Quality Control Supervisor

St.-Prex, Switzerland

Posted: 22-Nov-2018

Ref#: CH-FER-0103 / R0008158 / SMP

Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group active in global markets. The company identifies, develops and markets innovative products in the areas of reproductive health, urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and orthopaedics. Ferring has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. To learn more about Ferring or its products please visit www.ferring.com :

In our Headquarter in St-Prex/Lausanne (Switzerland), we are looking for a:

Quality Control Supervisor


As part of the Quality Control Management team, our Quality Control Supervisor is responsible for supervising the stability studies, the LIMS master data management, the internal QC project. He/she provides support for analytical investigation and QC relative regulatory question.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Manage stability studies: annual plan, protocol & report, handling of stability samples, management of deviation and OOs results and stability chamber management
  • Create and manage master data in LIMS (Labware): create, verify and validate the methods and the specification in LIMS
  • Manage internal QC project: compliance and productivity, data integrity …
  • Support complex analytical investigation
  • Support QA Regulatory team for any analytical relative topic: answer to deficiency letter…
  • Transfer, validation and life cycle management of analytical methods
  • Manage a large part of QC CAPA and change
  • Manage analytical specification
  • QC single point of contact for all site project: process and cleaning validation, phase II investigation and all site project with a need of analytical testing
  • Manage and develop a team 
  • Promote the lean culture and support all lean initiative inside the QC department

Required Experience & Competences:
  • Master’s degree, Engineer or above in pharmaceutical analysis, analytical chemistry or related majors.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in similar field of a pharmaceutical laboratory
  • Very good knowledge in HPLC, GC and dissolution
  • Be familiar with LIMS, specification management and data integrity QC related topics
  • Strong experience with GMP in QC laboratory
  • English and French spoken and written
  • Good trouble-shooter
  • Experience in  people and project management
  • Experience Lean manufacturing environment
  • Pragmatic, autonomous, rigorous and perseverant
  • Strong ability to work with other department

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