QC Manager Experimented

Belgium, Verviers

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. 

As QA Qualification Manager for the Verviers, Belgium | Lonza site, you provide supervision of the Quality control (QC) site support group in order to ensure the release of finished products and raw materials on time, ensure the training of technicians, the maintenance of equipment and the monitoring of quality systems according to Lonza quality standards.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Management of the organization of the QC department

  • Supervision of the performance of analytical procedures

  • Management of the training program of the QC department

  • Management of data recording and trend analyzes

  • Supervision of the QC release before the quality assurance department

  • Supervision of the validation of analytical QC methods including validation protocols and study reports

  • Supervision of the out-of-specification results procedure

  • Implementation of corrective actions (CAPA) intended for the QC department

  • Management of the change controls, preventive maintenance and calibration non-conformance reports

  • Monitoring subcontracting laboratories

  • Maintaining and monitoring of metrics. Proactively responds to adverse trends.

  • Mentoring and development of knowledge base of staff, project managers and other key stakeholders within the site.

  • Development and implementation of departmental procedures, write and revise SOP.

Key requirements: 

  • University degree or graduate type higher education in a scientific domain

  • Advanced experience in QC in the pharmaceutical or food industry

  • People management experience

  • Fluent in French and English

  • Demonstrates perseverance and motivation to overcome obstacles and difficulties

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. 

Reference: R53850