Where the Chemistry Happens
Quality Assurance Specialist (2103118) – San Diego, CA At BASF Nutrition and Health, we develop, produce and market ingredients and solutions for the nutrition and health industries that fulfill the highest safety, regulatory and sustainability standards.
We bring our passion and energy to work every day, knowing that through our cutting-edge research and global collaboration, we deliver products that support the health and wellbeing of humans and animals alike across the globe. Our areas of impact include Human Nutrition, Animal Nutrition, Aroma Ingredients, Pharma Solutions and Enzymes.
Working in Nutrition and Health offers opportunities for you to develop and grow at every stage of your career. If you enjoy working in a truly diverse, inclusive and highly collaborative environment where you will be valued, recognized and rewarded for your contributions, we look forward to meeting you! Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining Quality Assurance programs that include: document control procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, Manufacturing Control Systems, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Product Specifications and Certificates of Analysis, Product Quality Reviews, and training program records. You will also interact with BASF Enzymes LLC’s Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, Regulatory, Process Development personnel, external partners and suppliers to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements.
Domestic and international travel up to 25% of the time will be required in this role.
Qualifications – BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your bachelor’s or advanced degree in Biochemistry or a related discipline combined with your professional experience in Quality Assurance in a FDA or ISO regulated industry, you will conduct internal and external production/process and manufacturing quality control audits and risk assessments to ensure compliance with in-house and external specifications and standards. Successfully engaging across the organization, you will establish effective partnerships with internal staff to facilitate the timely identification and resolution of compliance/quality matters and other opportunities for quality process improvement. Demonstrating your strong organizational and computer skills (MS Office – SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project), you will develop and maintain documents/records pertinent to Quality Assurance activities, such as specifications, labels, certificates of analysis, and investigation reports. Utilizing your robust problem-solving ability, you will identify and resolve issues to ensure that QA and Operations work effectively and adhere to appropriate standards for all quality programs. Your keen attention to detail will be essential as you conduct audits of suppliers, contract analytical laboratories and toll manufacturers to ensure compliance with cGMP and quality requirements. Communicating effectively in writing, you will review SOPs, batch records, and documents and write reports for test articles used in safety and toxicology testing and clinical trials. As a role model, you will perform company cGMP and quality system training.
This position is eligible for flexible work arrangements.
To apply for this job please visit basf.jobs.
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