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At STADA we pursue our purpose “Caring for people‘s health as a trusted partner” worldwide. Originally founded by pharmacists, we are a leading manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceuticals. More than 12,300 employees around the globe live our values Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and One STADA to achieve ambitious goals and shape the successful future of STADA.

 

PYMEPHARCO is an affiliate of STADA and proud to be the leading pharmaceutical manufacturer in technology in Vietnam when owning three modern production systems meeting EU-GMP standards, including: Betalactam antibiotic production system in tablet form; Betalactam powder injection production system; and Stada Vietnam Pharmaceutical Factory for a non-Betalactam tablet with a capacity of 4 billion tablets / year, fully capable of participating in the global supply chain and meeting the demand for high quality drugs with reasonable price.

 


Quality Continuous Improvement & Project Manager - Open for Employee Referral   

Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen | Viet Nam (VN) | Full-time | Fix-term 

 

The Quality Continuous Improvement & Project (QCIP) Manager is responsible for identifying, strategizing, and implementing continuous improvement measures for Quality system operations using standardized tools to simplify processes, and improve compliance, quality, and efficiency.

The QCIP Manager is fully responsible and accountable to manage complex projects and acts as leader in global campaigns relevant to Quality system implementation and compliance.

Supports development and deployment of the site QCI Master Plan. Builds strong relationships in their respective partnerships, becoming intimate with their mission, processes and requirements. Using robust change management skills, the QCIP Manager will drive major changes and communicate across the organization to ensure key stakeholders are aware and supportive of changes and their benefits, at all levels of the organization and locations as required.

Leads the design and implementation of improvement initiatives or events for processes that have a cross-functional impact to improve efficiency, reduce workload, reduce QC operating cost, and improve Quality unit performance while establishing a sustainable model for continuous improvement.

· Manages Quality complex projects at global scale with local implementation to ensure timely deployment and successful maintenance

· Acts as a coach and change agent to instill a continuous improvement culture throughout the Quality unit and across functional departments.

· Standardizes approach for and application of Continuous Improvement tools, and methods.

· Ensures standards (e.g. DMAIC, Lean, Root Cause Analysis) are being used for problem solving (tools and methods) and daily continuous improvement.

· Trains and coach Belt candidates on Lean and Six Sigma methods, mentor candidates to completion and certification

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides general support for other departments as appropriate, including identification/chartering/prioritization of improvement opportunities.  
  • Coaches colleagues on standard work and project management
  • Other duties as assigned by Site Quality Head


MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree in a technical field/science required, advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 7 years experience in a similar role preferably in pharmaceutical, biotechnology or life science industry.
  • Practical experience in Lean and/or Six Sigma Black Belt or equivalent. Certificates are preferred.
  • A proven record of accomplishments in continuous improvement, complex QC/Quality Assurance/Technical project management, team leadership and problem-solving, demonstrated success initiating & managing change.
  • Strong coaching experience and application of Continuous Improvement methodologies and tools. 
  • Experience in applying systematic and rigorous analytical methods to improve processes, including the following methodology/tools: DMAIC, Value Stream Mapping, Control Plans, Mistake Proofing, Root Cause and Corrective Action, and other practical problem-solving tools.
  • Knowledge of compliance risk and other relevant US FDA and EU GMP requirements.
  • Excellent & effective English communications

 

SKILLS

  • In-depth knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing and QA/QC processes
  • Strong command in Project management and Change management
  • Expert-level in statistical methodologies applicable within pharma/biotechnology or relevant industry to support comprehensive problem solving efforts within Quality unit and across functional departments.
  • Excellent team dynamics skills focused on strong team leadership and participation
  • Strong communication skills with all levels of the organization, emphasis on oral presentation skills, classroom training techniques, facilitation, coaching and feedback.
  • Ability to challenge current state and motivated to improve the factory quality processes; ability to influence without authority at all levels of the organization.
  • General knowledge of the ICH Q9 and Q12 is preferred
  • Skilled in Statistical QC 7 Tool, Gantt Chart, MS Project, Critical Path Method, and DOE.
  • Drive for results with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to assess problem situations and adequately communicate the situation, resolution alternatives, costs and benefits, resource requirements, implications, and recommendations to senior management.

 

Are you looking for new challenges where you can make a difference for people’s health? We are looking for candidates with expert knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit that enjoy working collaboratively in a global team. We would be pleased get to know you. Please use our online job portal to submit your application: https://jobs.stada.com

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