Quality Assurance Associate

  • Salary: Up to £16.78
  • REF Number: 00047687
  • Consultant: Julie Marshall
  • Contact: 01246 457739
  • Date Published: 13.02.2020
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Basingstoke, Home Counties
  • Discipline: Other

CK Group is recruiting for a Quality Assurance Associate to join a company in the animal health and pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Basingstoke on a 12 month contract basis with an hourly salary of up to £16.78 dependant on experienceThe Company:

Our client is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. They have steadfastly remained independent, but not isolated. Across the globe, they have developed productive alliances and partnerships that advance their capacity to develop innovative medicines at lower costs. They are consistently ranked as one of the best companies in the world to work for, and generations of employees have sustained a culture that values excellence, integrity and respect for people.

Their mission includes finding answers for some of the world's most urgent medical needs. They focus our internal research efforts primarily on four core therapeutic areas: bio-medicines, diabetes, oncology and animal health. They also continue to pursue innovative science and new opportunities beyond our targeted disease categories.


This role is located in Basingstoke at our clients Headquarters, which has a train station on the main line from London to Southampton as well as a line to Reading. Alternatively the town is conveniently situated on the M3 motorway and is just one hour from London and Southampton. The A33 also links the town with Reading and the M4.

The Role:

To Support the QA team in activities for oversight of company products distributed within the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland through the implementation of an affiliate quality system. To comply with both UK and ROI regulations and company quality expectations to ensure product quality, patient safety and customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

Support the affiliate complaints process Assist other members of QA in assuring UK & ROI affiliate complies with CQP181 Ensuring documents are generated, controlled and retained in accordance with site SOP's which meet Lilly Global Quality Standards Support activities related to the Affiliate Quality Plan and team actions Support quality assurance audits- internal and external. And audit closure Maintain documentation for Marketing Affiliate communications (conversations and visits) with Regulatory Agencies for product related matters. Support activities related to the Affiliate quality plan.

In addition but not limited to, the Quality Assurance Associate will support the Quality team with:

Complaint metrics and trending Assess impact of temperature excursion occurring during storage and distribution on product Batch RE-ID's Collating data for: Annual Product Reviews Archiving departmental records in accordance with regulatory requirements Assisting with the loading SOPs onto the teams learning plan and assisting with instructor led training.

Your Background:

Experience in the application of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and/or GDP regulations. Experience in the pharmaceutical or other regulated industry would be advantageous

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential.

For more information please contact Julie Marshall on 01246 457739 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained. Please quote reference 47687 in all correspondence.

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