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Quality Systems & Compliance Officer Job

Date: Jul 16, 2017

Location: Boxmeer, NL

Company: MSD

Quality Systems & Compliance Officer-QUA005797


The position
The primary purpose of the position is to ensure cGMP compliance for the specifically assigned Quality Systems.

Key assignment:
• Develop, improve and maintain the assigned Quality Systems on system level. This includes areas of global and local Quality Management System (QMS) strategy.
• Create an integral and thorough insight in the quality and compliance status of the site. With your deep understanding of all (quality) processes and all relevant guidelines you are acting as an expert for colleagues with less experience within their own discipline.
• Ensure implementation of the Quality Strategy and you advise by giving direction to the departments and you ensure compliance in line with Global Policies.
• As a liaison from the Site Boxmeer, you are connected to Global Compliance Work Committees in line with assigned responsibilities. This will reflect into directions and results towards the QMS approach of Site Boxmeer.

More specific in this role you are responsible for:
• The coordination and execution of the internal and external audit program, monitoring and follow-up.
• The coordination (preparation, hosting and follow-up) of Health Authority Inspections.
• Periodic review and performance (Metric’s) reporting to the Site Quality Council of the Internal Auditing and Health Authority Inspection Systems.


Desired skills & experience

• Self-starting can do attitude.
• You promote and displays “Lean” behaviors and “Lean” culture and coach and develop your team
• You lead by example and have developed project management skills.
• You are a proven team player
• BSc degree or MSc degree

• Minimal 5 years’ experience in a comparable function within Quality (Systems)
• Minimal 10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry is a preference.
• Experience within a (highly) regulated environment is a must.
• Green Belt certification is a preference

About MSD
MSD is working to help the world be well. Through our medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions to patients and animals. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching programs that donate and deliver our products to the people who need them. MSD has a workforce of almost 4500 in the Netherlands at three main sites.

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Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

A good place to work
MSD is an attractive employer offering interesting opportunities in Research & Development, production and staff departments for an enormous range of disciplines such as biologists, chemists, process engineers, technicians, mechatronic engineers, pharmacists and operators. MSD always seeks ‘best-in-class’ employees at all levels. We expect a lot from our people and MSD has a lot to offer them as well. Team spirit, entrepreneurship, integrity, leadership and cross-border communication skills are what MSD values and rewards most. If you enjoy being challenged, over and over again, MSD will be a good place for you to work. We have an excellent fringe benefit program, and we invest heavily in the development of our people. MSD gives you plenty of opportunities for individual initiative and responsibility.

If you are interested in this challenging role, you are requested to apply online by uploading your resume and application letter in English.

This is a referral position

Job: Qual Assurance & Ops Generic Job Title:Quality Systems & Compliance Officer

Primary Location: EMEA-Netherlands-NB-Boxmeer

Employee Status: Regular

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:MSD

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