Quality officer 

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the overall implementation  and management the laboratory’s management system in accordance with the IEC/ISO 17025:2017 standard for testing laboratories. 
  • Maintains administrative systems for ensuring consistency, competency, and impartiality in laboratory activities throughout the facility. This includes document control, risk assessment, corrective actions, laboratory improvement, training programs, quality control monitoring, internal audits, and management reviews within HLB-group 
  • Aligns and promotes activities to support the laboratory’s strategic goals related to quality and compliance 
  • Assists laboratory manager in monitoring trends in key performance indicators, including quality control performance, compliance to internal and external requirements, and complaints. Provides guidance and governance on actions taken to address risks associated with observed trends. 
  • Develops, edits, maintains, and implements procedures directly related to the laboratory’s management system. 
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in areas of regulations and compliance. 
  • Acts as lead Quality Assurance representative to individuals performing audits of the laboratory(e.g. ISO, regulatory and third party). 
  • Assists in the analysis of risk and control through statistical process control. 

Qualifications – who are you?

Personal Qualities 

  • Excellent interpersonal, attention to detail, organizational, and analytical skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills, with a high level of confidence in working with and advising senior leaders 
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and prioritization 
  • Responsive, independent problem solver and result oriented.
     

Educational Backgroun

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry preferred. 
  • Prefer experience or coursework in laboratory procedures, data analysis, computer operations, mathematics, and technical/business writing. 
  • Experience working in an accredited laboratory setting, preferably under ISO/IEC 17025 guidelines. 
  • Prior in-depth experience working with a variety of regulatory guidelines (ISO, GMP, GLP, etc.) and QC/QA programs an important advantage. 
  • Undergraduate degree with 3-7 years’ related laboratory experience 
  • Individuals with relevant experience in Laboratory Quality Control/Quality Assurance are encouraged to apply 
  • Fluent in Dutch and English  

What we offer  

  • A fulltime or part-time position with growth opportunities within the organization 
  • Flexible working hours,  24-40 hours a week 
  • 1 year contract with realistic possibility for extension  
  • 25 days off (on a fulltime basis)