Job details Senior Quality Assurance Specialist

Posting Period

From December 16, 2021
to January 31, 2022

Country or region



Mirabel, Québec

Business Unit

Health Solutions


Quality Assurance and Control

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

4 to 5 years

Minimal education level required


Work schedule

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Based on experience


Competitive social benefits

Senior Quality Assurance Specialist

Main Functions

Reporting to the Director, Quality Assurance, the Senior Specialist, Quality Assurance will participate in the management of quality systems as well as improvement activities related to quality assurance.


  • Participate in the implementation, improvement and management of the quality system;
  • Participate in special projects contributing to the improvement of systems and processes;
  • Participate in the management of deviations, change controls, non-conformities and anomalies;
  • Review and approve minor and major deviations as well as change controls when required;
  • Collaborate with departments to find viable solutions to corrective and preventive measures. Collaborate as an operations support,
  • Participate in the CAPA committee when required;
  • Write and update standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other technical documents related to quality assurance;
  • Review and approve SOPs and work instructions;
  • Participate in the various audits (routine inspections, internal audits, qualification of suppliers, external audits, customer audits, regulatory audits, etc.);
  • Participate in the management of complaints;
  • Prepare and carry out training presentations to the various sectors of the company;
  • Review and approve validation protocols;
  • Participate in the review and approval of master production files and production files;
  • Participate in the preparation of technical agreements
  • Review and approve specification sheets and analysis forms;
  • Interact with LHS factories as well as with customers and regulatory authorities when required;
  • Participate in the renewal of the operating license (or any other certification);
  • Ensure compliance with C-TPAT, BPF policies, internal procedures and health and safety regulations;
  • Participate in all other related tasks.


Note: The use of the masculine is used without discrimination and in order to simplify the text.

Technical skills


  • Hold a college diploma in science
  • Possess five (5) years of experience in a similar position in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry

Personal abilities


  • Demonstrate judgment and be rigorous
  • Writing skills and excellent oral and written communication skills, in both French and English
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Teamwork oriented, possess a good sense of organization and management of priorities


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4,500 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand Health Solutions specializes in the production of probiotics intended to serve the agri-food, parapharmaceutical, and pharmaceutical industries. With its manufacturing processes adhering to the highest standards of quality, the company provides probiotic strains that help millions of people improve their health and well-being.

On top of its extensive portfolio of ready-to-use probiotics (Lacidofil®, Probiokid®, Probio'Stick®, Protecflor®), the Health Solutions branch also tailor-makes unique formulas to respond to clients' unique needs. This process employs the Harmonium, Lafti®, or Rosell® strains.

The Lallemand Health Solutions team enjoys a stellar reputation, as one of the only companies that is authorized to produce the S.boulardii strain. Whether in North America, Europe, or Asia, your next pro-fessional challenge awaits you at Lallemand!

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Sign in or Registerto apply