QA Auditor II

Athlone, Ireland
29 Apr 2021
29 May 2021
Quality, QA / QC
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
QA Auditor - Athlone, Ireland

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health . You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

Our GMP laboratory based in Athlone, Ireland offers fully integrated solutions for product development and analytical development, including analytical testing services in method development, method validation, method transfer, release and stability studies.

Due to continued success and growth, PPD is currently looking to recruit a QA Auditor to be based in our GMP Lab in Athlone, Ireland. The role of QA Auditor within the Lab is to ensure the quality of lab data and reports. This is achieved through various audits of data and reports as specified by Standard Operating Procedures and by conducting inspections of Lab procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conducts and/or assists a variety of client, internal or GMP audits and regulatory inspections as requested by senior management
  • Leads process audits and internal audits
  • Participate as a co-auditor in more complex system audits
  • Identify process improvements
  • Identify OOS and deviations in processes
  • Perform equipment and facility qualification review
  • Audits laboratory data for compliance with methods and standard operating procedures and report findings
  • Serves as resources to operational departments on audit or quality assurance subject matter
  • Prepares and presents audit findings and/or other related information at departmental, internal operations or client meetings


Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Science
  • Min. 2+ years' experience in a GMP environment.
  • QA experience of: Quality systems, Scientific data review, Internal audits (Facilities and Process).
  • Knowledge of equipment qualification review, qualification documents (IQ, OQ, PQ) and validation is advantageous

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture , where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We've grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual Leave 25 days
  • Medical Health care cover
  • Life Insurance

We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.

As we are likely to receive many applications, sometimes we are unable to provide feedback to everyone.