QA Specialist

Posted on: 02/10/2017
Ref: VAC-15904
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Cork
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  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 52 weeks+


Job Description

LSC have a requirement for a QA Specialist to join a leading biotech company based in Cork for a 12 month contract.

This position is responsible for carrying out activities including Incoming material release, Batch release, Change control, Event management, Supplier qualification, Annual product review and Validation compliance activities.

The QA Specialist will be responsible for:
-Provides support and direction to all departments in respect of specific quality system elements to ensure business, quality and compliance goals are met.
-Partners with other Departments to ensure that compliance systems are implemented in an efficient manner.
-Batch Record Review & material release to ensure compliance with GMP requirements.
-Carries out tasks related to the administration of event management systems including Review & Approval of Event, Deviations, and Customer complaints.
-Carries out tasks related to the management of batch records design and approval.
-Carries out administration of the SAP Quality Management Module.
-Carries out tasks relating to the management of site change control systems.
-Compiles Annual Product Reviews.
-Supports all validation activities on site as described in the Site Validation Master Plan.
-Approves and compiles where appropriate validation protocols and reports (analytical, cleaning, computer, process, equipment, etc.).
-Supports system qualification and process validation activities.
-Reviews and approves SOPs/work instructions/forms from other departments on behalf of Quality Assurance
-Co-ordinates and assists in the preparation for regulatory and customer GMP inspections of the site.
-Participates in the introduction of new process or modified process steps, as part of a New Product Introduction Team (NPI)
-Perform GMP audits on-site and vendor facilities as required.
-Carries out tasks related to the administration of site supplier approval process.

The QA Specialist will require:
-Bachelors Degree in a scientific/technical discipline required
-A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a quality, validation or compliance role within the biological and/or pharmaceutical industry.
-Experience in auditing of external suppliers, contractors and vendors.
-Knowledgeable of FDA/EMEA regulatory requirements applicable to biologics and/or pharmaceuticals. Ability to apply GMP regulations and other FDA and international guidelines to all aspects of the position.
-Demonstrated knowledge and application of industry regulations as they apply to quality, including those of FDA, IMB, EMEA and other authorities.

To discuss this role further please call Mairead on 021-4777329 or apply directly though this advert.

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