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QA Systems Officer


Braine L'alleud, Walloon Brabant, Belgium

Job Function:  Quality Assurance
Job ID:  67865

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our QA Systems & Continuous Improvement Team, based in Braine, Belgium we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: QA Systems Officer.

According to the Associate Director’s instructions, QA S&CI team organization and in cooperation with Braine Technical Operations (BTO) and related supporting services, the main responsibilities of the position of QA Systems are:


  1. General QA Role:


  • Promote Quality and Operational Excellence and cultivate “Quality Culture”, “Compliance Awareness”, “Continuous Improvement Attitude” & “Accountability Culture” across the UCB teams
  • Drive Quality Leadership on Quality & Compliance Strategy and interact with other functional areas to effectively communicate system & process requirements
  • Maintaining and continuously improving the Quality Management System and related processes
  • Ensuring continued compliance of the QMS to applicable regulations and guidelines, UCB Corporate Policies & Procedures, UCB objectives, plans and projects


  1. Supplier Evaluation Program & Audit Management (internal and external audits & inspections):


  • Implementing and maintaining efficient UCB supplier’s evaluation process for equipment, consumables and services
  • Leading or co-leading internal audits and supplier audits to ensure compliance with internal standards and worldwide regulatory requirements with respect to GMP
  • As QA for the Supplier Evaluation Program, providing the information requested by the auditors during external audit and Inspection.
  • Management of Deviation, Investigation and CAPA related to the supplier evaluation activities.


  1. Pest control:


  • Organizing and coordinating the GMP implementation of Pest control for the entire manufacturing site
  • Management of Deviation, Investigation and CAPA related to pest control activities.


  1. Environmental monitoring:


  • Support QA Utilities/Facilities with SQR creation and preparation of trending reports.


  1. Continuous Improvement :


  • Drive the identification of opportunities or improvement
  • Develop, drive and/or implement quality improvement and operational excellence projects in response to business requirements, observed issues, technical changes, identified risks, audit observations and changing regulatory requirements
  • Lead or co-lead internal audits to ensure compliance with internal standards and worldwide regulatory requirements with respect to cGMP


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:


  • Master Degree preferred
  • Experience in a regulated pharmaceutical environment or other life science or health related field is mandatory
  • Experience with Quality Management Systems and Auditing is an asset
  • Fluent in French, medium to good level in English are required
  • Young & dynamic professional, eager to learn & grow in the position
  • High potential with affinity for Quality & Compliance and worldwide regulations pertaining to cGMP regulations pertaining to Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices
  • Capability to work with minimal supervision in order for instance to resolve conflict situations
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Fact based decision maker with accountability
  • On-time delivering attitude
  • Team player with good interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Capable of independently identifying problem situations and initiating problem solving
  • Ability to influence by persuasion
  • Stress resistant
  • Ability to make quality and compliance decisions in a business environment
  • Ability to lead (small) projects teams and to motivate & inspire internal customers


Why you should apply?

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.


About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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