QA - Quality Control
4 Year Degree
At least 5 year(s)
Act as global liaison between Microbial R&D, Corporate Engineering, Corporate QA, and site QA/Production to set and drive microbial mitigation standards. Areas for standardization include: Process water monitoring systems, process water testing standards, engineering standards for process equipment, compliance/validation for QC testing protocols (process and shipment testing.
Lead Stepan’s effort in Good Manufacturing Practices. Add GMP requirements into Stepan’s Quality Systems tying in the Microbial efforts listed herein. Guide other resources for GMP audits and closure to open items needed for GMP audit acceptance. Lead standardization of processes identified for improvement. Team with Corporate ISO coordinator and plant ISO coordinators to drive global system procedures
Develop formal audit plan and set into action auditing for detection of risks associated with microbial control. Aid in corrective actions from external audits related to microbial issues and drive a global standard from the resulting corrective action
Work with Microbial R&D to set equipment and testing standards for Site Microbial Laboratories. Drive to conclusion corrective actions at each site to reach newly formed standards. Set corporate policy around frequency of testing, validation, and compliance across the global network
Partner with Microbial R&D and Product Development to set procedures for new product development around stability testing, efficacy testing and microbial monitoring for micro sensitive products.
Team with Corporate QA, Production, and Logistics to drive Cleaning and Sanitization standards across the supply chain. This includes incoming raw material transport, raw material storage, process conditions, finished product storage, and shipping.
30-40% U.S. and International travel.
5+ years of relevant experience preferred.Minimum BS degree in Chemistry/Masters is preferred. 5+ years of relevant experience is required.