Senior Associate Quality Assurance

Competitive
Permanent
Dublin
18 Apr 2019
BBBH728164

Will be an active member of the QA team and will be assigned to the IQA Quality function

Senior Quality Associate-Biopharmaceuticals- Dublin

The Sr. Associate in Quality Assurance (QA) will be an active member of the QA team and will be assigned to the IQA Quality functional area, which is responsible for the inspection and release of primary packaging components.

Job Purpose:

The Sr. Associate in Quality Assurance will report to a QA Senior Manager and will serve as Quality point of contact for Incoming Inspection of Primary and packaging components. The site is focused on continuous improvement of all work processes and practices, therefore in addition to routine Quality Assurance duties, IQA Snr. Associates may be asked to carry out additional work functions to support site continuous improvement activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Testing of primary and secondary components for use in the manufacture of aseptic products.
  • Sampling of Excipients and Drug Substance under Grade C conditions.
  • Review/approve documentation associated with component testing in preparation for QA Specialist or Qualified Person disposition activities
  • Compiling, Review and approval of minor NC and CAPAs for closure ensuring compliance with appropriate documentation, whilst ensuring that CAPA actions address root cause and implementation plan dates are achievable
  • Participates in customer complaint investigations with suppliers of components.
  • Provide training and advice to staff in relation to testing of components and packaging.
  • Actively participate in audits and their preparation.
  • Review and approve cGMP records (e.g., WO, JP, GDMS, NC, CAPA, protocols, reports, SOP, etc.) ensuring compliance with appropriate documentation
  • Write, review and approve Standard Operating Procedures in accordance with company policies.
  • Perform all activities in compliance with safety standards and SOPs
  • Support continuous improvement and Operational Excellence initiatives
  • Any other tasks/projects assigned as per manager's request.

Education and Experience:

  • Must Pass Eye-Tests required for Visual Inspection
  • University degree. Engineering or Science related discipline preferred
  • Relevant experience (4 yrs. +) working in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry or other combination of experience and educational background that may otherwise satisfy the requirements of the role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with dynamic cross-functional teams and proven abilities in decision making
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to follow assignments through to completion
  • Demonstrated ability in problem solving and experience in managing Root Cause Analysis / Non-Conformance /Deviation investigations
  • Experience working in aseptic operations, protein formulation, vial and syringe filling.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

Similar Jobs

Dublin
Permanent
Competitive
Dublin
Permanent
Competitive
Fiona Durkin's picture
Senior Consultant | Quality & Validation | Dublin & South East
01 6324650 | fdurkin@morganmckinley.ie