Senior Specialist Quality Assurance / Responsible Chemist

Location: Oss, North Brabant Salary: Up to €7000 per month + competitive
Sector: Life Sciences Type: Temporary

Progressive is looking for:

Senior Specialist Quality Assurance/Responsible Chemist

Location: Oss

Duration: long term - full time preferably

This company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. They are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

The organization

Quality Operations (around 100 people) in Oss has the following five sub-functions: Quality Assurance, Quality Systems, Quality IPT, Quality Control and Biological Critical Reagents Hub. The Quality Department must ensure adequate quality systems are in place to support the manufacture, packaging, testing, storage, and distribution of drug substances according to corporate policies, Guidelines, Procedures and regulatory requirements by appropriate oversight and monitoring.

The Position

Reporting into the associate Director Quality/IPT Quality lead, the Senior Specialist Quality Assurance will be responsible for the release of incoming goods, and IPT products and processes in full compliance with quality procedures, legal guidelines, quality guidelines and market authorization. He/she will be responsible for advice on and improvements of quality related issues, in order to ensure an optimal quality of released products and processes.

Next to that the Senior Specialist Quality Assurance will be responsible for:

  • Authorization of documents, deviations, changes and special requests that may impact product quality;
  • Contribution to the IPT's and CoE's quality strategy by prioritizing, initiating and monitoring related improvements as agreed upon;
  • Co-ordination of the execution of the recall procedure; is responsible for product recall execution;
  • Working within general standards of industry, governmental expectations and policies and guidelines;
  • Contributing to continuous improvement of quality within Biotech Operations;
  • Being the Team Lead or member in a number of different projects (both product and process related);
  • Being eligible to be Quality Lead or captain in global product teams (e.g. IDST).


  • University Degree (Pharmacy, Biology or Biotechnology) or Higher education.
  • At least five years of experience in Quality Assurance, Quality Control or related technical field (experience in biologics is a plus);
  • Strong project management skills (e.g. Green Belt/Black Belt certified or willing to obtain degree);
  • Broad technical competencies with past exposure to manufacturing, analytical or clinical environments;
  • Cross-functional quality experience (e.g. batch release, change management,

investigations, audits etc.);

  • Strong background in manufacturing and/or R&D;
  • Excellent writting and verbal skills in English and Dutch.

Contact for more info: Elke van den Boom - Progressive 020 530 5888

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