QA Officer – Batch Release and Document Control

QA Officer – Batch Release and Document Control

Job Title: QA Officer – Batch Release and Document Control
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worthing
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Start Date: 2017-05-31
Reference: 15442 BT
Contact Name: Steve Twinley
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 31, 2017 16:04

Job Description

  • QA Officer based in Worthing, West Sussex
  • Full time, permanent opportunity with competitive salary and benefits
  • Pharmaceutical company offering strong career progression opportunities
  • Smaller, supportive and friendly company environment
  • Life science degree and some GMP experience ESSENTIAL
  • Ideal opportunity to build career in pharmaceutical Quality Assurance
  • Focus on batch review, batch release and document control plus progress to other QA areas
  • New position due to continued expansion

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 batch records, this is an excellent opening to consolidate and progress your career. 

The company offers a competitive salary, based on experience, and will consider people at a more junior level such as graduates with around a years’ experience. This is a smaller company environment with a supportive and friendly environment where achievement is appreciated, recognised and rewarded. 

The Company
The company is a pioneering UK owned Pharmaceutical organisation specialising in the treatment and prevention of allergies. Their focus is on the vaccination and prevention of a wide range of conditions including hay fever and their products are fascinating, complex and ever-progressing. The company employs around 150 people in Worthing across GMP, GLP and GDP areas and has built an excellent reputation for providing career developing opportunities, challenging and engaging project work plus a pleasant, vibrant working environment.

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. The department is split into two teams and this role is in the group focused on Quality Systems, QA Documentation and Batch Record processing. Using your skills to the full, you will review patient-specific batch records, maintain systems compliance, support change control, filing and review, prepare and issue QA technical agreements, analyse data, support the Document Control 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.  

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.


  • Very competitive salary (to be discussed on application)
  • 25 days' holiday
  • Stakeholder pension plan
  • Life insurance scheme
  • Long term disability scheme
  • BUPA medical plan
  • 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), and work experience gained in a GMP environment. Knowledge of QA processes and systems, combined with experience of batch record processing, would be a strong advantage. You will demonstrate the ability to multitask, use basic statistical tools and methods plus display data graphically. In addition, you will need a strong and enthusiastic work ethic, excellent communication skills and enjoy a closely-knit team environment.

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This is a permanent role