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Title:  QA Validation Manager

Job ID:  21967
Country:  Hong Kong
City:  Hong Kong
Professional area:  Quality
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Position Purpose (why the position exists, within what limits and with what objectives)
Quality Assurance is responsible to ensure adequacy of product quality assurance programs, analyzing systems for product regulatory compliance, quality and integrity across JTI’s product line including all JTI factories and licensees.
This position exists to ensure compliance to global JTI Quality Management System related policies & procedures(JTI QMS) and implementation of effective product quality assuranace activities in RRP related manufacturers. The incumbent will be responsible to validate the compliance of RRP related manufacturers with JTI QMS, the implementation of product quality related improvement activities and the execution of regulatory required reporting processes. In addition, he/she will be the cross-functional communicator towards RRP related manufacturers in regards to product quality within JTG and support further development of RRP related supply chain setup from global quality assurance side and JTI QMS.

Job Responsibilities  

  • Lead the validation of JTI Quality Management System requirements applicable for JTI and/or 3rd party RRP supply chain to ensure highest product quality & fulfillment of relevant regulations through e.g. audit, CAPA, change management and NPD process.
  • Lead qualification process of new RRP manufacturing partners, new key component suppliers as well as new products manufacturing processes within RRP Asia supply chain including relevant onsite assessments.
  • Ensure provision of requested support related to improvement projects, serious quality incident and increasing portfolio complexity to relevant stakeholders such as R&D, Global Supply Chain, Global Reduced Risk Products Team, Legal and Scientific & Regulatory Affairs.
  • Lead Batch Production Record review of RRP Asia manufacturing operations and direct further improvements of relevant documentation to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Ensure the compliance to the JTI Management systems and respective duties in the department as well as cooperation on the continuous improvement process.
  • Manage various tasks and projects as they arise and upon manager’s request.


Job Requirements

  • Scientific or technical university degree (e.g. chemical, physical, or environmental engineer; or food technology) or equivalent other business education.
  • 5 years practical experience within Quality, R&D or Manufacturing operations (ideally in tobacco or electronic business) having robust understanding of product design, manufacturing processes & quality management system.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken) and Chinese, other languages considered as an advantage.
  • Integrative personality with distinctive ability to communicate and to work in a team. Good leadership as well as people development skills. Souvereignty when dealing with internal and external partners. Organizational skills, flexibility and creativity. Reliability and confidentiality.Comprehensive knowledge of data analysis techniques & statistics; profound project management skills; excellent PC skills (MS Office family) including experience in SAP R/3.

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