Quality Assurance Officer -(Aseptic Pharmaceutical Specials)

Salary Negotiable
11 Jun 2018
04 Jul 2018
Acapella Recruitment
Contract Type
Full Time

Quality Assurance Officer
Corsham, Wiltshire
(Permanent – 37.5 hours per week, worked on a rota between 07:00 & 22:00)

Our client produces over 3,000 aseptically compounded injectable pharmaceutical products each day for hospitals and patients across the UK who are fighting cancer, living with chronic disease or in need of pain relief. Through their scientific and technology capabilities, the team continuously develops new and innovative methods to improve their products and services.

Due to the expansion of our site and services they are currently recruiting a QA Officer. This would be a great opportunity for a Pharmaceutical Scientist/Chemist/Biologist/Microbiologist/Pharmacy Technician/Registered Science Technician who wants to be part of the QA team involved in the quality assurance of aseptically prepared products. You will work within the team to continue to develop their capacity and capability so that they can continue to deliver their products to hospitals and patients homes across the UK and beyond.

The successful applicant will work with the Quality Management team to:

  • To be responsible for final review of pre-manufacture batch documentation, following GMP guidelines.
  • To be responsible for the Approval for Use (final release) of all products manufactured or repackaged according to licensing requirements, GMP and professional discretion.
  • Primary point of contact as part of the QA team providing information to other departments dealing with the production processes.

The successful candidate must have at least 2 years’ experience working within a GMP environment
and will need to be a member or eligible for membership of The Royal Society of Chemistry, Royal
Institute of Biology, The Science Council or Royal Pharmaceutical Society

They are looking for a self-motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic candidate who can contribute to their continuing growth. You must be a team player who is quick to react to changing priorities and has a passion for delivering quality products and ensuring site-wide compliance.

Your day-to-day priorities will include batch release and documentation approval which will involve interactions with other departments. You will also receive exposure to all aspects of the QMS.

Our client has a commitment to personal development and is an NCFE approved training centre. Nestled in the heart of the West Country with immediate access to the World Heritage City of Bath you can experience an unparalleled quality of life in a company that has a zero carbon status.

This is a really exciting opportunity to join a company that has changed the commercial world of aseptic manufacture and is developing in the homecare market.

In return they offer rewards and benefits including:

  • Competitive Salary (dependent on experience, knowledge & skills) per annum pro rata
  • 21 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday. Increasing with service
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Additional non-contractual benefits including free breakfast and outdoor gym

Our client is based in a new science park development in Corsham, with easy access to Chippenham, Bath and Bristol.

If you would like to apply, please do so with a covering letter and CV expressing what qualities and experiences you could bring to this role.

Closing date for completed applications is – Thursday 28th June 2018. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 11th July 2018. You will be contacted by Monday 2nd July 2018 if you have been shortlisted for an interview.

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