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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

Job Description

Job Title: Manager, QA/QC
Reports To: Quality Director – GSD (Direct) Site Leader (Matrix)
Group/Division: Life Science Solutions Group/Genetic Sciences Division
Career Band: 8
Job Track: Management
Position Location: Warrington
Number of Direct Reports: 8

Position Summary: A senior Quality Manager opportunity with responsibility to manage the Warrington site Quality Management System including assuring effective management reviews, complaint handling, CAPA system, change control, calibration maintenance, internal auditing, R&D transfers, and manufacturing area support.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide focus for the Quality Management System and work closely with all departments and functions to promote processes that ensure consistency, continuous improvement and compliance with quality and business requirements.
  • Provide support for Quality Systems and maintain the appropriate level of customer service. Has the ability to write clear, coherent internal business communications / reports. Formally presents results of work.
  • Manages and develops Quality team according to Thermo Fisher Scientific policies and processes
  • Non Conformance Reports and monitoring reporting performance and trends.
  • Problem solve, identification of root cause and implementation / follow up of corrective procedures and preventive actions to ensure timely resolution of such problems.
  • Ability to perform internal audits as required according to site and global plans.
  • Use auditing as a proactive tool for improvement as well as compliance and challenge existing practice where appropriate.
  • Timely completion and follow up through to closure of CAPA actions.
  • Measuring and monitoring of performance against agreed KPIs.
  • Collate and share information / data across the site as appropriate through reports and follows up on identified improvement opportunities.
  • Actively contribute to the success of the overall QA team and the site.
  • Actively participate and/or drives EU/Global QMS improvements as required

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Scientific/Technical field (i.e. Chemistry, Biology, or Engineering).
  • Direct man management experience in Quality function
  • Effective communication skills are required, both written and verbal.
  • Problem solving skills are required in situations that are not procedurally managed.
  • Analytical ability is required to make competent decisions based on a review of analytical data
  • Approximately 10-15% travel may be required

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • Experience in a Regulated Quality environment, e.g. ISO13485
  • Management of individuals
  • Audit experience (as Auditor or Auditee)

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