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Quality controle third party EMEA lab manager

Quality controle third party EMEA lab manager

Estée Lauder is een toonaangevend cosmeticabedrijf dat bekend staat om kwalitatieve producten voor de verzorging van huid en haar, parfums en make-up. Sinds de oprichting in 1965 is de site in Oevel uitgegroeid tot de grootste Europese vestiging, met zo’n 900 medewerkers.

Job description

What will be your job description? 

Planning, organizing, implementing and controlling the daily activities of the QC third party laboratory to ascertain that components, raw materials, mass and finished goods meet internal and external specifications. This for goods manufactured in an EMEA Third party.

  • Responsible for overseeing lab testing processes with ability to troubleshoot instruments and issues.

  • Conduct and supervise all OOS investigations and reject investigations.

  • Manage QC lab equipment, qualification protocols, reports, and administration.

  • Participate in continuous improvement projects regionally to drive efficiencies in the lab.

  • Provide QC expertise to hygiene program and lead corrective action based on findings

  • Identify SOPs and support QC Lab Lead in work instruction updates or creating new based on lab trends and CAPAs.

  • Review SOPs and work instructions and provide to QC Lab Lead for approval.

  • First POC for Third Party QC questions.

  • Review of routine supporting test data and results, including sample preparation records, logbooks, calculations, and data sheets. Enter results in SAP/LIMS.

  • Ensure all lab processes are adhering to relevant regulatory GMPs and global company policies & procedures

  • Participate in internal audits to ensure regulatory readiness

  • Monitor lab KPIs and drive improvements

  • Ensure all customer complaints are investigated, improvements implemented and response made in a timely manner

  • Assist in the development and execution of quality training curriculum for the laboratory

  • Collaborates on a daily base with supplier QA team.


We are looking for someone who has: 

  • 5 years of laboratory or packaging experience

  • At least 3 years in a supervisory position

  • At least 5 years of experience in packaging or product evaluation laboratories in Quality Control for a global consumer goods or pharma company

  • Experience in developing and revising laboratory SOPs

  • Strong knowledge of GMP, ISO and safety guidelines

  • Knowledge of statistical assessments of data

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Electronic QMS, and SAP systems is preferred

  • Flexible to support off-shift work when needed


Estée Lauder offers you: 

  • An attractive Salary

  • Working in an international company

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    • Function type: Quality
    • Antwerp
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    • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
    • At least 5 years experience
    • Dutch, English


    • Fixed-term
    • Full-time

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