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Principal, Visual Inspection Program Lead

CSL Behring
Holly Springs, North Carolina
Start date
Mar 2, 2023

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The Opportunity

You will provide direct support and leadership to the cross functional team (Engineering and Maintenance, Operations, CQV, Quality, and MS&T) supporting the site Visual Inspection (VI) program. Improving the operations and quality of site's commercial and project cGMP VI systems. This role will define the strategy for both implementation of new and improvement of existing VI operations. You will report to the Sr. Manager, Engineering. This position is located at our facility in Holly Springs, NC.

The Role
  • Directly partner with project delivery team(s) to develop and implement program strategy for automated, semi-automated and manual visual inspection (VI) in keeping with commercial growth forecasts and existing VI equipment obsolescence. Identify and lead adoption of new / emerging technologies to support this strategy.
  • Lead strategic approach to visual inspection qualification and requalification activities to include quality and process improvements and ensure compliance with industry expectations.
  • Lead improvements of site-wide VI management program for existing commercial Automated VI systems. This includes technical and regulatory inputs to the management of defect classification and kitting, technical complaint assessment, operator training, and AVI automation management.
  • Lead cross functional team to support AVI operations with SOP development, operator training programs, campaign continuous improvements.
  • Provide consulting support on technical issues related to equipment in Automated Visual Inspection, specifically, Seidenader and Brevetti automated syringe Inspection machines in seasonal campaign and project environments.
  • Provide technical support to investigations into drug product technical product complaints and manufacturing deviations related to particulate or defect complaints, both at the site and CMOs.
  • Use tools such as CMMS, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), PM optimization (PMO), Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), equipment history analysis, failure predictions and other to maximize AVI equipment reliability.
  • Establish and prepare site VI KPI data / dashboard ensuring focus on equipment performance.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching for engineering or technical staff

Your skills and experience


Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field required


  • Minimum 10+ years related experience with inspection and packaging engineering within a relevant industry.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a matrix organization and indirectly leading others

Understanding of the principles of:

  • Manual, semi-automated, and automated visual inspection processes including image analysis technologies
  • Automation systems in cGMP environment
  • Leadership, organizational planning, and project management skills, in addition to technical knowledge, is required to coordinate multi-disciplinary teams
  • Equipment Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Engineering design standards and their application
  • Robust comprehension of relevant CFRs, cGMPs, regulatory and industry guidance for AVI


Seqirus is committed to attracting and retaining world-class employees who are valued for their contributions to achieving business objectives. Learn more about some of the benefits you can participate in when you join Seqirus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected classifications.

About Us

Our Benefits

Seqirus is committed to attracting and retaining world-class employees who are valued for their contributions to achieving business objectives. Learn more about some of the benefits you can participate in when you join Seqirus.

About Seqirus

Seqirus is part of CSL Limited (ASX: CSL). As one of the largest influenza vaccine providers in the world, Seqirus is a major contributor to the prevention of influenza globally and a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness. Learn more about Seqirus.

We want Seqirus to reflect the world around us

As a global organisation with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Seqirus.

Do work that matters at Seqirus!


As the third largest global biotechnology company with employees in more than 35 countries, CSL Behring is focused on serving patients with serious and rare diseases, including coagulation disorders, primary immune deficiencies, hereditary angioedema, respiratory disease and neurological disorders. We collaborate with patient and biomedical communities to improve access to therapies, advance scientific knowledge and support future medical research. 

CSL Behring's dynamic environment fosters innovation and attracts the best and brightest who share a commitment to helping save lives. People here are free to live their Promising FUTURES where they can fulfill their individual career aspirations and realize their potential. 

CSL Behring is committed to diversity and inclusion, both of which underpin our Values of patient focus, innovation, collaboration, integrity and superior performance. We believe that by harnessing and honoring the unique capabilities, experiences and perspectives of our people, we are better able to serve our patients.

CSL Behring operates one of the world's largest plasma collection networks, CSL Plasma. The parent company, CSL Limited, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, employs more than 27,000 people, and provides its life-saving medicines in more than 70 countries. 
For more information visit Help us deliver on our promise to save lives and protect the health of people around the world. Promising FUTURES start at CSL Behring!

Stock Symbol: CSL

Stock Exchange: Australian Securities Exchange

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