Manager Quality Assurance

Recruiter
Pfizer
Location
Tadworth
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
27 Jul 2021
Closes
10 Aug 2021
Ref
4819742
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

 

Why Patients Need You

Everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to the quality and the delivery of safe and effective products to patients. Our science and risk-based compliant quality culture is flexible, innovative, and customer oriented. Whether you are involved in development, maintenance, compliance or analysis through research programs, your contribution will directly impact patients.

What You Will Achieve

You will be a member of Pfizer's dedicated and highly effective quality assurance team. You will evaluate and review Pfizer's clinical and commercial batches of drugs. You will make sure that product and process documents match the specifications based on established sampling and statistical process control procedures. Your expertise will help in identifying deviations from established standards, in the manufacturing and packaging of products. In the relevant cases you will approve investigations and change control activities to ensure compliance with configuration management policies.

As a Manager, you provide guidance to operational teams for managing projects. Your planning skills will help in preparing forecasts for resource requirements, and providing areas of improvement for products, processes or services. Through your comprehensive knowledge of principles, concepts and theories of the discipline, you will also work towards advancing new concepts and methodologies. You will be able to take a leadership role to facilitate agreements between different teams.

It is your problem solving skills that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Provide guidance, lead/co-lead projects, manage own time to meet objectives, plan resource requirements for projects across the Department.
  • Contribute to Quality Assurance by undertaking a variety of roles or assignments to further develop internal processes and people.
  • Assess the operations executed at the supplier for their adherence to regulatory requirements, Quality Agreement requirements and Pfizer expectations.
  • Conduct quality reviews and report on results or defined quality analytics to in-country Medical Management, Platform Lines and Regional Medical Quality group, as appropriate.
  • Support the development of country quality strategic initiatives based on risk and business needs, in close collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Lead continuous inspection readiness for Quality Assurance.
  • Drive effective management of quality issues and Corrective Action Plan (CAPAs) and make decisions that may involve complex quality and technical issues.
  • Ensure appropriate networking and sharing of best practices with Corporate Compliance colleagues and with other compliance functions in other Pfizer affiliates or in the market.
  • Participate in internal Good Manufacturing Practices {also cGMP} audits and support regulatory inspections or corporate audit activities.
  • Perform disposition of clinical trial materials.
  • Communicate with and influence internal and external customers across site and department boundaries to ensure compliant and aligned resolution of project related issues and investigations.
  • Ensure appropriate internal networking to develop and maintain close and effective business partner relationship with internal colleagues.

QualificationsMust-Have

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proven relevant experience
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing/Quality experience
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices experience with compliance issues resulting from cGMP deviations or product defects, regulations as related to vendor management programs and other industry quality systems and processes
  • Proactive approach and strong critical thinking skills
  • Strong collaboration, relationship management, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office applications and good knowledge of enterprise systems, such as PDM, Quality Tracking System Trackwise, Documentum platforms

Nice-to-Have

  • Master's degree
  • Experience in Quality Systems in pharmaceutical, medical device, or combination product industry
  • Knowledge or exposure to and data sciences

Closing deadline for applications is August 11th.