Quality Assurance Supervisor

Posted 12 May 2020

Lenexa, Kansas - United States

Req Id 206176


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:

Supervise QA personnel to ensure raw material and finished product is released according to approved procedures.  Supervise QA personnel to maintain Quality Systems. Coordinate and oversee the selection, training, development, motivation, and evaluation of employees.  Interact with department personnel and provide daily supervision.  Schedule the coordination of department personnel and provide problem solving and trouble-shooting assistance and support to department personnel. Supervise all aspects of maintaining Quality systems. Investigate and resolve non-conformance and final release of products according to established lead times. Provide assistance with investigations to ensure closure within established time frames and to ensure effective corrective actions have been implemented. Demonstrate leadership in developing and implementing quality system initiatives in all areas of Operations. Lead escort duties for customer audits. Ensure timely closure of customer and supplier audit observations. Lead process improvement efforts within the Quality Assurance Department. Perform managerial duties in the absence of the manager. Participate in design, development, and approval of new products through the R&D Design Control process. Act as independent reviewer, responsible for providing input on Quality requirements and ensuring compliance to all internal procedures and ISO standard. Take part in and contribute to a safe working environment by following corporate and departmental safety regulations. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


Who You Are: 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences or any scientific discipline
  • 5+ years of Quality experience 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some years of supervisory or leadership experience
  • Working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Office Suite, SAP or BPCS. 
  • Knowledge of cGMP and 21 CFR.
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts and investigational techniques. 
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Good written/communication skills



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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