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QA Associate

QA Associate

Locations: La Louvière, Belgium
Functions: Quality Assurance
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805706092W

General Mission
* Ensure and support Operations of European Distribution Center (DC La Louvière) in Good Distribution and Manufacturing Practices in the warehouse and in the repackaging department.
* Assist the Site Quality Head in implementing and maintaining Quality System in the European Distribution Center (DC La Louvière).
* Work in close collaboration with Quality Representatives of Janssen Supply Chain Organization (Beerse, Latina and Schaffhausen) and Quality Representatives of Janssen Commercial Organization (Local Operating Companies).
* Work in line with Credo Values, Janssen Supply Chain and J&J CLS Requirements.
* Work in line with the Safety, Health and Environmental principles.
* Participate to the process improvement as process owner.

Specific Missions

Operational activities and Quality System Management
* Write, review and/or approve Work Instructions (WI) and Procedures (SOP)
* Collaborate with other departments for documentation content and ensure
* Good Documentation Practices are followed.
* Act as delegate of the Responsible Person for the review and approval of activities
* listed in DS-FRM-36468 (Responsible Person activities delegation list).

Non- conformities & Complaints:
* Initiate, investigate and/or approve Quality Issues, Correctives and Preventives
* actions and complaints related to distribution activities and repackaging activities.

Change control:
* Initiate, assess and/or approve Change Controls related to distribution activities and
* repackaging activities.

Returned products
* Collaborate with Operations and Customer Service for disposition on products

returned from customers.
* Prepare/approve the required documents to establish shipments under quarantine

(i.e : before the final QP release of the products).

Audits & inspections
* Support and actively participate to quality internal/external audits and check rounds.

This include audits preparation, audits completion and audits follow-up.
* Provide data/information for the Quality Improvement Plan (QIP)
* and Quality Management Review (QMR) meetings
* Review and improve processes of the QMS, ensure that KPIs are in place.
* Participate to the processes improvement as process owner.

QA on the floor
* Support operations to work in compliance with GMP and GDP rules.

Training & Qualification
* Deliver GMP/GDP training to warehouse and repackaging personnel

to ensure operational personnel has an appropriate understanding of the GMP/GDP.
* Review training curricula and create training materials (where applicable).

Recall & Destruction
* Coordinate the recall and destruction processes.

* Participate in the development of projects implementation in collaboration with Operations.

Qualification & Validation
* Coordinate the validation, calibration and qualification of equipment.
* Follow-up activities related to facilities with potential quality impact on products

(pest control, temperature monitoring).

Supplier Management
* Coordinate the supplier management activities (including suppliers approval

and maintenance of compliant state).

Repack activities
* Act as Quality Assurance representative within the Repack team.
* Review and approve GMP documentation, including Batch records, related to

repack activities of finished products to ensure that :

* These are free of error,
* These are compliant with GMP and internal requirements
* Material and printed components are compliant prior use.

Batch/products disposition activities
* Assess and change the batch status (product disposition) of customer returns

and repacked products, as per DS-FRM-36468 (RP activities delegation list).
* Change the batch status in order to establish shipments under quarantine

(before the final QP release of the products),as per DS-FRM-36468.
* Act as back-up for EDN QA team, for any other batch disposition activities and

version management

Profile needed for this function
* Current Good Manufacturing, Documentation & Distribution practices.
* QA related experience within an operational pharmaceutical environment.

* Master degree

* French
* English

Specific know how of systems
* -Trackwise
* -Docspace
* -Compliance wire
* Microsoft Office applications

Primary Location
Belgium-Hainaut-La Louvière-
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
Job Function
Quality Assurance
Requisition ID

QA Associate

Johnson & Johnson, La Louvière
Contract Type: 
Permanent contract
Production Engineer, Quality