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Quality Assurance Officer - Pharmaceuticals

Hertfordshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Quality Assurance Officer - Pharmaceuticals

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Permanent position, Hertfordshire Based

Do you have a background in Quality Assurance gained within a GMP environment?

Would you like to work for a leading organisation developing and manufacturing products for the pharmaceutical industry?

My client are a well renowned and market leading organisation who develop and manufacture products, predominantly Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API's), for the Pharmaceutical and Food & Beverage sectors. They are currently looking to hire a Quality Assurance Officer - Pharmaceuticals who will be responsible for the internal Quality Management Systems and daily GMP Quality Assurance activities. There is also scope to work within validation and regulatory activities from a QA perspective across the organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a reputable organisation developing and manufacturing products for the pharmaceutical industry, with a promising development pipeline, in addition to existing portfolio of on market products.

Key Responsibilities of the Quality Assurance Officer - Pharmaceuticals will include;

  • Maintenance and development of the Quality Management System (QMS) to increase efficiencies and ensure compliance to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
  • Oversee and ensure timely completion of Quality Assurance (QA) activities including; deviations, CAPA's and change controls.
  • Review batch release documentation and coordinate error correction.
  • Support validation activities, such as writing and executing protocols and Validation Master Plans (VMP).
  • Assist regulatory activities e.g. supporting / authoring submissions and ASMF documentation.
  • Lead internal audits & self-inspections, supporting external/supplier audits as necessary.
  • Oversee systems relating to customer complaints and associated reporting.
  • Frequent interaction with internal teams, including to deliver GMP and QA training.

To be considered for this Quality Assurance Officer - Pharmaceuticals vacancy, you will need the following skills and experience;

  • Previous demonstrable Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance experience with a good working knowledge of GMP regulations, preferably from the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience working with Quality Management Systems, and strong batch release knowledge.
  • Exposure to validation and/or regulatory activities e.g. writing protocols, VMP's, submissions and ASMF's.
  • BSc/MSc in a relevant scientific subject (Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Biotechnology etc.) or equivalent relevant working experience.
  • Excellent communication skills and a personable nature, to support relationship building with internal and external cross functional teams.
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills, with a thorough approach.

Key Words "QAO, Quality Assurance Officer, QA Officer, Quality Assurance, QA, Quality Management System, QMS, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, GMP, Good Manufacturing Practice, GDP, Validation, VMP, Regulatory, Submission, ASMF, Hertfordshire"

Please apply online or call Katie-May Kress on 0203 0964711 for more information

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Contact: Katie-May Kress
  • Phone: 0203 096 4711
  • Reference: J2162572
  • Posted: 23rd November 2021
  • Expires: 21st December 2021


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