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Manager, Quality

Kelly Services
Vancouver, WA 98661
**Kelly Science and Clinical** is the worlds most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.


**Overview**


The Quality Manager is responsible for the quality systems and product quality at the manufacturing facility, which includes products manufactured at the plant and purchased for repackaging. The position manages the Quality Control Lab, Production Quality Control, Quality Assurance, and other related Quality functions required to ensure the product Quality Management System is effective. This position also directs quality improvement programs at the plant by working with the local plant management staff and implementing Corporate Quality initiatives.


**Responsibilities**


+ Promoting a safe culture and awareness within their area of responsibility at all times.

+ Supporting all plant safety policies and procedures at all times

+ Providing quality leadership to support plant quality programs focused on production of quality product, continuous improvement, compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), regulatory and legal requirements.

+ Developing programs to ensure manufacturing systems are in control and capable of meeting defined specifications.

+ Communicating plant quality issues to Plant Management.

+ Implementing Corporate Quality initiatives.

+ Managing the quality budget within the guidelines and direction of Plant Management.

+ Ensuring the quality groups are trained and staffed with competent personnel.

+ Coordinating third party and internal quality system audits to document compliance with regulations.

+ Interacting with Corporate Brand Teams and R&D groups on new products, product improvements, and coordination of R&D test trials.

+ Applying Lean Six Sigma processes to achieve cost savings targets for the plant.

+ Interacting with retail customers to meet their requirements.

+ Developing and maintaining key quality performance indicators.

+ Performing other duties as required.


**Qualifications**


+ A bachelors or masters degree from an accredited institution in a STEM related field and eight to ten years of experience in the consumer products, medical device, and/or pharmaceutical industries.

+ Experience working in a plant environment, and knowledge of quality policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements and/or a combination of education and experience that is likely to provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.

+ Excellent influence and persuasive skills.

+ Demonstrated leadership skills with significant results achievement.

+ Ability to embrace new ideas.

+ Knowledge of Regulatory Requirements for 21 CFR 110, 111 and 210/211


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**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-08-02 Expires: 2021-10-02

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