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Director, Quality Control

Reference Number: 3779
Location: MA

Our client is a leading specialty biopharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Director, Quality Control.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Develops the Good Manufacturing Practice (GCP) and Good Laboratory Practice (GCL) Quality Control (QC) function for the company.
  • Supports the development and implementation of GMP/GLP quality systems.
  • Ensures that the company’s testing and control strategy is in compliance with US and international regulations, laws, and guidelines.
  • Provides oversight of third party GMP and GLP contract testing labs.
  • Ensures timely delivery of clinical supplies.
  • Generates reports as necessary to support specification and expiry setting.
  • Ensures successful technical transfer, method validation and routine GMP and GLP testing in collaboration with Analytical Development and external QC test labs.
  • Prepares, analyzes and trends QC data.
  • Supports QC deviations, investigations, analytical method performance trending and works with external testing laboratories on root cause analysis and investigation actions.
  • Participates in regulatory agency inspections, and assists in observational resolutions.
  • Prepares appropriate sections of regulatory filings and performs data integrity reviews

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related discipline.
  • Must have 10+ years of relevant pharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Requires experience validating methods and monitoring commercial method performance.
  • Experience drafting protocols, data reports and QC/QA compliance documents required.
  • Experience with statistical analysis of analytical data and stability studies highly preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated effective time management skills.
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 20% domestically and internationally.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3779.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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