Operational Excellence (Opex) Specialist (M/F)

June 24th 2020

QUALITY ASSISTANCE provides the pharmaceutical industry with all the analytical services required by EMA and FDA regulations for the development and marketing of innovative human medicinal products. Quality Assistance is a European benchmark company in the analytical sciences. With 35 years of expertise in the development and validation of analytical methods, cutting edge equipment and high level of Quality Assurance, Quality Assistance has gained the trust of the largest international pharmaceutical groups and numerous biotechnology companies based in Europe and the United States.

Mission Description

You will be part of a team and report to the Scientific Operations Director
In this role and together with team members you will be involved in operational excellence projects and contribute to the improvement of the company performance.
You will be accountable for

  • Identifying process improvement opportunities and translating these needs into specific projects
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across functions to collect data
  • Perform detailed project planning
  • Ensure projects follow-up with clear metrics
  • Write related documents: reports, procedures,…

Candidate profile

Bachelor or Master’s degree in Science

  • Relevant working experience in a laboratory (chemical, biological, biochemical)
  • A first experience in a GMP environment in a similar role or in quality assurance
  • Data analysis ability
  • Results oriented and problem solver
  • Team Player with ability to promote “Lean Thinking”
  • Good organizational, reporting and communication skills
  • Fluent in French.


  • Lean or Six Sigma certification or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Root Cause Analysis tools
  • Good knowledge of Excel (complex tools for data analysis as charts, PivotTables, VBA)
  • English level B1 (writing and listening).


  • We are a true career partner.
  • We accelerate people’s access to new medicines.
  • We offer an inspiring work-life balance in a human scale environment.
  • We care about mutual respect, assistance and communication.
  • We listen to your needs and your suggestions.
  • We offer a market-competitive remuneration package.

Contact Details

Send your application (reference JOB 216) now, for the attention of Bernard Adant, Talent Manager, to or consult the Careers page on our website