Halo Pharmaceuticals

  • Site Head, Quality Assurance

    Job Location US-NJ-Whippany
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Reporting to the General Manager, the Site Quality Head is in charge of Quality Assurance and  Quality Compliance, ensuring compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) as they pertain to the local regulation and exporting countries regulation as applicable(such as FDA, MHRA, EMA,  Health Canada). 

     

    Responsibilities

    • Overall responsibility for quality operations and initiatives, including:
    • Quality Assurance management:
      • In collaboration with the Quality Assurance team, responsible for:
        • Documentation control (master batch record, specification & method)
        • Batch record review and product disposition
        • Investigations, complaints, deviations, CAPAs, APRs
        • Production and Pharmaceutical Development support
        • APRs, GMP training  and SOP review
        • Validation /qualification documentation review & approval
        • QA Operations – inspection, sampling, and review of incoming materials, perform AQL inspections, support and drive compliance throughout the site
        • Develop, maintain, and enhance training programs and systems at Halo
    • Quality Compliance management:
      • In collaboration with the Quality Compliance team
        • All audits, internal, external – regulatory, client and vendor
        • Vendor management program
        • QA Agreements with clients & contractors
        • License renewals

     

    • Budget
      • Plan and monitor the Quality Assurance department’s annual budget on a monthly basis, according to Halo’s guidelines and develop any action plans necessary to ensure achievement.
    • Leadership
      • Manage, develop and motivate the Quality Team:
        • Make decisions pertaining to the workforce according to the company’s current policies and guidelines.
        • Implement an efficient organizational structure.
        • Support continuous improvement and/or cost reduction project

     

    • Determine the professional development needs among its managers and the quality group and elaborate action plans in collaboration with the Human Resources Department.
    • Develop and Maintain Key Performance Indicators for the Quality Operation and discuss performance/opportunities
    • Coach employee & share expertise in quality aspect, decision making and problem solving.
    • Ensure a strong relationship with Halo’s customers
    • Develop a client biased attitude in the Quality organization
    • Other duties as assigned

     

     

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:  

    Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.), Masters preferred, related to the pharmaceutical industry

     

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    • 15 years of experience in a pharmaceutical environment, in Quality Operations, with FDA Audit experience
    • Extensive knowledge of US and EU current Good Manufacturing Practices
    • Expertise in Quality Control Laboratory Operations
    • Mastery of English- oral and written
    • Microbiological services experience either through direct or line management
    • Experience with a CDMO would be preferable
    • Excellent knowledge of validation requirements

     

     

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