Senior QA Officer

Job Title: Senior QA Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J913451_1657123464
Contact Name: Johnathan Miller
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 06, 2022 17:04

Job Description

QA Officer

Up to £30,000 depending on experience

Global Contract testing company

Based in Greater Manchester - commutable from Warrington, Altrincham, Knutsford, Stockport, Manchester

A truly Global company that provides services to the Pharmaceutical industry is looking to appoint an additional QA Officer to their state of the art facility in Greater Manchester.

The successful candidates will be an essential member of the QA team and responsible for supporting a compliant and quality focused organisation. This includes the functional maintenance of the quality management system (QMS), maintaining and developing relationships cross functionally and enabling continuous improvement of processes. The successful candidate will have a sound working knowledge of GLP, GMP and ISO 9001 / 17025 / 10993.

The successful candidates will also be a key member of the Quality Assurance team and will promote regulatory compliance and ensure quality requirements are met at all times whilst ensuring that the company quality policies, processes and procedures are effectively implemented. You will contribute to implementation of a culture of quality assurance and quality improvement, working closely with your operational colleagues and the wider company quality community.


  • Primary contact for operational staff seeking Quality Assurance (QA) assistance.
  • Maintenance of the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Generation, Review and approval of relevant GMP documentation
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of Quality processes, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and training material
  • Maintain, monitor and disseminate QA KPI metrics
  • Ensuring timely and adequate release of compliant analysis and reporting in accordance with regulatory and site-specific authorisations
  • Support the management of customer and regulatory audits
  • Lead internal audits and audit write up

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BSc in a Life Sciences discipline e.g., Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology etc.
  • Direct quality assurance experience, preferably in a fast-paced analytical laboratory or similar environment. Ideally with direct experience in setting up/maintaining a cGMP Quality System.
  • Experience of Quality Assurance within GLP/GMP accredited environments
  • Experience of cross functional interaction and influencing

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