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Group Leader Quality Control

  • Job reference: 931341
  • Location: Haarlem, North Holland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Quality, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs
  • Date posted: 09/07/2020

For one of our clients in the Pharmaceutical Area, we are looking for a Group leader Quality Control Analytical Laboratories Planning & Coordination

The group leader QC- Analytical Laboratory Planning & Coordination is supported by an enthusiastic knowledgeable team, which is responsible for providing sustainable planning for the QC Parenteral IPC & release group, maintenance of QC equipment &LIMS, stock management as well as QC documentation. This variety of activities is closely coordinated in close cooperation with various other departments like, Supply Chain and Visual Inspection. The group leader is responsible to plan these activities , while remaining aligned with the strategy, commitments, and goals of the QC organization.



The group leader QC- Analytical Laboratory Planning & Coordination will work at The Quality Control Analytical Laboratory.

The Laboratory is responsible for all analytical testing to support the production Cytotoxic and Inhalation drug products. The laboratory executes a wide variety of analytical test package to test APIs, excipients, packaging materials and drug products for release and stability purposes. Also the responsibility for transfer, validation and verification of analytical methods for testing of new drug products. The Quality Control Analytical Laboratory is searching for a


Key activities:


  1. Manage Planning & coordination
    o Manage the team in establishing and maintaining quality at the lab in accordance with Site SOP's, regulatory guidelines and cGXP compliance requirements.
    o Maintain a culture of enhancing quality throughout the entire Laboratory. Performance of in-depth root cause analyses
    o Act as SME during regulatory and internal audits.
    o Responsible to deliver a sustainable planning for release testing of parenteral & inhalation drug products which meet the business needs and current regulations.
    o Responsible for cross-departmental communication to meet these demands
    o Responsible for keeping the QC equipment &software compliant to the current regulations
    o Responsible for Stock management

    2. Manage Team and Resources
    o Manage own team through talent identification, active performance management, succession planning, employee development, mentoring and modeling behaviour.
    o Run an efficient and effective QC Planning & Coordination team through managing the team budget and resources.

    3. Manage of Culture of Safety o Maintain a culture of enhancing safety throughout the entire Laboratory.
    o Review and provide options to meet business needs without compromising health & safety.

    Your Profile

    - Bachelor or Master degree in analytical chemistry/pharmacy or equivalent experience
    - Able to act as an excellent liaison between Quality Control & other departments
    - Good Knowledge with the use of ICH guidelines and Pharmacopoeia methods
    - Excellent organizational skills and a strong analytical oriented mindset.
    - Experience with working in a pharmaceutical environment
    - Experience with compiling planning schedules for analytical testing
    - Management Experience is preferred (2-3 yrs)
    - Good knowledge of Pharmaceutical quality systems and production processes
    - Good scientific-analytical attitude
    - Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    - Pro-active team player
    - Results-oriented


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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