QA Project Manager (Quality Systems) - Temporary role

Waco, Texas
Jul 23, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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Do you thrive in an international, fast paced environment? And are you looking to make a difference for our customers, employees, and our environment every day? Come and join our team as Project Manager Quality Assurance. This role is temporary and a great opportunity to learn about the global AbbVie network, work across sites with various (global) stakeholders and progress in your development.

AbbVie is looking to hire a Project Manager Quality Assurance to optimize and standardize change management processes across the eyecare and toxin network. The network consists of five manufacturing sites across the world, located in US, Brazil and Ireland. This is an exciting opportunity to learn more about the global eyecare and toxin network as well as be a key participant in the integration and standardization activities within the company.

Together with the Change Management Quality System Integration (QSI) Lead and Center of Excellence Lead you will drive standardization in the network to drive opportunities across sites and optimize the tracking of performance in the network. You will be the point person and lead to ensure overall change management performance is improved and historical open change controls are completed. As SME you will be solving problems which occur in the network and present performance in the various leadership meetings in a standardized format.

  • Implement a system of forecasting a large percentage of changes so work can be scheduled and prioritized to ensure timely implementation. Work with global/local site owners and Regulatory Affairs to establish this system.
  • Ensure that optimised tracking of change management performance is in place cross site, work with global process owners and local change management leadership.
  • Establish an aligned change management process in line with QSI deliverables, working with Change Management QSI lead, Centre of Excellence lead and local change management leadership.
  • Reduce the number of historical legacy Allergan open Change Controls across the eyecare and toxin network – both global and local initiated changes.
  • Facilitate and build productive working relationships.


Qualifications – Role requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent education with typically 4 or more years’ experience
  • Familiarity with Quality Change Management systems hugely advantageous
  • Project management expertise a distinct advantage.
  • Hands on mindset
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations, quality systems, and principles of quality assurance
  • Proven process improvement and/or product development experience in an industrial setting with demonstration of effective communication, teamwork, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Must possess broad vision ability and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills are required
  • Excellent networking skills

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