Job ID: #9044

Quality Assurance Manager

Waltham, MA
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Responsibilities of the Quality Assurance Manager:

  • Lead and manage a Quality Operations team supporting clinical cell manufacturing facility
  • Provide Quality oversight of tech transfer and new cleanroom start-up for new investigational products
  • Author, review and approve GMP documentation (SOPs, batch records, protocols, technical reports, test methods, protocols, specifications, and summary reports to support GMP manufacturing).
  • Review and approve deviations, change controls and CAPAs for appropriateness, completeness and to meet internal procedures and regulatory expectations.
  • Work collaboratively with cross functional teams, partners, and vendors to gather background knowledge needed to complete assignments.
  • Coordinate activities for equipment qualification and collaborate on the development of process documentation.
  • Establish, implement, maintain, improve, monitor and report on quality and compliance systems.
  • Aid PD and Manufacturing staff with BOM creation and materials risk assessments.
  • Exercises judgment in resolving moderate to complex quality issues and escalates issues as appropriate.
  • Assist in internal audits to ensure compliance to quality system requirements and product specifications.
  • Train and mentor other Quality staff

Requirements of the Quality Assurance Manager:

  • B.S., M.S., or PhD in a scientific discipline with 10+ years of experience as a Quality professional in the biopharmaceutical industry
  • Extensive experience managing Quality Operations or Quality Systems.
  • Experience leading and managing a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as to collaborate with peers and work effectively in a team-oriented environment; highly organized.
  • Experience supporting Quality Operations required. Experience with both early and late phase clinical manufacturing preferred.
  • Experience with new product introductions or facility start-ups preferred.
  • A working knowledge of GMP requirements for Clinical Trial Material in both the US and EU including sterile manufacturing strongly preferred.

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