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Quality Systems Coordinator

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Newark, Delaware, US, 19711

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

IFF has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Systems Coordinator at the IFF Newark Delaware site. The IFF Newark Delaware site is part of IFF Pharma Solutions business and is a leading supplier to the food and pharmaceutical industries.  The Quality Systems Coordinator reports to the Quality Manager and is a member of the site’s quality leadership team.  
This position is responsible for the management of quality assurance and quality control systems to ensure compliance with quality and regulatory requirements and corporate Quality standards.  The Quality Systems coordinator works closely with all facility personnel to ensure excellent quality performance and full compliance with GLP and cGMP requirements.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:
•    Administer and maintain quality systems to ensure conformance to customer specifications and assure product safety – includes LIMS system, Laboratory instrument calibration and PM program, CAPA/deviation process, Document Control system, and SAP LP1 system.
•    Support quality customer facing programs including but not limited to customer audits, third party audits, and customer complaints. Routine interaction with internal and external customers
•    Conduct all QA procedures in a manner that protects the safety & health of self & other individuals.  Participate in plant safety initiatives.
•    Define and optimize quality assurance procedures to maximize efficiency while maintaining high compliance to standards; train personnel as necessary.
•    Support the plant's safety, health, environmental, and GMP/6S housekeeping programs.  

Job Requirements

•    Minimum AAS degree in chemistry/biology or related field. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
•    Minimum three years of quality experience in the food and/or Pharmaceutical/Excipient industry
•    QC Laboratory and quality assurance experience highly regarded
•    Demonstrated mindset of continuous improvement and being results focused in both manufacturing processes and business/quality systems
•    Ability to train, coach, and mentor others.
•    Self-starter with analytical and detail oriented mindset
•    Strong written and verbal skills
•    Excellent troubleshooting and decision-making skills
•    Strong pear to pear leadership skills 
•    Strong ability to work independently and collaboratively.
•    Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively, professionally and respectfully in a team-based environment to involve peers, customers, line management and technical competency experts.
•    Demonstrated ability to influence teams and resolve conflicts in support of organizational goals. 
•    Computer and technical literacy; demonstrated skill in use of Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Excel).
•    A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.

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