Senior QA Specialist

Location Swindon
Discipline: Quality Assurance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive
Contact name: Mark Bux-Ryan

Contact email:
Contact phone: +441293584300
Published: 27 days ago
Duration: Permanent
Expiry date: 31 Mar 2024 10:59
Startdate: ASAP

Senior QA Specialist

I am partnered exclusively with an established and fast-growing pharmaceutical contract services provider that has invested significantly into growth over the past 10 years. They are working in a contract manufacturing, packaging and distribution capacity with clients on a global level. Given the success of the company across its different sites, it is now in the exciting position to add a new member to the team in a senior QA capacity.

The role of Senior QA Specialist will take on diverse responsibilities across operational duties (batch review, production liaison, labelling oversight etc.) as well as wider activities relating to auditing, supplier management and QMS implementation. Crucially, this role will act as Deputy QA Manager – line management responsibilities will present from the start and you will work closely with the QA Manager to support the growing workload and demand on site.

The site hours are 42.5hrs per week between 8am-5pm – being site based is critical given the size of the team and the operational responsibilities associated with the role.

Key experience:

  • Experienced in a Quality Assurance capacity covering diverse responsibilities

  • Pharmaceutical experience strongly preferred but alternative GMP environments could be considered

  • Educated to degree level from a relevant technical background

  • As much experience across a variety of quality responsibilities preferred – batch review, investigations, auditing, supplier management and system controls.

  • Previous supervisory, leadership/management responsibilities

  • A coaching/mentoring mindset is needed with an ability to pass on experience to a wider team

  • Appreciation of a client services business – if you have come form a similar setting that could be advantageous.

  • Flexible approach who can learn and adapt quickly


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