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QA Compliance Officer - Galway - 103569

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 8/04/2019
Job Reference: 103569
Contact Name: Orla Crowley - Healy
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Job Description

QA Compliance Officer - Galway - 103569

QA Compliance Officer

Our client, a Pharmaceutical company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an QA Compliance officer for their site.

To assist in the process of maintaining compliance to Product Licenses / Marketing authorisations

  • Conduct Routine Quality Audits of the facility to ensure compliance with current EU GMP, be proactive in resolving issues which may arise.
  • Set up and maintain the Internal Audit schedule and ensure its completion as per schedule.
  • Prepare and conduct annual GMP training programme.
  • Conduct External audits, compile External Audit reports and manage associated responses.
  • Management and assistance with the site change control system.
  • Management of the customer complaints system and associated CAPA.
  • Provide technical support for new products Introductions and existing Products, ensuring compliance with the registered dossier.
  • Review /lead Process investigations and ensure any such investigations are documented appropriately with relevant corrective actions, if necessary.
  • Ensure Process transfer is documented and conducted in accordance with Regulatory Standards.
  • Quality review and approval of manufacturing documentation for Chanelle & third party contract manufacturing.
  • Provision / Updating of existing Quality Manual Procedures in order to ensure compliance with EU GMP.
  • Contributing to the overall improvement of the company from a Quality / GMP perspective with an emphasis on continuous improvement of the quality system.
  • Preparation of Key Performance Indicators for the Quality department and also assisting in the maintenance of records for the company KPIs as per Quality management review requirements.
  • Ensure timely feedback on customer/production queries as appropriate.
  • Preparing product quality review schedule and reports for Chanelle and third party contract manufacture products.
  • Assist in product investigations and ensuring risk assessment approach is applied.
  • Management of the deviation system and associated CAPA’s.
  • Collating monthly trends and assisting the Quality Material Review Board meetings.

The Ideal Candidate
  • 3rd level Science Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ quality assurance experience within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communications Skills.
  • Highly proficient IT Skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Project.
  • Process driven with strong organizational skills and rigorous attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams

For further information on this QA Compliance Officer please contact Orla Crowley Healy on 086 0449473 /

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