INNOVATION STARTS WITH YOU AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. AbbVie employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries. For our location in Ludwigshafen, Germany we are looking for a Head of Quality Control (m/f) REF: 1708889 Assurance of analytical testing of drug products, intermediates, stability samples, raw materials and packaging materials, delivered to or manufactured in Ludwigshafen. Assurance of environmental monitoring for all operations of the manufacturing facilities as well as parenteral pilot plants. Analytical results are the basis for final release and batch disposition with respect to: Regulatory and legal requirements (AMG, AMWHV, GMP) Company processes and procedures Regulatory submissions Best scientific and technical practice (ICH, PhEur,USP, BP) Your possibilities: Head of Quality Control (German Drug Act, AMWHV §12 / §14) Evaluation, verification and release of analytical results for drug products, intermediates, stability samples, raw materials, packaging materials as Head of Quality Control according to the German drug act Assurance and maintenance of GMP status within GPQC labs including internal and external audits and inspections Assurance of complete, correct and timely testing of drug products, intermediates, stability samples, raw materials, packaging materials and environmental monitoring samples Assurance of the internal and external environmental health and safety requirements Handling of laboratory events / exceptions like OOS, OOT Support of analytical method transfer, method optimizations and validation Budget planning and administration Process optimization and standardization of work flows within GPQC Support of product quality reviews Measurement of key performance indicators Representation of GPQC internally and externally Coordination and communication with third party labs, third party manufacturer and customers with respect to analytical testing Leadership of 90-100 subordinates with respect to training, feedback, motivation and personnel development System owner for QC related IT systems (LIMS,CDS, stand-alone instrument software) System owner for all analytical instruments in QC Labs qualification: University / FH degree in sciences like chemistry, biology, pharmaceutical sciences or equivalent degree or equivalent experience Approbation as licensed pharmacist preferred Experience and knowledge in regulatory and legal requirements, analytical sciences / pharmaceutical analytical sciences 2-5 years Leadership experience 2-5 years Experience and knowledge in handling of laboratory events and exceptions, evaluation of analytical results and analytical test methods and Experience in collaboration with internal / external and national / international colleagues Fluent in english your application: We are looking forward to your online application. Please provide information about your salary expectations and possible start date in your motivation letter. An equal opportunity employer. AbbVie welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce. Learn more about AbbVie Deutschland at www.abbvie.de. Visit www.abbvie-care.de for more information about the therapeutic areas in which we’re active PEOPLE. PASSION. POSSIBILITIES.