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QA Manager

Hertfordshire   •  £0 - £60000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

Job Role

To manage all aspects of Quality Operations encompassing Quality Control, Quality Review, Quality Compliance, Quality Systems, Validation and Process Improvements

Key Responsibilities
• Develop annual quality improvement plans and objectives to deliver KPI's
• Lead and develop the Quality team (QA and QC); delivering individuals with the technical capability, drive and influence to achieve quality aspects of the business vision
• Chair monthly site quality meetings using trends and data to review and improve performance
• Provide quality oversight to the board and input to strategic and capital decision making processes
• Ensure product is manufactured, tested and released in compliance to EU GMP by ensuring the quality management systems are in place, in use, effective and continually improving
• Owner of the Site Validation Master Plan ensuring it is executed to current regulatory expectations
• Positively influence the outcome of regulatory and customer audits through leadership of site preparations and effective communications; build trust with key stakeholders via on time delivery of CAPA's
• Ensure flow of products through the QC laboratory and batch review processes to achieve on time delivery to customer.
• Provide technical expertise to site in quality system processes e.g. Risk management/RCA/CAPA; ensure quality systems are both compliant and lean to support factory efficiency
• Leadership of critical quality incidents e.g. customer complaints, deviations, recall
• Coach, mentor and develop staff for site or group programs e.g. graduate program

Skills & Experience
• Relevant experience within food or pharmaceutical industry (including at least 3 years managerial experience)
• Management and improvement of QMS
• Experience with regulatory bodies or regulated environments.
• Qualification and Validation knowledge
• Hosting of External Regulatory Audits
• Expert knowledge of current GMP requirements
• Leadership and management of teams
• Influencing and Communication skills (both written and oral)
• Business focused

• Responsible Site Compliance with QMS
• Responsible for ensuring VMP is written and adhered to.
• Responsible for ensuring that any breaches in H&S, or any other company rules are reported immediately.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Hyper Recruitment Solutions
  • Posted: 10th July 2017
  • Expires: 7th August 2017
  • Reference: J4133


  • Recruiter: William Blohm
  • Phone: 0203 225 5120
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