Manager, QA Job Description

Manager, QA Job Description

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Manager, QA provides QA support to API, Drug Product Manufacturing and Quality Control in relation to GMP Suppliers and Contractors assessment (e.g.: Testing facilities, Excpients manufaturers, API manufacturers, Primary and Secondary Packaging facilities, distributors, etc...).

Manager, QA Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Incumbent will manage a team of 7-10 QA, Senior QA Analysts and or QA Team Leads, responsible for testing applications thoroughly to ensure that the risk of promoting changes to production is minimized
Partners with Manager of Quality Control, QA Team Members, Application Development/Maintenance Teams, Business Representatives, Test Facility Teams and Senior QA Manager to ensure quality control process, artefacts and activities are contributing to the overall value-added QA process/vision
Drive and build QA test design and execution for mobile games and features
Mentor and train junior QA staff and testers
Attend project design reviews and define QA testing requirements
Manage the work program for the entire QA department
Manage the allocation of QA analysts to project teams
Institutionalize the best QA practices relating to agile development
Hire, train, manage, mentor and motivate a staff of QA Engineers
Responsible for providing mentoring, guidance, and perspective to other QA personnel educate others

Manager, QA Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manager, QA

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISO, HACCP, 9001, ASQ, SQF, IRCA, BRC, FSPCQI, SCRUM, ITIL

Education for Manager, QA

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manager, QA job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Science, Engineering, Technical, Chemistry, Biology, Education, Management, Technology, Information Systems

Skills for Manager, QA

Desired skills for manager, QA include:

Approaches
Tools
Excel
Investigations
Most common office software
Validation
Packaging
QA
API and load testing tools
Experience with processes involved in manufacturing and distribution

Desired experience for manager, QA includes:

Incumbent will be responsible for managing/overseeing all test phases for 3-5 large and complex (high testing risk) application projects of 1M or greater each or 5-20 small or medium size projects
Incumbent has authority to raise quality issues to protect the production environment and negotiate with all parties to resolve problems
Supporting Operations, Process & Project Engineering activities in developing systems for continuous improvement interacting with customers and suppliers
He/she needs ISO 9001 internal auditor certification
5 - 7 years of experience in a manufacturing / converting environment, and previous supervisory experience with lab technicians, and Quality Engineers, or any equivalent combination of training and / or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
Experience in plastics, extrusion and/or textiles and familiar with ISO 9001/2 compliant quality systems is a plus

Manager, QA Examples

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Manager, QA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, QA. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, QA
  • Manage all aspects of the Customer teams QA/Testing needs
  • Specks with QA Supervisors regularly apprising department performance
  • Own the entire scope of QA strategy, methodology and implementation
  • Manage relationships between QA and all other departments who need testing services, expanding scope and establishing trust through consistent delivery
  • Manage incoming defects from validation to resolution
  • Manage and grow the QA team
  • Manage a team of QA Leads focused on quality and testing delivery
  • Work closely with Project Managers and QA Leads to review Requirements/Specifications, estimate tasks, and size project releases
  • Assist QA Leads with ambiguity reviews of business requirements and functional specification documents
  • Work with the project team to resolve QA questions during the testing process
Qualifications for manager, QA
  • Develops the competency, confidence and leadership abilities of others through effective coaching and delegation
  • Basic fluency in at least written English, though spoken English is a strong plus
  • Avid gamer and good knowledge about China game industry
  • Define and implement metrics, reporting mechanisms, and project/test management methodologies
  • Be internal advocate and spokesperson for all things QA
  • Contribute directly to performance evaluation of individuals and teams, compiling objective feedback that is channeled toward both personal and process improvement
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a manager, QA. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, QA
  • Review test results and create test reports to QA management and senior leadership
  • Lead the end-to-end quality lifecycle of an enterprise product
  • Submits Quality Assurance manuals when necessary
  • Monitors & Administers employee conformity with PQC(Product Quality Control) programs
  • Oversees product verification, ensures consistency with specifications
  • Frequently exposed to all potential hazards (high speed machinery, sharp objects, chemicals, ) Required to be on feet most of the day
  • Set strategy for integration testing across the entire organizational technology stack
  • Drive implementation of testing platforms, technology and methodology based on strategy
  • Balance the need for stability with a strong bias towards actions
  • As part of the operations team, supports other initiatives including Safety, Total Productive Manufacturing, Diversity/Inclusion, Engagement
Qualifications for manager, QA
  • Experience managing a large scale multi-discipline program
  • Proven track in multi disciplined project and/or test management – Minimum 3 Years, Ideal – 5 years
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial management and the creation of accurate budgets for multiple teams
  • Understanding of best practices for software development and ability to engage with the Quality Engineering team in order to build an effective, upstream test and automation plan
  • Leadership chops
  • Must be willing to work overtime and occasional weekends
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a manager, QA. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manager, QA
  • QA support and management approval of all CMO/ CTL / Shire documentation
  • Roll out of training on QA procedures
  • Support validation activities related to CMO’s/ CTL’s as required
  • Support investigations into complaints
  • Manage the daily operations of the Quality Assurance Team
  • Establish the Automation Testing Strategy and Standards as it applies to cloud-based systems
  • Manages, plans, coordinates, and directs quality control program designed to ensure continuous production/service consistent with established standards
  • Develop and maintain plant quality system in compliance with the Corporate Quality Policy
  • Develop and facilitate internal audits to determine/assess compliance to company policy and regulatory requirements
  • Facilitates the development of analytical methods and sampling procedures as required
Qualifications for manager, QA
  • Creating risk assessments and mitigations plans
  • Enhancing and maintaining the communication channels with partners and immediate teams
  • Coaching, training and mentoring of direct reports and middle management layers
  • Evaluation of team performance based on set goals, individual career development plans and company vision and direction
  • Financial risk mitigation, budget definition and planning
  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum 3 years of management experience in a software development environment
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a manager, QA. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manager, QA
  • Validate QA plans, staff resources, functional and test environment management
  • Manage and develop the QA team
  • Provide assistance, advice and support to Elements QA activities, as required
  • Supports Quality Assurance staff programs or projects
  • Responsible for the compliant day to day management of CMOs / CTLs & resolution of all quality related issues
  • Attendance at all weekly/ monthly and quarterly CMO / CTL meetings
  • Represent the Quality Function at BRMs
  • Represent management in meetings and cross functional teams
  • Development & assessment of quality metrics, CMO trending, KPIs and reports
  • Management of critical issues and timely resolution, developing solutions to complex problems
Qualifications for manager, QA
  • Proficiency in QTP, Selenium, ParaSoft SOA Test, XML, XPATH, QC, Macros, VB Scripting, SQL, Databases required
  • Proficiency in test automation frameworks such as Hybrid, Data driven, Keyword driven, Cucumber framework and others
  • Proficiency in periodical reporting and communication
  • Vocal and Written communication skills and ability to prepare documentation for review by executives
  • Effective management, tracking and reporting of ROI using test automation
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in a manufacturing / converting environment, and previous supervisory experience with lab technicians, and Quality
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of manager, QA. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, QA
  • Help maintain QA and cGxP compliance for all aspects of the program to support clinical studies
  • Review and approve validation protocols and reports for equipment and Enterprise systems
  • Support product launches activities associated with CMO’s/CTL’s/ Suppliers
  • Leading vendor relationships to leverage and implement industry best practices
  • Hands on web and mobile testing
  • Create automation framework and scripts using Selenium and/or Appium
  • Ensure the site is compliant with BRC and other customer requirements
  • Investigate customer complaints and initiate appropriate corrective actions
  • Investigate out of specification microbiological results and initiate appropriate corrective actions
  • Support customer audits and visits
Qualifications for manager, QA
  • Experience working in both Windows and Mac environment
  • Familiar with documenting defects using JIRA ticketing system
  • Familiarity with Cloudbee's interface, both running jobs and reading reports
  • Knowledge of JAVA, PHP, Python is a plus
  • Experience with Aseptic/ Sterile Processing/Tabletting
  • Must be a detail oriented self-starter and a strong team player

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