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Lead Quality Assurance Specialist

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email: johnr@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

Lead Quality Assurance Specialist

My client a leading Pharmaceutical company now require a Lead Quality Assurance Specialist to join their rapidly expanding team.

The Lead Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for promoting a culture of Regulatory Compliance and Continuous Improvement within the Quality Department and across the site.

This is a permanent role based in Dublin and it comes with a good salary with good benefits.

Responsibilities of Lead Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Management of batch disposition and material status control activities
  • Management of the Quality Assurance team in the production facility.
  • Management of review of Batch Manufacturing Records (BMRs).
  • Assisting in, and facilitating, investigations as part of the site Deviation Management System, ensuring effective root cause analysis and assigning of appropriate CAPAs
  • Co-ordination of the Change Control process associated with production, ensuring controlled implementation of all GMP related changes
  • QA oversight of routine manufacturing, testing and relating activities to ensure ongoing cGMP compliance
  • Ensuring effective participation of the Quality Assurance team in production and other site meetings
  • Implementation of Key Performance Indicators within the Quality Assurance area to align with company and global quality objectives
  • Participation in the site Internal Audit programme
  • Participation in the preparation of, and hosting, external cGMP audits, e.g. from Regulatory Authorities and Global Quality
  • Participation in the preparation of documentation for regulatory submission and participation in regulatory affairs discussions
  • Taking a leadership role in promoting a culture of Compliance, Right First Time and Continuous Improvement
  • Implementing efficiency improvements in Quality Dept on a continuous basis and participating in site projects and initiatives
  • Communication and liaison with other departments on Quality issues (as required), providing guidance and support to others
  • Motivation, training, discipline and appraisal of Quality Assurance staff.
  • Acting as a designee to the Quality Assurance Manager as required.
Requirements of Lead Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Primary Degree in a scientific discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a Quality role
  • Experience of in the manufacture Biologics and aseptic manufacturing
  • Cell Therapy (ATMPs) would be advantageous
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For more information please contact John at The RFT Group / www.rftgroup.ie / 01 2302400 or click apply below