Senior QA Specialist

United States, Hayward (California)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Senior QA Specialist evaluates and implements regulations and guidelines related to raw materials and assesses quality risk according to established Lonza procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works with Supply Chain or Manufacturing regarding raw materials issues.  
  •  QA Principal Operations Specialist III is responsible for initiates Supplier Corrective Actions and performs vendor change assessments.
  • Evaluates Supplier Notice of Changes
  • Evaluates and implements changes in regulations and guidelines related to raw materials.
  • Ensuring Material/Service Providers are qualified for site use.
  • Represent QA in meetings or on project teams, with respect to on boarding raw materials and raw material changes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor  degree 
  • Preferred ­­­­5+ years in a GMP/Professional environment
  • Use of Microsoft Suites (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Very strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Able to speak and convey messages and or information publicly.
  • Makes quality decisions independently and also with guidance from Manager.
  • Experience working with Supply Chain or Manufacturing regarding raw materials issues. 
  • Experience  initiating Supplier Corrective Actions and performs vendor change assessments.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R41392