Be part of a revolutionary change at a Fortune 500 company. At Triaga we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re building our future on smoke free products with the power to change the lives of millions of smokers. With this start up initiative come huge opportunities. So, when you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at Triaga, that’s exactly what’s happening. By joining our strong Quality/R&D team, you will have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, backed by extensive investment in R&D, and with fast access to subject matter experts and commercial decision makers. If you’re creative and courageous, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by working on our smoke free future, you can change the lives of millions.
The position will be based in Wilson, NC.
Your ‘day to day’:
Supervise, coordinate and organize the work process and activities for analytical lab team within established procedures in order to continuously provide analysis and testing in an accurate and timely manner as well as to ensure that Triaga requirements, ISO standards and requirements of the accreditation 17025 are met. Ensure that all activities are performed with calibrated instrument and validated methods and in compliance with the Quality System and regulations for our products.
Lead and or support initiatives and cross-functional projects related to the Quality of products and systems in order to continuously support the innovation and the performance of the manufacturing site. Consistently apply OPEN+ standards of working.
Ensure Specifications, testing and Quality Control activities are properly set and followed.
Ensure that semi-finished and finished products are appropriately sampled, tested and results are integer and reported in related systems. Ensure product stability data results availability. Conduct or make sure that there is stability data to support retest or expiry dates and storage conditions.
Ensure application of all Triaga good laboratories practices.
Ensure that critical deviations are solved and define disposal actions and with appropriate corrective actions.
Ensure lab measuring equipment qualification and method validation. Review and approve validation protocols and reports
Ensure retentions of samples within appropriate storage conditions.
Ensure that all necessary testing is carried out and the associated records evaluated and retained.
Ensure that non-conformities, out of specifications/trends are investigated in a timely manner and products blocked when required.
Approve/reject all non-conformities raised to her/his level.
Ensure CAPA and quality improvement opportunities are identified, prioritized and action plans determined in order to support the organization through continuous improvement. Review, approve CAPA of her/his department.
Ensure the Qualification and Maintenance of Quality analytical methods and equipment to ensure accurate and reliable results.
Ensure that the appropriate calibrations/qualifications are done. Review/approve associated protocols and reports.
Lead and/or support initiatives and cross-functional projects related to the Quality of products and systems (local and global projects). Provide guidance and mentoring to other Quality department team members/Manufacturing sites.
Provide a follow up and reporting of projects and milestones.
Participate in the development and/or implementation of techniques and methods related to lab measurement.
Participate to the creation/review of procedures, work instructions, methods and other Quality Documents that are required. Provide support and training by ensuring a transfer of knowledge according to the training management system.
Manage and develop a motivated and skilled team to ensure performance levels, professional development and achievement of objectives, in respect of Triaga Leadership signature. Develop and drive the execution of a skill matrix and training path for each role.
Prepare and seek management approval for department budget based on factory objectives to ensure optimal allocation of resources, adequate funding, and compliance with financial practices.
Support OPEN+ program deployment according to phase progression and in alignment with site OPEN+ plans.
Promote and apply all rules concerning Triaga Quality, environment, health and safety. Report all situations requiring actions in order to minimize or eliminate risks exposure to personnel, company assets and societal impacts and be in line with or ahead of any applicable Law requirements and Company standards.
Who we’re looking for:
A Supervisor Quality Control, willing to experiment and innovate, who would be able to deal with ambiguity and would feel comfortable working in fast changing environment. A person who has also
Master degree in Biological sciences, Physical sciences, Engineering or equivalent skills through demonstrated experience.
2-3 years experience in quality assurance in tobacco, food, pharmaceutical or similar industry (lab experiences are a plus).
What we offer:
Attractive salary and excellent benefits package: including 401(k) plan, Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage along with paid holidays and three weeks of vacation.
Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join Triaga Inc. and you too can:
Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore.
Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.
Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress.