The companyOur client is a professional Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology organisation, based in Zuid-Holland Netherlands. Our client is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients.
They develop sustainable ingredient solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations. For over 100 years, they have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting edge technologies work for them.
Their motto is, we live our brand promise "Keep creating", through our science, clear understanding of the markets we serve, and of course through our creative people.
Role descriptionIs 0.001 more than four numbers ? Do you want to have a key role in creating excellent laboratory results and controlling the laboratory performance in a GMP environment? Is a laboratory more than a room with equipment ? As Quality Control (QC) Manager in Gorinchem we offer you the opportunity to provide highly reliable QC data in timely manner and in line with production schedules and quality management systems
ResponsibilitiesAs the QC Manager you will lead your team of 15 analysts to support in advanced troubleshooting as well as work on development and implementation of new analytical methods to support further business requirements. Other responsibilities:
Coach and further develop a team of 15 analysts
Manage laboratory performance and assure results are delivered on time with reliability and in compliance with good laboratory practice, quality management systems, customer requirements and the other related rules and regulatory requirements
Implement and validate new test methods and exchange information in order to support business requirements
Investigate and respond to customer complaints and raw material deviation to avoid reoccurrence
Assist the organization in QC-related questions
Further explore the field of predictive analytics
RequirementsIn addition to your educational achievements with a degree in Analytical Chemistry or related field, for the position of QC Manager we require:
Minimum 5 years practical experience in analytical chemistry
Familiarity with various quality standards; eg. ISO 9001, FSSC22000, cGMP, GMP+ and ICHQ7
Experience in a GMP laboratory for pharma products
Verbal and written fluency in Dutch and English language
Experience with customer and certification audits from certifying bodies as well as authorities such as the FDA
We look for employees who can:
SET CLEAR DIRECTION: Explain clearly where we are heading, why and how we will get there
MAKE THE DIFFERENCE: Deliver results and quality while managing change
FOCUS ON CUSTOMERS: Consistently meet the expectations of internal and external customers
DELIVER THROUGH TEAMWORK: Engage, motivate, challenge and support employees and teams
As the QC Manager we need you to go the extra mile, to embody our behaviors and show the following competencies: Result driven, process management skills, ability to promote quality. To influence outside your hierarchical line and stand your ground when needed
Other informationWe offer competitive remuneration and benefits. What makes us special is the way we consciously create that connection between the product of our work and our individual lives and use it to shape our choices and our priorities as a company. We have a great company made up of talented, dedicated people – people who share a purpose and a vision. When we all understand how we intend to get there in the same way, there’s no telling how far we can go. We offer you the chance to join a company with a:
Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference
International focus with truly diverse teams
Unique possibility to be trained by our internal expertise in the world of biobased products
We invest in relevant training courses related to your particular discipline, that will give you the opportunity to grow into an industry expert
Lastly, we offer a friendly, informal culture in a demanding professional environment
In addition, we actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute toward our shared objectives and values. By joining, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects
Are you interested and do want to apply for this role, please fill out your application via the apply button below and contact Ewout de Jong.