Team Leader Quality Operations (d/f/m)


Job title:

Team Leader Quality Operations (d/f/m)



Job description

That is what everyone in the QA Operations team gives for our customers and patients. As Quality Team Leader QA Operations you will ensure that the quality and compliance requirements for our products are met. This is an effective way of ensuring that patients are supplied with high-quality medication.

2023 will see Sandoz become a standalone organization! Already a global market leader in Generics and Biosimilar medicine, this is an exciting, once-in-a-career opportunity to set our own path forward as an independent, purpose-driven organization, and as the founders of a new Sandoz, this is a time of immense opportunity for us all, both professionally and personally!

Together we will shape the future of Sandoz… are you ready to make a difference?

Ihre Aufgaben

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leadership of QA Operations Support group within QA operations Sterile Team
  • Building up and sustaining a successful, high performing team
  • Coaching and development of the investigators and aseptic experts group
  • Responsibilities of a Qualified Person (QP)
  • Responsibility for coordination and implementation of all processes around the product and release process (OOX, deviations and complaints investigations, escalations, change requests)
  • Support of coordination of Sandoz Transformation Projects according QA requirements
  • Engaging, interacting, and aligning with requirements from global and local Sandoz organization
  • Accountable for preparation of risk analysis and all relevant procedures and ensuring training of staff
  • Support continuous optimization of the microbiological control strategy maintaining consistency with cGMP and Sandoz requirements
  • Support the identification of risks and opportunities in relation to contamination control in the manufacturing environment and assist in follow-up initiatives for improvement in close collaboration with operators, QC, and operations management
  • Participation in audits performed by authorities or customers and in self-inspections
  • Ensuring good collaboration with relevant departments (QC, stability, registration, production, MS&T etc.) as contact person for work group
  • Organization/compilation of SOP’s relevant for department

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Ihr Profil

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:


  • Education: Successfully completed academic studies of natural sciences (e.g. pharmacy, chemistry, biology)
  • Qualification as Qualified Person according to §7 AMBO 2009
  • 3 years of experience in the Quality Assurance area of a GMP-regulated pharmaceutical company
  • Recognized expert in the area of GMP and manufacturing of sterile products and deep understanding operational excellence to solve problems in a cross-functional environment
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, independent working style and high decision quality
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate internally and externally at higher levels
  • Structured, proactive and collaborative working attitude
  • Fluency in German and English

Wir bieten

Almost 500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2022 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

We are at a pivotal moment in our history giving us the freedom to invest in our future so we can continue to help millions of people access affordable high-quality medicines. Together we will shape the future of Sandoz, building an organization from the ground up and in return, experience an ambitious environment with impactful, flexible-hybrid careers, where diversity is welcomed and where personal growth is encouraged!

The future is ours to shape!

Imagine what you could do here at Sandoz!

In addition to a market-competitive base salary, we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning and development options as well as worldwide career opportunities. In accordance with Austrian law, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary as stated in the collective bargaining agreement. For this position the minimum salary is €73,112.90/year (on a full time basis). The actual salary will be significantly higher, as we strive to maintain a competitive position in the market and consider your previous experience, qualifications and individual competencies.

We are open for part-time and job sharing models and support flexible and remote working where possible.

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Job date

Sun, 02 Jul 2023 07:29:44 GMT

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