Quality Assurance Audit Manager

Posted 26 Feb 2020

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 203931


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.

MilliporeSigma is expanding in Rockville, MD and the Quality Assurance team is adding Quality Assurance Manager for the Audits group.



Your role:


The individual will have the opportunity to drive process improvements within the Audits team and will have responsibility for a growing team consisting of two Supervisors and fifteen (15) Quality Specialists who perform a variety of tasks in support of our Core business.  The individual that takes this role will need to drive change and manage in a fast-paced environment with high volume workload, tight timelines and changing priorities. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Work directly with internal and external customers to assure Best-in-Class expectations for quality and timely delivery are met or exceeded; Utilize appropriate tools to monitor and allocate appropriate resources to support the business needs including short- and long-term resource planning and is accountable for the performance / results of the QA team; Communicate quality and compliance gaps to senior leadership and drive improvements; and more.

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific field (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, etc.) or technical area (i.e. Engineering, etc.)
  • 6+ years’ experience in Quality Assurance or related field within a GxP environment
  • 3+ years’ management experience including management of supervisors


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Fosters potential and develops talents of top performers within the QA team
  • Acts ethically and takes responsibility for quality of own work and that of the QA team
  • Collaborates with various local and global teams to identify and implement improvements
  • 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: 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!

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

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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