Senior Quality Assurance Supervisor

Posted 08 Feb 2024

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 272031


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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.  


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 


Your Role:

At MilliporeSigma, as the Senior Quality Assurance Supervisor, you will lead a team of QA personnel who perform a variety of tasks within the Quality Assurance and Core Data Audits department. You will allocate work and projects and monitor progress, timelines, completion and quality.  You will effectively communicate with senior leadership about quality and compliance issues as well as progress updates on improvement activities.      

  • Manage a team of QA personnel and/or supervisors to ensure performance and resource utilization requirements are met.
  • Utilize appropriate tools to monitor and allocate appropriate resources to support the business needs including short and long term resource planning.
  • Provide and/or ensure appropriate training, coaching and professional development for personnel.  
  • Provide compliance / regulatory guidance to other departments in area(s) of expertise.  
  • Support budget planning for QA department and monitor expenses and resources within department budget. 
  • Lead and/or provide support for internal and external audits and regulatory inspections. 
  • Lead and/or participate on global quality improvement project teams. 
  • Lead and/or participate in projects as global QA subject matter expert and drive discussions to build consensus across the business regarding Quality topics. 


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific field (e.g., Microbiology,   Biology, Chemistry etc.) or technical field (e.g.,  Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biotechnology,  etc.)
  • 5+ years experience in Quality Assurance or Quality Control within a GxP environment
  • 2+ years’ supervisory or management experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing mentorship/coaching to directly reporting supervisors.
  • Ability to lead cross functional teams and provide subject matter expert support.
  • Experience in operations coordination or project management
  • Fosters potential and develops talents of top performers within the QA team.
  • Works with agility, drives and implements change on local and global scales.
  • Applies technology to drive digitalization, improve quality and increase customer value.
  • Expert knowledge and application of FDA and EU regulations (cGMP, GLP, Data Integrity).
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and conflict resolution skills


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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