Quality Release Associate Manager

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Quality Release Associate Manager - Quality Release Department Dublin

My Client is a global foundation with a mission to improve lives by helping people achieve healthy skin. As a foundation, they are accountable primarily to their patients.


Their business is growing - through innovation and expansion of products. This means that we are now looking for a Permanent Quality Release Associate Manager to join a dynamic team that help improve our production processes.

Your new role:

As a Quality Release Associate Manager you will report to the Quality Release Manager.


In summary your primary tasks will be:


  • To ensure efficient and timely review and release of Finished Product batch documentation

  • To manage and coordinate release activities across all business units, including management of Tier 1 Process and escalations to Tier 2


  • To report Quality Metris/KPIs to ensure OTIF and ensure right first time (RFT) improvement plans are active.


  • To ensure timely execution and ownership of Batch related TCs and Deviations within Quality Release Dept.

  • To coach and develop the Quality Specialists to enable good decision making occurs in real time.


  • Increase efficiencies, e.g., by means of introducing capacity management through manning boards, digitalization and optimal planning.


  • To set the direction for the department, drive high performance and foster an improvement culture.


  • To run and be involved with improvement projects on site.


Overall responsibilities:

  • Overall responsible for organizational development of the Dublin Quality Specialist team in consultation with immediate manager and HR.

  • Lead and develop the team leaders towards a more LEAN and efficient way of working.


  • Work closely together with the QPs to ensure alignment on process/product investigations and follow up corrective actions.


  • Be an active member in the Dublin Quality Leadership team.


What you'll need to succeed:


Master/Degree of Science in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Microbiology or equivalent.


  • With minimum 4-5 years’ experience in Pharma Quality Assurance. Strong understanding of pharmaceutical quality processes and systems, manufacturing processes and other support/control systems is desirable.

  • General management experience, demonstrated strong change management skills & excellent people management and stakeholder management skills.


  • Solid understanding of LEAN, planning and standardization.


  • Behavioral competences: Must be result oriented, able to set and communicate goals and expectations, be self-driven and ambitious as well as being fueled by driving improvements.


The successful candidate will be a demonstrated self-starter with a proactive, hands-on approach, possessing excellent interpersonal, decision-making, team work, and communication skills. They will be capable of delivering to tight and often multiple deadlines in a dynamic, challenging work environment.


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Edel O'Dea

Senior Recruitment Consultant +353 1 947 6275 edel.odea@cpl.ie
  • Salary: 70000 - 75000
  • Location:Dublin
  • Type:Permanent
  • Category:Science
  • Ref.no:JO-2005-449847