Quality Specialist III

Posted 31 Mar 2020

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 203866


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 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:

Excellent understanding of GLPs for FDA, EPA and applicable international regulations, Excellent understanding of complex regulatory requirements and intent, Assure the protocol requirements are met by auditing the protocol, raw data, data summary tables, draft and final reports associated with nonclinical studies to evaluate regulatory compliance, Plan, conduct and report study-specific laboratory inspections to assess compliance with GLP regulations/industry standards, Assure QA departmental inspection reports and any other supporting documentation or required records are appropriately processed and eventually archived, as appropriate, Identify regulatory compliance issues and provide regulatory support to departments. 


Constructively interact and communicate with employees in various settings, An understanding of laboratory quality assurance principles to ISO 17025, Independently host client visits and regulatory inspections, Lead and assist in planning facility audits, Perform vendor/subcontractor audits, Provide training and guidance to QAU personnel and others as needed, Lead and participate in departmental business, process, or general regulatory projects, May act as backup to the supervisor or manager, and travel as deemed necessary (25%).


Who you are:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, etc.) and 4+ years auditing in a GLP facility – OR – Associate’s degree in a scientific field (i.e. Biology, Biotechnology, etc.) and 6+ years auditing in a GLP facility – OR – High School Diploma and 8+ years auditing in a GLP facility


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of a research laboratory
  • Experience in conducting detailed external and internal audits, RQAP-GLP registration or other applicable certification
  • 1+ years supervisory experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of management and Study Personnel



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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