Manager Quality Assurance Audit EMEA
Brand : Estée Lauder Companies
In the context of the expansion of the quality audit organisation, we are looking for a senior professional that will be part of the Global Quality Assurance Audit team and be responsible for the QA Auditing activity across EMEA.
The position will have the scope of auditing not only the own production sites, labs and supply chain facilities, but mainly the third manufacturing sites, packaging materials suppliers, raw materials suppliers and third party testing laboratories.
The core aspects and challenges of the position would be the following :
Define the audit objective, define audit requirements, schedule audits with suppliers, conducting opening and closing meetings and perform audits as the lead or co-auditor.
Ensure that audits are conducted according to the company’s policy and requirements, that every audit has a timely audit report issued and that corrective action / preventative action (CAPA) plans are identified for every audit.
Update the audit tracking database with audit schedule, audit report and audit observations. Rank suppliers according to the company’s risk profile.
Participate in collecting and reporting the quality matrix that will determine the frequency and scope of new and re-audits.
Collaborate with other members of the QA organisation and other functions within the company in continuous improvement of the audit program.
Other duties as assigned that may include management and processing of OTC complaints and processing new supplier audit request.
We are looking for a senior candidate with at least 5 years of experience in a quality assurance audit role with availability to travel intensively across Europe (at least 60%).
Strong knowledge and expertise in regulations applicable to OTC drugs and cosmetics. These would include among other standards GMP / cGMP (specifically 21 CFR 210 and 211) , ISO 22716, and regulations from EFfCI and ICH (particularly Q7, that regulates Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients).
Team player and highly motivated to make a difference building collaborative relationships.
Capacity to embrace and initiate change, including the courage to lead changes that drive success.
Endeavor for excellence in execution, proactivity to seek ways to improve personal and organizational effectiveness to meet current and future business needs.
Ability to apply critical thinking skills to evaluate requirements.
Fluency in English, any additional European languages is a plus.
Job : Quality Assurance - Supply Chain
Primary Location : Europe, Middle East, Africa-CH-Schwyz-Wollerau
Shift : 1st (Day) Shift
Travel : Yes, 75 % of the Time
Job Number : 195748