QA Officer – GMP Quality Management System

QA Officer – GMP Quality Management System

Job Title: QA Officer – GMP Quality Management System
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worthing
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-20
Reference: 16188 AP
Contact Name: Adrienn Prezenszki
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2019 16:07

Job Description

Do you have a scientific degree and some QA experience relating to GMP, including document control, technical agreements, customer complaints, change control and PQRs? Based in Worthing, West Sussex and due to continued expansion, a new opportunity has arisen for a QA Officer with an innovative Pharmaceutical company. If you have a solid grounding in GMP regulations and Quality activities, especially relating to GMP documentation and the processing of different aspects of a Quality Management System, this is an excellent opening to consolidate and progress your career.

The company offers a competitive salary (based on experience), and strong benefits package, all of which can be discussed on application. You will work in a supportive and friendly and fast-paced environment where achievement and ambition are appreciated, recognised and rewarded.

The Role

You will join a busy QA department that supports all company activities with close links to Manufacturing, Packaging, Validation, QC and Product Development, Sales & Marketing and Regulatory Affairs. This role focuses on all aspects of the company’s Quality Management System. Using your skills to the full, you will process customer complaints (using Trackwise), maintain systems compliance, support change control, non-conformances, CAPA, process Product Quality Reviews, analyse data, support the Documentation Control and Archive function and undertake a range of other responsibilities relating to continuous improvement. In addition, you will have the opportunity to expand into other areas of Quality Assurance activities. As you get more experienced, you may also have a role in auditing (internal and / or external), and your determination and driven nature will be highly rewarded.

This is a broad, challenging role that requires meticulous attention to detail, strong communication skills and the ability to multitask. Full details will be provided on application.

The Company

A pioneering Europe-based Pharmaceutical organisation manufacture specialized treatments for people suffering from potentially life-threatening conditions. Their products are fascinating, complex and ever-changing. The company employs around 270 people in Worthing and has an excellent reputation for providing career development opportunities, challenging and engaging work and a pleasant, vibrant working environment.

  • Competitive salary (to be discussed on application)
  • 25 days' holiday
  • Private medical cover
  • Discretionary, non-contractual annual bonus
  • Stakeholder pension plan
  • Flexible working hours
  • Life insurance scheme
  • Long term disability scheme
  • Commutable by car with free parking or walking distance of train station / bus routes

We are inviting candidates with a strong scientific / technical / engineering background (ideally a degree), with experience gained in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing testing or Quality Assurance environment paired with knowledge of GxP and GMP. You will demonstrate the ability to multitask, use basic statistical tools and methods plus have proven abilities in Word, Excel and/or Access to process and display data graphically. Experience of using Trackwise would be advantageous to your application. In addition, you will need a strong and enthusiastic work ethic, excellent communication skills and attention to detail and enjoy a closely-knit team environment. Previous auditing training would be preferred but is not essential.