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QA Associate

Location: Congleton Salary: £28 - £37 per hour
Sector: Pharmaceuticals Type: Contract
Contact: Tiernan Murray Job Published: 12 days ago

QA Associate

QA Associate required by a well-respected pharmaceutical firm based in the Cheshire area, to utilise their experience in carrying out quality checks, has high professional standards and an awareness of regulatory procedures and regulations. The QA Associate will be responsible for ensuring M&E assets are properly recorded in asset databases and fully documented; audit and keep records up to date to make sure they satisfy strict safety and technical needs. You also will develop asset management best practices and processes for the M&E assets in line with ISO 55001.

The successful QA Associate will hold a degree, or equivalent qualification in a science / technical subject and have substantial experience in a manufacturing, distribution or laboratory environment, in a quality control / quality assurance capacity.

Some of the main duties of the QA Associate will include:

  • Coordinate and carry out tunnel M&E inspections to annual deadlines.
  • Prepare M&E General and Principal Inspection reports for tunnels - collate and track ensuing actions to address faults.
  • Assess the condition and performance of plant and systems based on physical survey and data analysis and make recommendations for maintenance and renewal -present these in asset forward plans covering the next 30 years.
  • Prepare specifications for new and renewal M&E works with emphasis on whole life value.
  • Work with consultants to develop designs - ensure adequacy for sub-contractor procurement and delivery on site.
  • Work with sub-contractors to assess proposals and deliver detail design and construction M&E works to quality, time and budget.
  • Review and approve Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and Site Acceptance Test (SAT) regimes for new and renewed plant and systems.
  • Contribute to high standards of Health, Safety and Welfare with particular attention to improving design for maintenance.

What experience you need to be the successful QA Associate:

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification in a science / technical field such as Pharmacy, Chemistry or Biology
  • Prior experience in Good Manufacturing / Good Distribution / Good Laboratory practice and/or compliance management
  • A level of technical process understanding in manufacturing or packing or warehouse/distribution or Quality Control
  • Knowledge of and application of quality systems, including change control, deviation management and New Product Introductions
  • Awareness / knowledge of regulatory interactions and compliance procedures and ability to apply this in an operations environment
  • Knowledge of other areas of the Supply Chain, including groups such as Regulatory, Global Quality, Manufacturing, Supply and Capability etc.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a QA Associate to progress their career. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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