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Shift Lead QC Support

2 months agoPuurs, Belgium

About the Role

3 ! You will be supporting 3 different labs. In this role you'll responsible for the overall data review for all tests performed in QC chemistry raw materials, QC chemistry Liquids & ointments and QC chemistry Visco-elastics & biologicals together with your team of 10 people that you'll coach on a daily base.

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

QC review activities - Operational
o Overall responsibility for QC review & approval
o Ensure QC review activities are executed according to cGXP standards
Stock management
o Management of all reagents and lab consumables
o Optimisation of the ordering & receiving process
QA responsibilities

o Review and approve all SOPs and analytical procedures in the area of the teams' responsibiliy
o Prepare your team & area for upcoming audits & regulatory inspections.
o Act as a SPOC during audits for topics within your teams responsibilty
o Conduct self inspection & spot inspections in the area of your responsibility, track the trends
o Implement & supervise efficiency & optimization improvement (OPEX) projects in the lab area
o New products launches - Contact person & ensure support from your team
Monitor processes for the responsible team
o Analytical testing of product according to agreed delivery time and KPIs
o Number of deviations OOS/OOE/OOT caused by analytical errors
o No overdues ( action items, CAPA, deviation or changes, ...)
Leadership responsibilities
o Facilitate, motivate, coach team members
o Create an unbossed team by strenghtening empowerment & personal responsibility
o Ensure adequate levels of certification & training
o Stimulate correct goal & objective setting with your team
o Organise adequate performance review with each team member, stimulate them to grow
o Recruite, select & hire new starters to complete your team
o Representation of other Team Lead QC's in case of absences

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Role Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:

• Bachelor or Master degree in a scientific field
• 3 to 5years experience in Pharma/Manufacturing sector in analytical lab in a GMP environment or equivalent
• Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English
• Knowledge of IT Applications & tools
• Knowledge of related industry GxP standards and processes

You'll receive:

We offer you a challenging, international and interdisciplinary work environment. Investment in people is a priority for Novartis. We offer a range of possibilities for personal development and career opportunities within the group to motivated, qualified people. We offer you a competitive salary and benefit package. Novartis also supports a flexible work-life integration (working remotely, flexi-time schedules, ...). Your office will be based in Puurs. Locally, we offer benefits to ensure our associate's mental and physical well-being. There is a fitness available for our associates to use and we offer a bike-leasing program. We have a mental coach on site as well.

Why consider Novartis?

769 million. That's how many lives our products touch. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.


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Shift Work

Client-provided location(s): Puurs-Sint-Amands, Belgium
Job ID: Novartis-382580BR
Employment Type: Other