Details

Contract

Full-Time

Location

Neuchatel, Switzerland

Department

Life Sciences

Openings

1

Job ID

52018250

Supplier Quality Lead – Neuchatel, Switzerland Be a part of a revolutionary change. At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free and beyond nicotine future. Your ‘day to day’ As a Supplier Quality Lead you will be responsible for the end-to-end management, oversight and qualification of the assigned Life Sciences related Suppliers in alignment with PMI strategies and business needs, to ensure that quality of the services provided are continuously in compliance with applicable regulations, global standards, quality and compliance requirements, and contractual agreements. More specifically, you'll • Lead the qualification of the assigned GxP Suppliers applying a strategy based on risk evaluation, to ensure the quality of the services provided comply with applicable regulations (e.g. FDA, ICH (GCP/GCLP) etc.), standards, quality and compliance requirements and contractual agreements, and is in alignment with PMI strategies. • Develop and maintain a collaborative and effective partnership with the assigned suppliers to ensure continuous improvement initiatives are supported and adhered to by the organization. • Perform quality audits to the suppliers, by using a risk-based evaluation strategy and by ensuring audit schedule adherence. Follow-up adherence to the agreed on CAPA plans and implementation timelines. • Oversee and monitor supplier quality performance based on the predefined metrics, supervise and contribute to the supplier Change Control, Non-Conformity and Complaint processes for the assigned Suppliers to ensure continuous compliance and to foster continuous improvement of the services provided. • Collaborate with other functions (i.e. Procurement, Clinical Research & Execution, Life Sciences QA, Legal, etc. as applicable) to support supplier selection process, and for the development of the most suitable supplier qualification and management strategies to ensure quality competencies of the suppliers are in alignment with requirements, strategies and business needs. • Contribute to establish, review and maintain all Supplier Quality Management related QMS documents and records (e.g. SOP, WKI, Procedures, risk assessments, QTAs, supplier documentation etc.) and ensuring their always inspection readiness, traceability and integration in PMI QMS. • Provide support and guidance to other functions and/or to the Suppliers in terms of quality requirements; support internal and external quality development/improvement plans; participate to the cross-functional projects to provide guidance. Who we’re looking for • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Science, Engineering or equivalent (i.e. Chemistry, Physics, Pharmaceutical / Material Science, etc.) • Substantial Quality Assurance experience in GxP/ISO regulated, life sciences environment, in supplier management, development & auditing. Auditor Certification and/or auditing experience in GxP fields (e.g. GCP, GCLP) • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong negotiation skills. Highly organized with strong attention to details, superior follow-up and follow-through skills. Good project management knowledge. Result oriented, self-motivating, priority setting, analytical thinking, problem solving, decision making, proactive behavior, pragmatic and customer focused • Sound understanding of statistics and data interpretation • Advanced user level of MS Office applications • Fluent in written and verbal English, additional languages are an advantage. What we offer Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: a smoke-free future. #LIJobs

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