QUALITY ASSURANCE ASSOCIATE – PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURER (The position has been filled)
Australia, New South Wales
Full Time
26/05/2017
  • Showcase your Quality Assurance Skills
  • Great opportunity to join an established Quality Focused Contract Manufacturer of Complementary Medicines
  • 12-month Maternity Leave Role – Includes All Leave Benefits

 

COMPANY

Our client is a Herbal Medicines manufacturer established for over 25 years. They are at the forefront of herbal extracts and liquids manufacturing in the contract manufacturing industry and hold a GMP compliant TGA Manufacturing Licence. Their forte is the production of herbal extracts and liquids from single herbs to more complex formulae which are utilised in TGA approved products. Quality Assurance is the highest of priorities and our client is committed to delivering a quality focused, professional service.

 

THE ROLE

The Quality Assurance Associate position has come about to cater for a 12 month Maternity Leave. This position is primarily responsible for the coordination and effective execution of all Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance activities, ensuring products released for supply are of the quality required for their intended use and to customer expectations.

You will be responsible for the continuing development and implementation of the Company’s Quality Systems focusing on the PIC/S Code of GMP. You will be a key interface between Management and Production. A key to the position is establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with the Technical Manager, Operations Manager, General Manager, Production and Packaging Supervisors. As is necessary in a role like this, communication is the key.

A prime focus in the role will be the maintenance of the documentation system and you will be a champion of Change Control and Deviation activities, ensuring all are closed out appropriately.

Some of the other duties associated with this role include:

  • Ability to make decisions on approval/rejection of starting materials, packaging materials and intermediates, bulk and finished products.
  • Ensuring that validations and any ensuing recommendations are appropriately followed up and closed out.
  • Maintain established protocols, such as Quality Risk Management, Annual Product Reviews, Stability and Internal/External Audits.
  • Participate in investigation of complaints in relation to product quality.
  • Maintenance of certifications and licenses.
  • Contribute to process improvement activities.
  • Adhere to all workplace safety standards

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

To be successful in your application you must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a Bachelor of Science, preferably in Pharmaceutical Science or a related discipline.
  • Have previous experience in Quality Assurance within a Pharmaceutical or Complimentary Healthcare environment.
  • Previous experience in overseeing and maintaining a PIC/S GMP Licence quality system.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in conjunction with exceptional interpersonal skills that allow you to build relationships with a broad spectrum of personnel from Production floor through to senior management.
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills that will allow you to multitask, yet ensure issues are closed out appropriately.
  • Exhibit outstanding attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

 

APPLICATIONS

To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send your updated resume in Word format with a covering letter addressing the above Selection Criteria to CS Executive Group. For a confidential discussion about this role, please call Daniele on 0434 746 361 or our team on 03 9516 0100. After hours please call Helen on 0438 620 434.

 

THANK YOU

We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we receive on a daily basis, we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. If on this occasion you are not successful, your resume will remain on our database and be considered for future suitable roles.