A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
The Customer Quality Agreements Team is looking for you to become a Quality Agreement Expert. Quality Agreements (QAAs) are legally binding contracts, that cover fundamental quality/regulatory requirements negotiated between our company and our valued customers. QAAs are a mandatory tool during the supplier qualification process and have become a prerequisite to do business across the pharma, biotech, food, and diagnostic industries.
You will act as a quality liaison to our largest international customers, actively supporting and driving negotiations of these contracts. You will be aligning external requirements across internal stakeholders and departments (commercial, marketing, operations), to ensure customer satisfaction.
The scope of our work includes all manufacturing sites and products manufactured by our Life Science business, although your focus will be on regulated materials and markets – especially for use in diagnostic applications. In addition to providing profound quality know-how to our key customers, you will be actively contributing to global harmonization and optimization initiatives across Life Science. You will become a subject matter expert and a valued business partner for many internal teams. This is a great new opportunity for everyone who enjoys working in a highly engaged and global team, applying their quality and regulatory expertise to directly support our growing business.
Who you are:
- University/College degree in a scientific or engineering discipline
- minimum 4 years work experience in field
- Solid experience in a Quality and/or Regulatory role; preferably with profound knowledge of recent diagnostic/medical device regulations (e.g. IVDR/MDR)
- Masters degree in a scientific or engineering discipline
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Strong customer-focused mindset; preferred experience in customer-facing roles
- Negotiation and consulting skill set; being enthralled about high-impact and multi-stakeholder negotiations
What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
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