QA Manager


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Location Ireland
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Elaine Ferguson

QA Manager

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Job ID: JOB-12404

QA Manager
Location: Galway with hybrid work opportunity

Finding the right company that aligns to your career aspirations and values is so important. It’s worth taking the time to get this right.

This job opportunity located in County Galway with the option of some remote work is one of those stand out positions that don’t come along every day.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the maintenance of the company Quality Management System.
  • Initiate appropriate action such that non-conformities relating to the product, process and quality system are prevented.
  • Investigate customer complaints and implement corrective action where appropriate.
  • Review and approve company quality procedures.
  • Initiate, recommend and if possible provide solutions to problems through the designated channels. Verify the implementation of these solutions.
  • Control further processing, delivery or installation of non-conforming, product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • Manage the introduction of new products within the quality management system.
  • Assist in new product development by recommending and /or establishing the necessary quality/quality control functions.
  • Review and monitor the validation of production processes and equipment qualifications in cooperation with Production and QC Lab Supervisor and Maintenance & Engineering Manager.
  • Ensure suggestions for Quality Improvements, problem solving etc. made by members of the Quality Assurance department are discussed with the appropriate personnel and taken on board if feasible.
  • Conduct internal audits in areas for which the Quality Manager is not directly responsible.
  • Ensure that training records are maintained and a training plan prepared for each member of the Quality Assurance Department.
  • Conduct verification of packaging components, labels etc.
  • Interview and select personnel for the Quality Department with an input in the recruitment for the other functions within the company.
  • Ensure that the need for extra resources is identified and that adequate resources i.e. Equipment and appropriately trained personnel are available such that the department and ultimately the company can meet its contractual requirements and that product quality and conformance are assured.
  • Prepares reports and present details on the performance of the company from a quality perspective in cooperation with other managers.
  • Preparation and review of Technical Agreements

The above is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively cross-functionally with all levels of management.
  • Proactive, motivated, analytical and strategic thinker.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good computer skills with Word, Excel, and any other statistical programs


  • Sc. / M.Sc. in Scientific Discipline
  • HPRA / USFDA Experience essential
  • 10+ years Management experience, with at least 5 years in pharmaceutical industry incorporating QC and QA experience, production experience would be advantageous.

 For further information on this role in Galway please contact Elaine Ferguson on 087 4108620 or email

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Elaine Ferguson


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QA Manager

Elaine Ferguson

Role Type Permanent
Contact Elaine Ferguson
mobile +353 87 410 86 20
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