QA & Validation Manager - Engineering (Pharmaceutical)

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Scott Logan

About the company

A global icon in their field, this is an innovation driven business with a large engineering group. This is a company that is driving a substantial and far-reaching transformation of their local operations, though this is not a cost cutting rationalisation - this is a program involving significant capital expenditure and growth, improvements in site wide reliability, implemtations of new technologies and automation.

About the role

Underpinning all of this engineering driven activity are supporting systems such as quality, regulatory, compliance, validation, safety and other change controls. This work is critical to ensuring that what is delivered is to the highest standard, and meets all internal and external obligations and frameworks. As the QA & Validation Manager - Engineering you will lead a small team resposible for the assurane of these obligations. You will work at a helicopter view of all required activities and keep the team focused on what's important, using your experience to anticipate issues before they materialise. This role influences cross functionally, and is a key stakeholder for all engineering changes occuring on site.

About you

We are looking for someone who has a strong understanding of pharmaceutical Quality & Validation in support of engineering activity

  • Relevant tertiary degree
  • Demonstrated pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Extensive experience across pharmaceutical QA and Validation relating to engineering work (such as capital projects, maintenance interventions, automation etc)
  • Strong influencing and engagement skills to ensure cross-functional adherence
  • Ability to tactfully commucate and message to different stakeholder groups
  • A risk mindset in order to prioritise and keep your team focused, balance perfection with practicality

Why apply?

This is a great career opportunity for an experienced QA or Validation person - this organisation is large enough and has enough of a focus on excellence and compliance that these roles are highly respected and regarded across the organisation. There is a huge program of work underway which only further underscores the importance and impact that you can have here, which will give you a platform to pursue internal career opportunities within a large QA leadership group that has global reporting lines and development paths.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Scott Logan for a confidential discussion on 03 8613 3551