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Senior Director Quality

Job description
  • Functional leadership of all personal in QM.
  • Structure QM unit for maximum efficiency. 

  • Explore and implement new technologies in QM 

  • Develop actively the talent pool within the organization 

  • Provide proactively guidance and mentorship. 

  • Work proactively together with the local organizations and create 
“bridges” between the different departments. 

  • Actively work with customers and translate their needs into workable 

  • Monitor and actively engage in cost of quality reduction. 

  • Final responsibility for the QM system 

  • Define strategy and tactics how to change/evolve the QM unit within 
the boundaries of the corporate strategy. 

  • Maintaining and extending the quality management system according 
to DIN EN ISO 15378, 9001, 14001, 16001, 13485 and other standards as relevant for the description and evaluation of the systems and products 

  • Owner of the complaint management 

  • Develop supplier classification matrix and implement auditing plan 

  • Support global procurement 

  • Proactive support of sales department in any Q related topic 

  • Onside support of local teams and customers 

  • Participated in tradeshows and conferences
  • Independent management of the quality unit
  • Implement own ideas and structures
  • Final call on product release at OOS conditions
  • Final call on product return at OOS conditions
  • Any other task assigned 

Skills and personality
  • Experience in quality management, quality assurance or quality control
  • Trained scientist or engineer
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English (fit for 
  • Leadership experience
  • International experience
  • Willingness to travel
  • Several years of job experience as head of quality management, quality assurance or quality control in the pharmaceutical or food industry
  • experience in with primary packaging materials for the pharmaceutical industry

Executive search


minimum 3 years


Higher Scientific Degree




Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry



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