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Quality Operations System specialist

Lessines, Belgium


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Quality Operations System specialist

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Job ID SR0050394 Date posted 06/18/2020 Location Lessines, Belgium

Primary Duties

  • Represent the quality function for Change Control:
  • Act as a Quality Representative to review, approve Change Request.
  • Participate to FMEA if requested
  • Redact shut down protocol and approve restart of activities.
  • Represent the quality function for deviations managment:
  • Act as Quality Representative to evaluate, investigate and approve deviations report.
  • Act as a quality link on the floor to support adequate quality systems deployment.
  • Support any quality decision in coordination with systems owner. Provide support and expertise in all quality related issues.
  • Perform GMP walkthroughs during routine operations to ensure the application of the cGxP’s, the compliance to the procedures, and all the aspects linked to the safety, the reliability and the consistency of the operations.
  • Participate to continuous improvement projects (Blue belt, DMAIC, …).
  • Data and trends analysis
  • Provide support for external audits.


Change Control/Projects/Shut down


Continuous improvement

On the floor

Data analysis


  • Master degree in Science  or Engineering or equivalent with experience
  • 4 - 5 years in pharmaceutical environment , good knowledge on technical equipement used in pharmaceutical industries.

Key skills

  • Good level of reading/writing English
  • Knowing the applicable regulation
  • Critical thinking and probem Solving
  • Organizational skills
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Data and trends analysis

Complexity and problem solving

  • Pursuing deep fundamental root cause
  • Schematic and methodic structure
  • Understanding and systematic description of relevant and non-relevant

Other job requirements
  • Persistent curiosity
  • Asking why
  • Pursuing deep fundamental root cause
  • Schematic and methodic structure
  • Confident to communicate

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