
  • Ability to operate standard PC.  Proficient computer skills, including MS Office suite of products


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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