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QA Specialist


Laura Schollen
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+32 494 04 21 32


Job description

The Quality Assurance Specialist will:

  • Collaborate with internal cross-functional teams and contract manufacturers to ensure quality in product development, manufacturing and finished product assembly as well as compliance throughout the process
  • Ensure validated and lean quality systems, processes and test methods verified against specifications, the latest quality standards and regulatory requirements
  • Evaluate, disposition and follow-up on product and/or process deviations; investigate quality issues and respond quickly and effectively to internal/external stakeholders and drive resolution of product defects with a holistic approach and consideration of the Global Value Stream
  • Manage audit plans and quality processes pertaining to both internal and 3rd party audits and start-ups and participate in mock recall, supplier audits and production start-ups within the region
  • Draft, review, approve and follow-up audit reports and corrective and preventive actions; drive changes to ensure quality controls and processes in product manufacturing
  • Work on improvements and/or new processes, tools and methods to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the quality system while staying customer focused
  • Support regional and global projects, as assigned, in collaboration with quality leadership, to improve the customer product experience

Profile

  • A Master degree in biochemistry, chemistry, food science or equivalent through experience
  • Minimum 4 - 6 years of experience in manufacturing and quality assurance
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes/equipment for one or more product types including food supplements, skincare products or cosmetics and devices
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • A profound knowledge and hands-on experience in GMP and HACCP standards, EU regulations and Lean thinking
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365, knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Experience in creating, implementing, maintaining and auditing quality processes and related documentation and registration management
  • Ability to understand and apply correct quality standards and quality principles and ability to train others to follow procedures and processes
  • Proven experience in auditing quality management systems, manufacturing facilities including in-house laboratory activities
  • Proven ability to innovate change to improve efficiency and alignment across quality systems
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; able to multitask and prioritize
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills, able to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent problem solver and creative, solution driven
  • Accurate and paying attention to detail
  • Curious mindset, pro-active and able to interact and work cross-functional
  • Committed, with high ethical values, diplomacy and high stress resistance
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 10% (mostly within EU), occasionally on short notice. Weekly travel between the Brussels and Venlo office not included

Offer

Permanent contract

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