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FMCG - Product Validation Manager - International Visibility, North Italy



North Italy, Italy 

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My client is a world leader in Air Care / Pest Control business and a key player in the Health and personal Care business.

For their HQ based in north of Italy they are looking for an experienced Product Validation Manager who will interact with the key stakeholders (Project Managers, D&D, Laboratories, Quality, Regulatory, Customers and
Consultants), actively contributing to a flawless launch of new and modified products, through risk management
approach and through the design and execution/coordination of the most appropriate testing and validation
protocols. Coordinates the testing laboratories and the product certification activities.

The person will be working in the Head Quarter, where all decisions are made and when will be easier to be heard in a vital role for the company. You will then work in a very dynamic and challenging environment where to grow your skills and increase your experience at international level as the person will be managing more than 10 people based worldwide.

1. Coordinate the product risk management (including design FMEA sessions)
2. Coordinate the gathering of information about new products/technologies through external professionals
3. Identify the CTC (Critical to Customer) and CTQ (Critical to Quality) parameters for new products
4. Define and coordinate the execution of the validation test plans (POD + TSPR) and the relative test reports
5. Lead the design review processes, together with other team members, in order to meet the product
6. Define the QC plans with the support of the Quality team and the Project Manager
7. Analyze the information about market failures and drive the product improvement, with the support of the
team members (risk mitigation)
8. Participate in the standard review meeting and share evolution and new requirements within the

Laboratory management:
1. Coordinate and manage the work in the Group laboratory sites, assuring that all tests and external
certifications meet project schedules and the required quality level
2. Key contact with external Laboratories, leading the compliance to the new applicable international
standards (e.g.: IEC, UL, ISTA, ASTM, etc.)
3. Write and/or reviews the internal laboratory procedures and the operating standards (i.e. laboratory guide
lines and procedures, test method,…)
4. Define the yearly CAPEX investments for the different Laboratories according the projects portfolio,
Company strategy and the technology evolution
5. Lead and execute the yearly internal quality audits in all the Group D&D centers
6. Help in defining


- At least 8 years of professional experience in a similar role in Medical Devices or FMCG sector
- Laboratory management experience
- Fluent English and Italian
- (plus) Quality assurance experience
- experience in Coordinating testing laboratories and product certification activities.

Send your CV in word format (.doc) to Marco Innocenti (NonStop Recruitment website) to apply.

Given the high number of Resumes i receive daily, only people matching minimum requirements will be contacted.
Company Info
NonStop Consulting
25 Canada Square, Canary Wharf
London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 0207 234 0550
Web Site: www.nonstopconsulting.com
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