QA Specialist

£0.00 - £45000.00 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  3. United Kingdom
Stevenage, England
Posting date: 23 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A growing global leader in the development, delivery, and commercialisation of cell therapies have a fantastic job opening for a QA Specialist with their office in Stevenage. This is a dynamic and innovative organisation who pride themselves on their passion and expertise in the medical field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Taking a tactical role in the design, implementation, and establishment of suitable governance processes to assure the consistent GMP compliance of the new GMP manufacturing facility for cell and gene therapy.
  • Acting as the single point of contact for all Quality interactions between the Manufacturing Centre and a Collaborator.
  • Participating in the preparation for and the management of regulatory agency and client inspections.
  • Ensuring the QMS is maintained in a fit for purpose state of control for a multi-purpose, multi-client facility.
  • Providing general quality subject matter expertise for the facility operations.
  • Providing compliance support by providing advice and facilitating the escalation of compliance issues through the appropriate routes.
  • Participating in the development and implementation of an electronic QMS
  • Promoting the awareness of quality requirements and supporting the evolution of the quality culture throughout the company and train staff in quality related activities where appropriate.
  • Maintaining processes, including GMP document control and training, needed for successful site compliance to the QMS.
  • Participating in reviewing the performance of the QMS at planned intervals, providing regular reporting to ensure its continuing suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness, and proposing improvements.
  • Participating in the execution of a GMP internal audit programme, including the identification and implementation of appropriate corrective actions and a process to track their completion.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Educated to Degree level in a life sciences discipline.
  • Member of a professional organisation e.g. RSC, SOB, CQI etc. (Desirable).
  • Experience in the building of and establishing GMP quality systems.
  • Experience in sterile manufacturing processes, ideally ATMPs or biologics.
  • Previous exposure to R&D interfacing environment (Desirable).
  • Experience in interacting with the regulatory authorities (Desirable).
  • Experience in interacting with clients and collaborators (Desirable).
  • Sound knowledge of EMA and FDA regulatory environments and requirements.
  • Familiar with global standards related to quality e.g. ISO 9001.
  • Experience working as a Quality Specialist or equivalent in biologics and preferably cellular and/or gene therapies.
  • Track record of successful individual and team working.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

To Apply:

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Proclinical Staffing is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.