Quality Supervisor
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Christchurch, New Zealand
2d ago

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. Surrounded by collaborative colleagues, you’ll have the support and opportunities that only a global leader can give you.

Our respected, growing organization has an exceptional strategy for the near term and beyond. Take your place on our strong team, and help us make significant contributions to the world.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific NZ

Over 350 employees bring a wide variety of skills and expertise to deliver world-class science products and solutions. Our manufacturing and distribution sites in Auckland and Christchurch (and satellite sites scattered across the country) cover a vast product portfolio, including lab equipment and chemicals, life sciences, diagnostics, microbiology and analytical instruments.

  • We deliver science solutions to a wide range of key markets such as academia and research; diagnostics and healthcare; environmental;
  • food, dairy and beverage; industrial process; life sciences; pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical.

    Quality Supervisor

    Reports to : Head of Quality, ANZ BioProduction Operations

    Position Location : Christchurch

    Number of Direct Reports : 4

    How you'll make an impact :

    You'll be part of a friendly and dynamic team that supports our customers in the development of life changing drugs & vaccines.

    This is a front line leadership role which involves supervising the Christchurch Quality (QA / QC) team to effectively and efficiently complete the day to day quality assurance and quality control tasks, in conformance with standard operating procedures, and cGMP / ISO principles.

    What will you do ?

  • Providing quality systems leadership at our Christchurch site, ensuring a high level of conformance to the established quality system (rigorous application of the principles of ISO 9001 and cGMP).
  • Providing a high level of technical and scientific leadership in a broad range of QC and QA processes
  • Coordinate workflow and take a hands on and team approach to completion of required tasks
  • Co-ordinate, approve and maintain Thermo Fisher Scientific quality system documentation such as SOP’s, standard forms and batch manufacturing records.
  • Demonstrating a high level of customer focus and responsiveness including direct interaction with customers (and regulatory agencies) during audits.
  • On-going development of the QA / QC team through coaching and skills development to support achievement of objectives, personal development and change management
  • Support and / or lead PPI (practical process improvement) and customer related initiatives and projects.
  • Be a member of the Quality team across BioProduction Division, supporting cross-site initiatives insuring fir for use products around the globe.
  • How will you get here?

    Education :

  • Tertiary Science qualification
  • Experience :

  • Experience working in a cGMP / ISO environment in a Quality role
  • Experience with and high level of understanding of ISO9001, and / or ISO13485 quality systems and principles
  • Experience in team leader or supervisor role
  • Experience with respect to regulatory affairs e.g. MPI preferable
  • Other Job Requirements :

    What will put you ahead of the competition?

  • Experience in biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, regulated health care, medical products or food industries
  • A disciplined, thorough, methodical and systematic approach
  • Great at multitasking and prioritization.
  • Strong people leadership skills with the ability to motivate, engage, hold people accountable and develop employees
  • Working with Multi-site teams around the globe
  • Highly self-directed and pro-active
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheets, quality and inventory systems
  • What’s in it for you?

  • Embedded quality system
  • Work in a collegial, customer focused and motivated team
  • Work within a strong culture of process improvement with lots of great tools
  • Access to a network of highly qualified and experienced colleagues
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities on the job and through our own on-line Thermo Fisher University.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE : TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $24 billion and approximately 75,000 employees globally.

    Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity.

    Through our premier brands Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

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