QA Supervisor
Greenville, SC - USA
Posted April 19, 2017

Join us as We Transform How Pharmaceuticals are Made.

Patheon is looking for people who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Patheon is in need of proven leaders to nurture talent, build effective teams and drive engagement in an environment where people are motivated to do their best for the company, its clients and their patients. To inspire collaboration and innovation.

Assists with the development, implementation and maintenance of quality assurance systems and activities.  Facilitates the reviews and generation of documents using good manufacturing practices. Coordinates activities for staff to resolve quality issues and improve efficiency.

Key Requirements


  1. Provides leadership to assigned staff by performing the following:  leading organizational change; developing and empowering staff; cultivating relationships; putting staff in a position to succeed; meeting their personal career goals while also achieving organizational goals; building effective teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals; driving engagement and creating a climate where staff are motivated to do their best.


  2. Provides training of batch documentation review, assigns floor review of batch documentation issues to ensure compliance.


  3. Coordinates batch record issuance and prepares manufacturing documentation for updated filing.

  4. Reviews and approves deviation reports, planned changes, change controls, and product quality investigations.

  5. Maintains work order system, maintenance prevention database (known as MP2), and ensures compliance with preventive maintenance and issues cleaning work orders.

Job Scope:

Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.



Manages the coordination of the activities of a section or department with responsibility for results.




Bachelor’s degree in sceince or related field.



Five years of  pharmaceutical or manufacturing  experience required.



Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.


Competencies:  Demonstrates attention to detail, identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully; able to manage, using reasoning skills and conflict resolution Maintain confidentiality. Motivates and builds a positive team spirit. Maintains a high level of professionalism. Ensures team demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and looks for ways to improve teams overall quality of work.  Ensures team meets productivity standards by completing work in a timely manner, while striving to increase productivity. Adheres to safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Adapts to changes in the work environment. Adheres to attendance guidelines and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).  Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Effective written, interpersonal, and presentation skills.  Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Physical Requirements:

Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of light to medium weights of 10-35 pound pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time.




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Patheon provides development and manufacturing services for more than 800 pharmaceuticals, including nearly a fifth of the world’s top selling drugs. We’ve helped our clients earn more than twice as many U.S. FDA approvals than any other CDMO. Are you as committed as we are to exceeding expectations with high-quality solutions to complex problems? If so, we want to talk to you about making a healthier world... together. Join us at

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