Responsible for leading the QA support to shop floor operations in Meriden and Pearl River, for the release and approval of drug substance batches, and connecting with global Quality team that supports CMOs.Facilitates quality compliance systems and objectives. Manages staff to achieve goals and develop capabilities. Interacts with cross functionally with Manufacturing, QC, Regulatory Affairs, Validation, and Engineering.Participates in teams with intellectual honesty, insight and a supportive manner.Effectively anticipates and communicates issues and acts as required.Performs all activities in compliance with GMPs, SOPs, corporate policies and the highest ethical standards.Dimension/Scope:
Generates and publishes batch release metrics to site management.
Develops, maintains, evaluates and enhances procedures and processes in accordance with internal and external standards and requirements to maximize performance.
Collaborates counterparts to ensure alignment of methodologies and best practices.
The incumbent is expected to work independently with a level of autonomy to drive process improvements, ensure ongoing compliance to licensed requirements and current GMPs, and also achieve process efficiencies.
The position requires extensive communication with counterparts, Regulatory Affairs, Production, Planning, QC, CMO, and communication with R&D as required.
Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and GMP understanding are critical.
The position will be supporting the Product Quality Manager and will be working under the direction and guidance of Deputy Director Product Quality.
BS degree in science
Minimum 10 years' experience in the biopharmaceutical industry
Minimum 6 years' in a leadership role within quality assurance.
Must be well organized and able to effectively span the requirements of a small company QA organization
Demonstrated critical analytical and evaluation skills
Communicates effectively in English (written and verbal)
Training in quality control methodologies, i.e., control charting, investigations, etc.
Experience in commercial operations and regulatory health inspections
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