Quality Assurance Officer/ Administrator, Pharmaceutical

Job Title: Quality Assurance Officer/ Administrator, Pharmaceutical
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
Salary: £19500 - £20000 per annum + Company Pension
Reference: J906286_1601287686
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 28, 2020 11:08

Job Description

Quality Assurance Officer/ Administrator, Pharmaceutical

Location: Bolton area

Type: FTC 12 month (has the potential to go permanent)

Salary: £20,000 CIRCA

Additional: Parking onsite, company pension scheme

Our Client, a leading Pharmaceutical manufacturing organisation; is looking to recruit a QA Officer who will play a vital role in the transition of their new QMS system and move to a more efficient - electronic based system. Whilst initially listed as a 12-month FTC; this role has the potential to exceed this and will provide the successful candidate with all the training and tools to succeed in an GMP - MHRA QA setting.

If you are working in a QC - Hybrid QA role or on the fringes of QA, then this would be a viable move into QA and a perfect opportunity to develop those skills:

The Role:

To support the Quality Assurance Manager in the management and maintenance of the QMS and supporting the batch review and release function/s by:

Complying with company policies and procedures on GMP, EHS and company employment.

  • Ensure that appropriate General, COSHH and Manual Handling risk assessments are in place and adhered to.
  • Work with department managers to prepare Technical Agreements.
  • Maintain the Technical Agreements matrix.
  • Compilation of Product Quality Review for licensed products.
  • Prepare, execute and update the annual Product Quality Review Schedule.
  • Collation of manufacturing, packaging and QC batch documentation completed packs.
  • Review of batch documentation ensuring all required investigations complete and EudraLex Volume 4, Annex 16 requirements are met.
  • Liaise with Planning/Sales to effectively prioritise batches and manage batch review process flow.
  • Tracking, maintenance and continuously improving the Pharmaceutical Quality System.
  • Develop, implement and review company PQS procedures and practises.
  • Write and update Standard Operating Procedures as required for new processes and periodic reviews.
  • Perform Risk Assessments where necessary, using recognised risk management techniques.
  • Perform tasks around serialisation e.g. reconciliation, closure of works orders, set batch release status and check system for hub alerts.
  • Cover for QA Administration in the event of sickness and holidays.

The Person:

  • Will hold a Degree in a relevant/ Scientific discipline
  • Will have some exposure to QA in an MHRA setting (CAPA, OOs, SOPs, Deviations etc)
  • Ideally will have some process validation experience but not essential
  • Solid Excel/ IT skills needed for this role
  • Strong interpersonal skills, to be able to liaise with the senior stakeholders onsite

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