Quality Assurance Associate - Biotech

Quality Assurance Associate - Biotech

Job Title: Quality Assurance Associate - Biotech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Start Date: 2020-06-15
Reference: V-46018-2
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 16, 2020 16:12

Job Description

An Oxford based Biotech who are at the forefront of R&D in the Cell & Gene Therapy sector with unique technologies are seeking a Quality Associate to join the growing Quality Group.  They need someone with experience of working in a QA environment within an ISO or GLP regulated environment to expand the capabilities and size of the team.
The Opportunity:
As a Quality Associate, you will support the implementation of QA processes and procedures within the company. Working alongside the Quality Manager and Lab Management team, you will maintain the QMS and ensure that all activities are carried out, based on industry regulations such as GLP and ISO9001.  This is a broad role where you will be working across a range of responsibilities, including stakeholder engagement, with the chance to lead certain aspects of the role yourself as part of your career development.  To give you the exposure needed to progress further in your career in this innovative environment. 
For example:
  • Work as a key team member in the introduction and compliance to quality standards across the laboratories
  • Conduct internal audits
  • Ensure the QMS is maintained and effective
  • Manage non - conformities and corrective actions – working with colleagues to identify and then rectify the root cause.
  • Conduct staff training
  • Manage the document control system
  • Contribute to the strategy of the group to maintain effectiveness as the company grows.
Desired Skills and Experience:
For this opportunity you will need to have:
  • A BSc in a Life Science and experience of working in laboratories
  • Experience of GxP, or ISO, or GLP environments
  • Experience of working in a Quality focused role
  • Experience of document control and SOP management
  • Experience or maintaining a QMS
This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking an opportunity to join a small but growing team where you will be exposed to a wide range of responsibilities to support your career development.  With the ability to use your expertise in an innovative environment and contribute to the strategy of the Quality Group.