Quality Assurance Specialist Benelux

Posted 23 Nov 2023

Overijse, Vlaams-Brabant - Belgium

Req Id 267795


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.


Your role: 


Join our Belgian affiliate in this new role, focusing on the performance of quality and compliance tasks for Belgium (60%) and the Netherlands (40%). Reporting directly to the QA Manager Benelux, you will also be working with the QA Specialist Netherlands with regards to GMP and GDP requirements (including Medical Device guidelines) as well as specific country requirements. This is an exciting time to join this function, as we will be moving from a distribution environment to a manufacturing environment (GMP). In this role you will focus on implementing the defined Global Healthcare Operations strategy and ensure implementation and monitoring of the Quality Management System and their continuous improvement. Tasks will include the management of product release (as applicable), documentation, metrics / trend reports for both complaints and deviations.  In addition, this role will provide assistance with the management of complaint management activities e.g. reporting, trend analysis etc. Another key area is the maintenance and creation of Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions, aligned with HCQ requirements; ensuring documents are available via Mango (internal documentation system used for procedures, quality agreements, etc.). In this role your main stakeholders are regulatory affairs, supply, pharmacovigilance, sales. As part of your role you will be attending Brand team meetings. You will also have regular contacts with regional and global QA stakeholders, with monthly cluster meetings with The Netherlands, Germany and France.


Who you are:

  • You completed a degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Life sciences, Pharmacology, Medicine or a related scientific discipline or other related field.
  • You preferably gained previous experience in Medicinal product distribution.
  • Have 3+ years' experience related to Pharmaceutical or related industry, ideally with a mix of Manufacturing / Quality operations, Distribution Warehouse management or other related activities.
  • You gained good experience in Good Distribution Practices.
  • You possess great ability to interact with senior management in a matrix organization.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English. Fluency in French is highly preferred.
  • You are able to travel (20%).

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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