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Quality Principal Engineer - Quality Exellence

The Role 

The position is accountable for management of quality projects and/or participation, as a quality SME, in business projects. In this, he/she will work collaboratively with/within multifunctional teams.

He/she will support the quality organization in a staff/SPOC role active in process and problem analysis leading to continuous improvement proposals.

He/she will support the digital & data ambitions and programs of the quality organization.

The position is responsible for quality problem solving and issue management for SAP and Process Control Systems. This is a Quality key user role in the area or responsibility.

Key responsibilities

Project management

  • Drives and/or supports lean initiatives and (quality) improvement projects and proactive programs.
  • Eg. Project support role in MES Geel implementation, participation in Transcend project,…

    Quality Excellence staff role & program assignments

  • Supports strategic initiatives as a site Quality representative.
  • Proactively/reactively reports out status and progress of initiatives for which he/she is the departmental Quality SPOC connect.
  • Identifies problem statements and opportunities through process analysis and influences decision taking and creation of a common strategy.
  • Supports the develop cGMP objectives and strategy in collaboration with the quality management team.
  • Operational & troubleshooting support roles/Execution Systems and SAP Key user

  • Serves as knowledge owner to support the business in issue management and troubleshooting, quality procedures and process improvements, … for SAP and Process Control Systems.
  • Acts as a Quality SAP key user in relation to the release and master data process
  • Participaction in the QA community for digitization, SCAN and SAP
  • Qualifications


  • Knowledge and experience in current GMP are required
  • Knowledge and Experience with Project Management is required
  • Experience in leading multifunctional teams successfully
  • Must have good planning, organizational, and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work across organizational boundaries through influencing, negotiating and partnering
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team
  • Knowledge and Experience with Lean and Six Sigma Methodologies is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in finding creative solutions and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in driving technology innovation and transformation
  • Business Core ERP Processes and SAP knowledge is required.
  • 4 - 6 years’ experience in pharma, chemical or biotechnology industry
  • Fluent in Dutch and English languages and excellent communication skills
  • Strong quality & service minded
  • What’s in it for you…?

    “Caring for the world, one person at a time…”

    As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously.

    As part of a Quality team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility.

    Quality Principal Engineer - Quality Exellence

    Johnson & Johnson, Geel
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