Quality Manager Distribution

Posted 13 Aug 2019

Visalia, California - United States

Req Id 195788


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:


An exciting opportunity has become available for a Quality Manager at our new MilliporeSigma West Coast Distribution Center situated in Visalia CA. Reporting to the Head of Distribution Quality (EMEA & NA), you will be a member of the local management team and the main contact point for Quality and GDP (Good Distribution Practice) topics on site. You will be responsible for setting up and implementing the appropriate guidelines, procedures and standards for compliance, and will ensure proper application of key quality processes such as Risk, Change Control, Complaints, Deviations, Audits and Supplier Management.

As a true partner, you will support local managers on all issues relating to ISO, GDP and Quality in general. To establish, maintain and develop the local quality management system, you will receive the support of the Quality Distribution teams, ISO and the internal operational distribution teams.


The position is based in the US at the new West Coast Distribution Centre in Visalia, CA.



Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree, with a professional experience of at least 4 years in a Quality Systems Management function, ideally in a Distribution/Logistics environment.
  • Good working knowledge of ISO9001 and GDP standards
  • Skills in Project Management and Continuous Improvement
  • Excellent communication, and ability to influence
  • Ability to speak Spanish would be an advantage but is not essential.


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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