Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Supervisor, Quality

    Job Location US-FL-Tampa
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    Full Time
  • Overview

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


    Supervises the MQA batch record audit team and batch release process; SME for QA systems. Provides training, direction, evaluation of personnel and addresses personnel issues on a timely manner. Provide technical oversight for QA systems and programs including troubleshooting and providing expert advice on system functionality to regional sites. Design and implement other quality processes as projects are assigned. Assist with other quality functions as needed. Provide support and guidance to Manufacturing departments in aspects related to and aseptic processing and quality control.


    Leads performance of the team and objectives. Keys to success include proper management of product quality and compliance of employees / equipment to established quality standards, promotion of a safe and positive work environment, successful management and development of direct reports and achieving results through cross-functional relationships (i.e., Engineering, Quality, Equipment and Materials). Generate process improvements through innovative ideas and execution while meeting daily production / operational demands.


    • Supervise staff in connection with all product control, batch record review and responsible for product conformance.
    • Supervises, develops work schedules, and assures proper work load distribution for a 24/7 planning schedule.
    • Responsible for team meeting batch release quality and timing requirements.
    • Work with Manufacturing and other departments to solve and prevent production/quality related problems.
    • Responsible for overseeing compliance in batch process. Provides as technical expert for area.
    • Implement quality systems to reduce record review time and increase timely response to customer requirements.
    • Responsible for human resources within the department, including periodic evaluations against plans and standards, training, direction and addresses personnel issues.
    • Responsible for the GMP compliance of all functions and processes of the areas in charge and responsible for continuous improvement.
    • Participates in MRB and Quality Indicator meetings as needed.
    • Assume the responsibility for the Environmental Health and Safety procedures awareness and compliance within the respective area.
    • Support Operational Excellence and EHS  initiatives.
    • Work on process improvement projects.
    • SME for CQMS
    • Any other duties as assigned.


    • BS in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or related science. Technical field preferred.
    • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills; strong leadership skills, time management, planning and organization capabilities.
    • Training in aseptic processing, scheduling, budgeting and investigational skills a must.
    • Writing and computer skills are required.
    • Ability to communicate and work well with others.
    • At least 8+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry.
    • Minimum 5 years of experience with pharmaceutical quality control.
    • Minimum 3 – 5 years pharmaceutical supervisory experience. Thorough understanding of FDA, GMP and other regulatory requirements. Knowledge and/or experience of compounding, filling (aseptic / non-sterile) and packaging processes within the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
    • Knowledge of sampling plans (e.g. ANSI) and GxP

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