Working @ Immatics

QM Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Houston (TX)

Overview
We are currently seeking a full-time capacity QM Manager with computerized system validation (CSV) quality focus to support our global Quality Management team. Your analytical reasoning and action-oriented style as well as your organization and communication skills will contribute to the team’s success. This is a permanent position based in Houston or remotely in the US.
Your mission
Essential functions:
  • Perform QA review and approval of qualification and validation documentation for equipment and computerized systems
  • Support the implementation and improvement of Immatics’ global QM system across different business areas 
  • Contribute to an electronic quality management system implementation
  • Create, review and approve GxP relevant documents, including e.g. SOPs and working instructions
  • Provide support to GxP functions regarding vendor qualification, risk assessment, change controls, deviations, and CAPAs. 
  • Quality software supplier or vendors of computerized systems
  • Plan, prepare and conduct internal and external audits 
  • Support IT with infrastructure qualification 
 
Secondary functions:
  • Deliver trainings as required
  • Support Immatics in case of GxP regulatory inspection in regard to validation processes
  • Maintain equipment and computerized system inventories
Competencies
  • Strong expertise in the validation of computerized systems in the pharmaceutical or medical devices industry from an operational point of view from an operational or QA point of view
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant US/EU regulations and regulatory Good Practice standards, e.g., GCP/GMP 
  • Significant hands-on experience in CSV and data integrity in highly regulated environments 
  • Experiences in working at a global level in a highly matrixed environment 
  • Ability to work in a structured, reliable, and foresighted manner 
  • Creativity and ability to adapt to changing conditions
  • Excellent interdisciplinary and intercultural communication skills
 
Work environment:
This position works in a typical office environment with moderate noise levels and uses phone, computer, office equipment and supplies on a regular basis. Other duties performed while outside of the office building could involve exposure to manufacturing operations, along with outdoor conditions and temperatures. 
 
Physical demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
  
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, use hands to finger, grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach with hands and arms, walk; lift push or pull objects up to 20 pounds. Hand-eye coordination necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. 
 
Travel required:
Less than 5%
Your profile
Required education and experience
  •  Bachelor’s degree in natural science, quality management or related field 
  •  3+ years of experience in working or consulting for life sciences companies in Quality Management and/or Quality Assurance. 
  •  Versed in GMP and GCP regulatory requirements and have experience in Computer System Validation and Data Integrity in GxP environments
 
Preferred education and experience
  • Hands on experience in auditing is an asset  
  •  Experience working at a global level in a highly matrixed environment 
  •  Excellent interdisciplinary and intercultural communication skills in English are desirable, German is a plus. 
 
Additional eligibility requirements:
 Eligible to work in the US
 
Work authorization/security clearance requirements
N/A
 
Affirmative Action/EEO statement
Immatics is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.”

Other duties 
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Why us?
What Immatics Offers 
We are a committed and inspired company and cherish the collegial, highly motivated and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking, and initiative. We believe in supporting our employees’ professional and social skills. In addition, we offer:  
  • Competitive Total Rewards package 
  • Base Salary  
  • Annual Bonus  
  • Stock Options – based on position level  
  • 401K plan with company match  
  • Generous Holiday Time  
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) for ALL EMPLOYEES regardless of position level 
  • Full Benefits 
  • Health Insurance  
  • Dental/Vision insurance   
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability  
  • Other voluntary insurance (Pet, Legal Shield Identity Theft Protection, Travel Assistant, Accidental Injury and Critical Illness,) 
  • Family Medical Leave 
  • Parental Leave  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Life Insurance policy  
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance 
  • Personal time with the CEO in your first 30 days  
  • Collaborative and family environment 
  • Monthly Site meetings with fun team building events 
  • Participation in the annual Houston BioChili Cookoff  
  • Themed Holiday party  
  • Social Community Outreach participation  
  • Development training and planning  
  • Various committees to foster collaboration and involvement within Immatics  
  • Hybrid work schedules (based on position need and supervisor’s approval) 
Notice
Notice to Third-Party Recruiters/Staffing Agencies  
Recruitment is managed through Immatics US’ Human Resources department. Resumes will only be accepted from staffing agency/recruiters if there is a signed contract in place. Recruiters are requested to not contact our hiring managers or employees directly to inquire about open positions or to present candidates. In the event a staffing agency/third-party recruiter submits a resume without a contract in place, the candidate submitted will be considered unsolicited and treated as if the candidate submitted their resume directly to Immatics US, and no fee/payment will be paid. Recruiters interested in working with Immatics US can submit their information to HR-US@immatics.com, and we will contact you if needed.    
About Us
Immatics combines the discovery of true targets for cancer immunotherapies with the development of the right T cell receptors with the goal of enabling a robust and specific T cell response against these targets.

This deep know-how is the foundation for our pipeline of Adoptive Cell Therapies and TCR Bispecifics as well as our partnerships with global leaders in the pharmaceutical industry. We are committed to delivering the power of T cells and to unlocking new avenues for patients in their fight against cancer.