Quality Director/Manager (Governance and SME Inspection Readiness)

Posté 24 mai 2022

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

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A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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.

Your Role:

This role is a hybrid role where the individual provides Quality Governance to selected sites within Life Science Service (LSS) by ensuring the implementation of Quality strategy and Quality-by Design (QbD) programs for the complex Life Science CDMO and Contract Testing Services (CTS) organization. Additionally, the individual will act as the subject matter expert (SME) for the inspection readiness program for applicable sites across Life Science.


Crucial Job Functions:

  • In the Quality Governance role ensures quality of processes, products, and suppliers aligns with required quality standards and applicable current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), regulatory commitments and customer quality requirements at the assigned sites.

  • Responsible for the development of a real time Inspection readiness programme (IRP), develop, lead and contribute to ongoing maturity of GxP associated with regulatory filings and real-time inspection readiness activities

  • Work with site teams to develop inspection project management plans with key metrics and provide PM oversight of readiness activities.

  • Work with site teams to facilitate fulfillment of client and/or regulatory authority requests related to INDs/BLAs/MAAs.

  • As a SME assist with developing and providing oversight of mitigation plans.

  • Support Global Expansion Activities as they relate to inspection readiness and regulatory intelligence

  • Lead and/or participate in projects as quality SME and drive discussions to build consensus across the business regarding compliance topics.

  • Lead and/or participate on global quality improvement project teams.

  • Support systems/process to supervise performance, compliance with relevant regulations and safety practices and ensure continuous improvements


Location: Remote

Travel: < 40% with international travel


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree (e.g. pharmacist, microbiologist, engineer) that provides knowledge of theories, principles and concepts applied to regulated GMP manufacturing & testing environment in a pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical company supporting highly regulated product portfolios.

  • Minimum 10 years experienced professional with meaningful experience in leading regulatory inspection preparation, execution and post inspection activity and considerable expertise in assessing site readiness and training.

  • Managerial experience in diverse roles. Experience as a QP or in a CDMO space is considered a considerable asset.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge and application of FDA, MHRA and EU regulations (cGMP, GLP, OECD, Data Integrity).

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills (ability to lead meetings, proven ability to bring consensus among diverse cross-functional teams).

  • Proven track record to facilitate improvement of GxP regulatory compliance and regulatory readiness


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