Senior Quality Assurance Officer

£0.00 - £33000.00 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  3. United Kingdom
Runcorn, England
Posting date: 10 Sep 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading pharmaceutical client as a Senior Quality Assurance Officer. The organisation formulates and manufactures various health technologies, including MDIs, DPIs, and Small Volume Liquids. Based in Runcorn, this position is an exciting opportunity to work with a company with over 30 years of experience in the industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure batches are QA reviewed as required to support the business needs.
  • Ensure deviations, CAPA and change control for which you are the owner are progressed in a compliant and timely manner.
  • Ensure deviations, CAPA and change controls are reviewed and/or approved in accordance with internal procedures.
  • Ensure customer complaints are satisfactorily investigated and communicated.
  • Participate and/or host internal audits and in risk assessments.
  • Ensure the organisation/coordination of QAO workload is appropriate to facilitate right first-time performance and reporting/recording of the manufacturing, testing and release of pharmaceuticals at the company.
  • Ensure the effective performance of monitoring, reporting and escalation of Quality performance indicators through the QA department to the QP, Head of Quality and functional peers/leaders within the company.
  • Will support in the training and development of QAOs as required.
  • Will provide guidance/advice on Quality considerations within manufacture, testing, reporting and release of pharmaceuticals as required by functional peers across the company.
  • Will support the maintenance of the site QMS and facilitate reporting of relevant KPIs within department and across site as required.
  • Help conceive, define and deliver Quality related improvements projects.
  • Any other activity deemed quality related by the Head of Quality.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Scientific degree or significant experience with a relevant role.
  • Quality Management Systems performance (CAPAs, deviations, and complaints).
  • Right first-time figure at QP release.
  • Understanding of quality management systems.
  • Awareness of applicable GMP requirements.
  • Ability to identify and raise deviations from above.
  • Ability to root cause deviations.
  • 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.

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