QA Officer

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
  3. United Kingdom
Maidenhead, England
Posting date: 14 Feb 2020

A well-known international pharmaceutical company with sites around the globe is looking to hire a QA Officer. The company specialises in developing and producing medicines and vaccines for a wide range of therapeutic areas including oncology, cardiology and immunology.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing day-to-day assistance for commercial QA activities associated with the effective running of the site QMS to support batch disposition activities with relation to the companies BREXIT preparations.
  • Ensuring assigned tasks are performed in a timely manner to meet internal standards and all associated international GMP/GDP requirements.
  • Providing maintenance of quality systems primarily the creation of QP declarations and associated electronic system changes to support BREXIT preparations.
  • Supporting change management activities relating to BREXIT and site compliance activities.
  • Completing scheduled records and quality system tasks in a timely manner and in compliance with internal standards and EU GMP.
  • Support inspection readiness for BOH inspections and external vendor audits in relation to BREXIT changes.
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to resolve quality issues and ensure compliance to EU GMP standards.
  • To compile & review Product quality review sets for completeness & compliance to EU GMP, Hospira internal requirements and regulatory dossier submissions.
  • Project execution and support as required.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related scientific discipline with relevant experience (Preferably Biology / Chemistry/ Pharmacy/Life Sciences).
  • Basic experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing, distribution and control measures
    Experience in Quality administered systems. Previous use of Trackwise® QMS beneficial.
  • Experience in preparing or supporting QP declarations.
  • Experience in raising and management of change controls.
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge and understanding to making appropriate and timely risk based decisions.
  • Able to demonstrate good planning and organisation skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy - able to follow verbal and written instruction (SOP's).
  • Quality and process orientation and mindset.
  • Possession of good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to accept responsibility and be pro-active within defined limits.
  • Excellent system skills - Word and Excel essential, experience with electronic documentation control systems advantageous.
  • Enthusiastic, positive individual driven to meet targets and standards.
  • High level of self- integrity and ethical conduct.
  • Prior Experience Preferred:
    • Biotechnology / Biologics / Sterile injectable manufacture
    • Manufacture of novel dosage forms
    • Secondary / outsourced packaging activities
    • Global manufacture and supply chains
    • New product launches & commercial supply chain

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