Continuous Improvement Lead – Derbyshire

Alex Tosney is recruiting for a Continuous Improvement lead to join a metal forging and aerospace manufacturing company in Derbyshire for a 6 month contract, on a full time basis.

Your responsibilities would include leading and managing Continuous Improvement projects and activities, including the implementation of the Journey to Process Excellence and PPAP.

So if you have previously worked in a quality position within a manufacturing environment and experience of internal/external auditing this role will be of interest.

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Quality Lead Manager – Hertfordshire

Julie Marshall is recruiting a Quality Lead Manager to join a global manufacturing and supply company on a contract basis.

This contract position lasts until June 2014 and requires a QP to provide effective leadership of a Operational Quality team to ensure that released products have been manufactured and packaged in accordance with cGMP and licensing requirements.

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Quality Manager – central London

Jason Johal at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Quality Manager to join a new technology and innovation centre based in central London.

Responsibilities

The Quality Manager will take day to day responsibility for ensuring company systems and procedures, including those covering laboratory, clinical and regulatory activities, are fit for purpose, consistent and meet external and internal requirements. Reporting to the Head of Regulatory, this role will coordinate the implementation of the company quality management system, provide internal training on quality procedures and monitor performance against agreed standards.

  • Manage the establishment of the company’s quality procedures to cover its business, laboratory (including interface with GLP and GMP), clinical (GCP) and regulatory activities, including a phased approach based on prioritisation of key initial activities
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team and matrix environment to promote the awareness of quality requirements throughout the company and train staff in quality related activities
  • Coordinate the implementation of a fit for purpose company electronic QMS
  • Establish, implement and maintain processes, including document control and training, needed for successful performance of the QMS
  • Review the performance of the QMS at planned intervals to ensure its continuing suitability, adequacy and effectiveness and propose improvements
  • Manage an internal audit programme and propose and implement corrective actions
  • Coordinate with purchasing and operational colleagues to establish quality requirements for external suppliers, including audit programme for external third parties
  • Ensure company inspection readiness and lead regulatory agency and client inspections
  • Provide compliance support to internal staff by providing advice and facilitate escalation of compliance issues through the appropriate route

Qualifications

The successful Quality Manager will have the following qualifications, skills & experiences:

  • Be educated to degree level in a scientific discipline (or equivalent)
  • Have experience in quality-related activities including the maintenance and monitoring of QMS, preferably including experience in a small / start-up organisation environment
  • Be familiar with global standards related to quality e.g. ISO 9001
  • Be Familiar with UK and EU regulatory environment for medicinal products, particularly the Good Clinical Practice requirements
  • Have experience working with GLP or GMP activities
  • Be pragmatic and practical, highly motivated and able to implement workable quality systems and solutions to enable the mission of the company to accelerate the development of cell based therapies in the UK

Benefits

If successful, you will be joining a group that is passionate about helping to develop a sustainable Cell Therapy Sector in the UK and who wants to play a pivotal role in delivering new therapies to the clinic. In return there is an attractive salary, coupled with excellent benefits and career progression opportunities.

How to applyJason Johal - Scientific Recruitment at CK Science

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To apply for this position contact Jason Johal on 01438 723 500 or via email on jjohal@ckscience.co.uk  Please quote reference ST26838 in all correspondence. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential.

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TrackWise Systems Associate – Hertfordshire

Reena Dhana at CK Science is currently recruiting for a TrackWise Systems Quality Associate to join one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical companies based in Hertfordshire on a full time, 12 month fixed term contract.

Responsibilities:

We are searching for a candidate to ensure an Electronic TrackWise Quality Management System (QMS) and associated systems used for the manufacture, packaging, testing, storage and distribution of marketed drug products comply with current GMP and corporate expectations.  They will provide input to the review and writing of any associated quality policies, systems and procedures and support the generation of routine status and performance reports covering aspects of Electronic TrackWise  QMS.

As a TrackWise Systems Quality Associate you will:

  • Support the ongoing operation, maintenance and implementation of improvements to TrackWise processes and systems to meet company needs.
  • Support the company Training Management System.
  • Maintain copies of Corporate Policies, Guideline, Standards and Procedures.
  • Write and review all SOPs associated with the Electronic TrackWise QMS
  • Coordinate the Company SOP System.
  • Coordinate the internal and external audit process, audit schedules and the associated audit files.
  • Participate in Audits
  • Coordinate and support GMP Training.
  • Provide day to day support to other members of the TrackWise Systems team, as appropriate.
  • Support the reporting of Quality Operations and company Key Performance Indicators
  • Perform appropriate duties at the request of the Senior TrackWise Systems Associate
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities that result in cost savings and more efficient and compliant ways of working

Qualification:

The successful Track Wise Systems Quality Associate will have the following qualifications, skills & experiences:

  • Able to maintain working relationship and communication links within the company, affiliated organisations and third party contractors as appropriate.
  • Knowledge and experience of Quality Assurance, Quality Systems, GMP and a basic understanding of manufacture and packaging of pharmaceutical products.
  • Technical and scientific judgement.
  • Self motivating individual comfortable working with detailed information and data.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Developed presentation skills.
  • Computer literate e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Able to follow defined processes and procedures.

Benefits:

If successful, you will join a company that truly values it’s employees and is completely focused on the patient. In return there is an attractive salary, coupled with excellent benefits and extensive training/career progression opportunities.

Reena Dhana - Scientific Recruitment ConsultantHow to apply:

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To apply for this TrackWise Systems Quality Associate position please contact Reena Dhana via email: rdhana@ckscience.co.uk or telephone: 01438 723 500. Please quote reference ST26527 in all correspondence.

 

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Quality Manager – County Durham

Heather Deagle at CK Science is recruiting for an experienced Quality Manager or Qualified Person to work in Sterile production for a major pharmaceutical company based in Durham on a temporary basis initially until the end of the year.

Responsibilities:

The mail function of this Quality Manager role is to provide support for the area on managing issues/deviations to free up time for the Batch Release QP to focus on improvements.

As a Quality Manager you will have the following responsibilities:

  • To lead and direct investigative work into products failing to meet requisite standards (and regulatory issues). Also to develop and agree corrective actions arising from such incidents.
  • Lead deviation investigation clinics, coaching where applicable. To lead, prioritize and provide an effective
  • Product Release Service which ensures that all products released for sale or further processing have a quality appropriate to their intended use i.e. comply with Company GMP standards, Product Quality Specifications and Regulatory requirements.
  • Provide GMP advice on an on going basis
  • Support and influence Quality Improvements to reduce rejects, deviations, complaints and increase productivity.

Qualifications and skills:

The successful candidate for this Quality Manager role will have the following qualifications:

  • Qualified Person status
  • Grad (or equivalent) with several years proven post qualification experience in the pharmaceutical or allied industry
  • Experience in handling regulatory affairs
  • Detailed knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practice requirements within major pharmaceutical markets.

How to apply:

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For more information or to apply for this role please contact Heather Deagle on 0191384 8905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24906 in all correspondence.

 

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Quality Co-ordinator – Glasgow

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a Quality Coordinator to work in a food manufacturing company who are a market leader in their field at their site in Glasgow

Responsibilities:

This quality Coordinator position will involve being responsible for planning and carrying out investigative activities relating to customer returns and complaints. You will be involved in a wide range of physical quality tests, providing detailed analysis, interpretation and reporting of results including on-going trend analysis.

Qualifications:

For this Quality coordinator position you must have a proven track record in a similar role within the food manufacturing or related industry, be a self starter and be comfortable working to tight deadlines. 

Benefits:

As a Quality Coordinator you will join a company who offer excellent salary packages including annual bonus, life assurance and group personal pension, and generous holiday entitlement.  They are a successful company that always look to promote from within and invest training, time and resources to making the best of their employees.

Barney Smith - Manager at CK ScienceHow to apply:

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For more information or to apply for this Quality Co-ordinator role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk Please quote reference DH24700 in all correspondence.

 

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Quality Engineer – Newcastle

Heather Deagle at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Quality Engineer to join a leading biotechnology company at their site in Newcastle. This will be initially a temporary contract covering maternity leave.

Responsibilities:

This Quality Engineer role involves developing positive relationships and working closely with operations to ensure that products and processes meet quality expectations. It will also involve:

  • Performing and developing validations in accordance to regulatory requirements.
  • Assisting with failure investigations following customer complaints and internal process/product failures to ensure appropriate corrective actions are implemented. 
  • Assisting with internal and external audits where necessary.

Qualifications and skills:

The successful candidate for this Quality Engineer job will have a degree or similar in a Scientific or Engineering based subject with proven industrial experience within the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or Engineering Industry with a strong working knowledge of cGMP and ISO 9001. The ideal candidate will also have;

  • An understanding of manufacturing processes including those involving plastics or pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • excellent writing and communication skills with knowledge of validation processes
  • A background in statistics and quality engineering techniques (e.g Design of Experiments (DOE), Process Capability (Cpk/Ppk), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)).

How to apply:

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For more information or to apply for this Quality Engineer role please contact Heather Deagle at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH24123 in all correspondence.

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Quality Assurance Auditor Job (Pharmaceuticals) – Hertfordshire

Reena Dhana at CK Science is recruiting for a Quality Assurance Auditor to join a global pharmaceutical company to be based within the GMP Quality Department based in Hertfordshire.  This is initially a temporary contract of 4 months with a strong possibility of extension.

Responsibilities:

As a Quality Assurance Auditor you will ensure compliance to cGMP of all activities related to the development of pharmaceutical products for use in Clinical Trials, including the Quality Management systems and you will carry out Quality compliance reviews/release of Investigational Medicinal Products for use in Clinical Trials. Other duties will include auditing and approving procedures and documents from manufacturing, analytical, packaging and service groups, reviewing and approving equipment and facilities qualification, training others as appropriate and assisting with external audits as required.

Qualification and Skills:

The ideal candidate for this Quality Assurance Auditor role will hold a BSc in a Life Science subject (or equivalent) and will have experience gained within relevant departments of Pharmaceutical companies, preferably Quality Assurance. You will have a good working knowledge of cGMPs. An understanding of Clinical Supplies requirements would be advantageous.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Quality Assurance Auditor role please contact Reena Dhana on 01438 723 500 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference DH23538 in all correspondence.

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Quality Assurance Auditor – Hertfordshire

Reena Dhana is currently recruiting for a Quality Assurance Auditor to be based within the GMP quality department of a global pharmaceutical company who are based in Hertfordshire.  This is initially a temporary contract of 4 months with a strong possibility of extension.

Responsibilities:

As a Quality Assurance Auditor you will ensure compliance to cGMP of all activities related to the development of pharmaceutical products for use in Clinical Trials, including the Quality Management systems and you will carry out Quality compliance reviews/release of Investigational Medicinal Products for use in Clinical Trials. Other duties will include:

  • Auditing and approving procedures and documents from manufacturing
  • Analytical, packaging and service groups
  • Reviewing and approving equipment and facilities qualification
  • Training others as appropriate
  • Assisting with external audits as required.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this Quality Assurance Auditor role will hold a BSc in a Life Science subject (or equivalent) and will have experience gained within relevant departments of Pharmaceutical companies, preferably Quality Assurance. You will have a good working knowledge of cGMPs. An understanding of Clinical Supplies requirements would be advantageous.

How to apply: 

For more information or to apply for this Quality Assurance Auditor role please contact Reena Dhana on 01438 723 500 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk.  Please quote reference ST23319 in all correspondence.

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Quality Assurance Officer – NE England

 

Heather Deagle at CK Science, is currently recruiting a Quality Assurance Officer to join a blue chip pharmaceutical company located in North East England.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work as part of a team but must also be able to work independently. You will be responsible for QA compliance of packaging artwork. This will be achieved by ensuring a consistent and regulatory compliant approach to ensure quality is maintained within the organisation.  Other duties of the role will include coordinating quality meetings, ensuring escalation of issues, effective closure of Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA), ensure deviations and complaints reporting systems are functioning in a compliant manner.

Qualifications:

Ideally, you will be qualified in a science related discipline and have worked in a quality assurance role in either the science, artwork or print industries. You will have good communication, problem solving and IT skills.

Duration:

This role  will be on a temporary basis initially until the end of the year, but with a strong possibility of being further extended.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Quality Assurance Officer position, please contact Heather Deagle on 0191 384 8905 or hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH22448 in all correspondence.

 

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Quality Assurance Officer – Central Belt Scotland

Our client, a biotechnology company located in the Central Belt of Scotland, is seeking a Quality Assurance Officer to join their organisation on a temporary basis.

The responsibilities of this Quality Assurance Officer role will include working within a GMP environment reviewing batch records, review and approval of CAPA, deviations and audit points and release of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API’s).

The ideal candidate for this Quality Assurance Officer will have experience of working within a GMP environment in a quality assurance function, a keen eye for detail along with excellent communication skills.

 

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For more information, or to apply for this Quality Assurance Officer position online now, please contact Graeme Pallas at CK Science on 0191 384 8905 or email gpallas@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH20271 in all correspondence.

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