We are looking for a Head of Quality Control to join our Quality team at our Swiss affiliate in Fribourg, Villars-sur-Glâne.
You will report to the Head of Quality Management and your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Manage the QC laboratory, and ensure chemical and/or microbiological testing of raw materials, packaging components and finished products (for release and stability when needed) within agreed timelines and according to current procedures.
Provide support and expertise to manufacturing related to environmental monitoring and IPC testings.
Improve continually QC processes to develop individuals and promote customer requirements, as well as regulatory requirements
Anticipate and ensure compliance to cGMP and other regulatory requirements related to quality control missions
Manage equipments, systems and corresponding facilities qualification and/or monitoring according to compliance requirements
Establish QC investments plan strategy and support related implementation
Ensure Leadership and empowerment of collaborators
Manage the team (around 30 peoples), in size and ability, to reach site and department goals
Ensure performance evaluation and development plan with the staff
Furthermore, your profile meets the following criteria:
Master’s degree in related Life Sciences discipline (pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, chemistry) or pharmacist
5+ years of relevant experience in Quality Control laboratory or similar
Proven experience in people management and significant budget
Good understanding of compliance requirements (FDA, EU and PIC/S regulations)
Experienced with QC systems such as CDS, LIMS,…
Fluent in English and French (good command of both, written and spoken language is mandatory)
You are an innovative, determined and assertive person, who likes to work in a very efficient and autonomous way. You have very good communication skills and like to coach people to achieve performance. You feel comfortable in a leader position, where you make decisions and act as an entrepreneur. You describe yourself as a solution-oriented, autonomous and flexible person who enjoys working in a dynamic environment. You are an open minded character with a strong team spirit and have the ability to work under stress and to deal with tight deadlines.
A propos de nous
Le Groupe Vifor Pharma est une entreprise pharmaceutique internationale. Il occupe une position de leader dans toutes ses activités clés et se compose des entreprises suivantes: Vifor Pharma et Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (sa société commune avec Fresenius Medical Care). Le Groupe Vifor Pharma est coté à la Bourse suisse (SIX Swiss Exchange, VIFN, ISIN: CH0364749348.