Audit and Com­pli­an­ce Manager

We are looking for our new team member to our Supplier Qualification team. Are you our new addition to the team?

Description of position

You are going to work as an Audit and Compliance Manager in the Quality System (QS) organization. Your core task will be auditing our suppliers. Based on your background and work experience you will evaluate the quality level of e.g. material suppliers and contract manufacturers and qualify them with quality questionnaires, audits and risk assessments. You will also develop our processes continuously. The position gives you a wide view of quality management systems and their implementations among different companies in and outside EU countries.

Location: the selected person's location can be agreed upon but the main base will be in Copenhagen.

Description of unit

The Supplier Qualification team belongs to Quality System, which is part of the Quality Management organization.  The responsibility of Quality System is to manage, maintain and develop Company’s quality level. Our responsibilities include Supplier Qualifications, Quality Agreements, Technical QA, Computerized System QA, GxP Training, Inspections, Compliance follow-up, ISO13485 responsibilities and regulatory guidance follow-up.

We offer

If you are looking for an intriguing and challenging role, an excellent and development minded team of true professionals by your side to work with in an international business environment – don’t miss this opportunity! There are lots of possibilities for process  development as well as development of your own personal skills. Read more about our values. In Orion we build well-being - together we do work that we are proud of!


In order to succeed in this role, we wish you have the following:

  • University degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry or similar
  • Experience in quality management in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong competence in GMP skills. Other GxP and Medical Device skills are considered as advantage
  • Familiarity with processes of production, quality control and quality assurance in pharma industry
  • Readiness to travel abroad and in Finland
  • Fluent oral and written English language skills
  • Fluent IT skills and knowledge of IT systems

As a person, we hope you are proactive, exact and like to keep things in order. In addition, a capability to handle simultaneous tasks and to work independently is a prerequisite. Furthermore, we wish you are going to be an active member of the team sharing responsibilities and driving continuous development.

Additional information

If you are interested, please apply by 12th February 2023. We may start interviewing candidates before application period closes.

For further information please contact recruiting manager Quality Compliance Manager Anna Elovaara-Salmi on 1.2. at 13-15 or 8.2. at 9-11 tel +358 50 966 4189 or Director, Quality System Marjaana Heikkilä-Hoikka on 24.1. at 9-12 or 3.2. at 13-15 tel. +358 50 966 7448.

Approved medical examination which also includes drug testing is required prior to the employment. We will also carry out a security clearance prior to the employment for the selected person.

Orion Corporation operates in more than 30 countries, where we Orionees, 3300 in total, work in all kinds of positions. Among us there are Research Scientists, Laboratory Technicians, Engineers and IT Specialists as well as people working in Production, just to mention some examples. We offer diverse and responsible jobs to our personnel in a truly multi-disciplinary work environment. We encourage people to develop their competences and offer opportunities to affect the job description and creating their own career path at Orion. We are searching for top talents who are ready to share our passion for the work that we do.

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