AbbVie

Senior Manager, QA Inspection Management

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, United States
Posted
Aug 24, 2020
Ref
2004668
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

The Senior Manager, Inspection Management is primarily responsible for managing GxP inspection activities to assure that R&D quality systems, lab facilities, investigational product manufacturing facilities, testing programs, clinical and pre-clinical study conduct, personnel and records in support of worldwide regulatory filings are able to demonstrate compliance to policies, procedures and applicable government regulations

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary back-up and/or delegate for Director, Inspection Management
  • Influence and train inspection preparation teams comprised of a variety of technical experts
  • Coordinate GxP pre-approval inspection preparation activities for contract facilities utilized in support of regulatory filings.
  • Work with our GLP and BA/BE facilities to maintain a state of inspection readiness
  • Strategize corrective action plans and provide compliance support during implementation ensure successful inspections
  • Effectively communicate risks to management, both orally and in writing


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in physical science (e.g. chemistry) life science (e.g. microbiology or biology) or pharmacy. Strong technical background is required because the scope of the responsibilities is broad and requires the ability to communicate, understand and direct individuals in highly specialized technical fields
  • Accreditation by a professional body desirable. Examples include American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Manager (CQM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Regulatory, Manufacturing, Laboratory or Validation background in a regulated industry required. Experience in two or more of the following areas: Clinical Operations, Pharmacovigilance, manufacturing/testing of sterile dosage forms, biologics, liquids, solid dosages, active pharmaceutical ingredients or medical devices.
  • Thorough, documented understanding / knowledge of international GXP regulations. Knowledge of pharmaceutical drug development and clinical research processes.
  • Regulatory inspection experience preferably with direct agency inspector interaction
  • Must have understanding and ability to anticipate and manage the sensitive nature of proprietary information.
  • Strong project management skills are essential.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required with the capability of clearly presenting and justifying quality requirements.
  • Key leadership competencies include cultural awareness, relationship building, ability to influence at all levels of the organization, teamwork building, sound judgment and the ability to make difficult decisions, often at short notice


Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
Travel
Yes, 20 % of the Time
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
M
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.