Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands


Life Sciences



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Supervisor Quality Assurance Philip Morris Investments B.V. is looking for a Supervisor Quality Assurance (temporary for 1 year) for our facility in Bergen op Zoom. WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR Are you an experienced Professional with knowledge in a wide range of Good Manufacturing Practices & Good Laboratory Practices? Do you like leading a wide variety of projects and taking responsibility into your own hands? Do you enjoy working in dynamic cross functional teams? Do you have excellent project and time management skills, as well as an ability to communicate, negotiate and influence? If the answer to these questions is yes, then we would like to hear from you. The Opportunity • PURPOSE Plan, deploy and maintain QMS for both conventional and RRP and ensure that core quality processes are implemented throughout the organization. Guarantee the compliance of the organization against relevant quality standards and act as Quality Representative for the applicable Quality Systems. • COMPLIANCE Ensure that the Quality of products (Conventional / RRP) and internal processes comply with internal and external requirements, standards and policies and maintain relevant certifications. Define, deploy and maintain quality planning strategies/activities within manufacturing center while assuring system compliance. • QUALITY SYSTEM MANAGEMENT Lead and ensure the implementation and maintenance of the QMS in liaison with training department. Act as owner for the local QMS process management related systems, review/approve QMS procedures, work instructions and other quality documents escalated to his level. • PROJECT MANAGEMENT Supervise the deployment of new Quality projects with the aim to improve overall factory performance and foster the implementation of global initiatives. • AUDIT Ensure audit readiness including the planning and implementation of inspections/audits assuring risk-free evidence package for regulatory inspection whenever applicable, as well as related remediation activities. Support the coordination of audit program / schedule. Develop and maintain an internal auditor pool and transfer knowledge of this process. • MANAGEMENT REVIEW Lead the management review process and assist the local management to ensure that the management systems remain suitable, effective and aligned with the factory objectives. • LEADERSHIP Manage and develop a motivated and skilled team to ensure performance levels, professional development and achievement of objectives, in respect of PMI Competences Model and Total Quality Philosophy. Develop and drive the execution of a skill matrix and training path for each role. Prepare and seek management approval for department budget based on factory objectives to ensure optimal allocation of resources, adequate funding, and compliance with financial practices. Support OPEN+ program deployment with Leadership and Lean Thinking. • HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES Promote and apply all rules concerning PMI Quality, environment, health and safety. Report all situations requiring actions in order to minimize or eliminate risks exposure to personnel, company assets and societal impacts and be in line with or ahead of any applicable Law requirements and Company standards. What you need • Bachelor or Master degree in Technology, Engineering or Sciences; • 3-5 years of demonstrable and relevant experience in a managerial position in QA in tobacco, medical devices, food or pharmaceutical industry; • Professional knowledge of FDA, ICH regulations and Quality System standards (e.g. ISO 9001, ISO 13485) • Characteristics: pro-active, ability to set priorities and develop effective planning, problem solving abilities, client focus and integrity; • High level of accuracy and strong administrative skills; • Natural interest to cooperate with different disciplines; • Professional command in English language, Dutch would be a plus Our offer You will join a dynamic, international and fast-paced work environment in a constantly evolving industry and will interact with different levels of experience and expertise across the Company. We offer a contract with competitive salary commensurate to the professional experience. Our company offers you a fresh perspective. Here, you will never stop exploring and discovering. We take on-the-job learning to another level, giving you every opportunity to develop your career and reach your full potential. This position will advance your experience with innovative technologies, services, and processes. Backed by a competitive salary and compensation package, you will work in a professional setting with clients and team members from all over the world. * Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”) is the term we use to refer to products with the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison to smoking combustible cigarettes.