QA Officer

Hobson Prior
£25 - £30 per hour
Closing date
7 Oct 2020
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Hobson Prior currently have an exciting opportunity for a QA Officer to join a leading Pharmaceutical organisation who focus on delivering life-changing medicines. This is a contract, home-based position.

Job Responsibilities:

Accountable for product quality complaints, temperature excursions and supply & logistics complaint management.

Responsible for deviation investigations, quality issue management and escalation.

In charge of product release, change control, SOP management, Stability Data entry and management.

Will have control of Supply Chain Assurance (SCA) system administration and be responsible for the training system.

Manages all Quality Risk Management.

Oversees all Quality Agreements (establishment and maintenance) between the company and external suppliers as well as between operational sites.

Organises complaints issued for GSQ as a supplying or coordinating site.

Manages and maintains quality data and records in relevant quality management support systems as required.

Assists in the creation of and contributes to quality documentation as GSQ SOPs.

Manages internal deviations in Track wise deviation system.

Responsible for product release.

Batch record reviews (including certificates of analysis/conformance, assessment of deviations as required) including working in relevant quality management systems.

Assign usage decision for batches affected by critical deviations, assessed by Senior Quality Supplier Manager or Qualified Persons.

People Management Responsibility.

Key Skills:


Supplier management.

QMS management.

Strong problem-solving skills.

Strong negotiating/influencing skills.

Ability to work independently under his/her own initiative.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Educated to a minimum of bachelor's degree level in a science/technical field.

Previous experience in either the pharmaceutical operations environment or a pharmaceutical Quality Assurance role.

Prior proven knowledge of cGMPs, Quality Systems and the pharmaceutical supply chain environment.

Robust understanding of industry standards such as Pharmacopeia, ISO standards, etc.

Previous experience of product release.

Experience working in a PCO/PET organization or prior Lean/Six Sigma training.

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Providing recruitment solutions across the life sciences industry

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific. We work proactively and with integrity, communicate in a professional and honest manner and invest time to understand and match the exact requirements of our clients and candidates.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure interim and permanent candidates who’ll make a real difference to the success of their business. Our candidates, the best in the industry, often choose to work with us exclusively because we offer the best opportunities in their specialist field.

Representing who we are and what we stand for, our values influence the way we serve our clients and candidates and the way we interact with each other.

We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

Contact Us
  • Wellington Gate
  • 7-9 Church Rd
  • TN1 1HT
  • GB
  • 01892 612 612
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