QA Specialist

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameJordan Robb

Job description

Orion Group Life Sciences are currently recruiting a QA Specialist on behalf of our Multinational Biopharmaceutical Client based in Meath on an initial 6-Month contract with potential to extned.


  • Lead, facilitate and participate daily on cross-functional teams to collaboratively actively to address compliance issues and achieve project milestones.

  • Participate in investigations and risk assessments related to deviations/ complaints and changes, ensuring appropriate actions are implemented timely.

  • Provide QA review and approval of Change Controls, Deviations/CAPAs, SOPS and related documentation for compliance to GMP and site requirements at the facility.

  • Provide QA oversight to the Microbial and Analytical Method Validation, Analytical/ Microbial Technical Transfers, Regulatory approvals, Clinical and Commercial operations at the facility.

  • Support QA operational duties related to product disposition including the performance of detailed review of eBR prior to QP release and Material release.

  • Support an environment of continuous improvement by identifying and implementing efficiencies and quality improvements.

  • Participate in and support risk management activities in line with relevant guidance and best industry practice.

  • Work collaboratively to foster strong relationships with management and colleagues and to drive a safe and compliant culture.

  • Ensures the escalation of compliance risks to management in a timely manner


  • Degree qualification (Science/Quality/Technical).

  • 5-10 years' experience, ideally in Quality Assurance, Quality Control or Technical Operations within the Biological and/or pharmaceutical industry.

  • Project Manager capability with significant understanding of Operations.

  • Demonstrated experience in QRM, Investigations, Problem solving as a Quality SME.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to think logically and be proactive under pressure.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative in a constructive manner.

  • Strong attention to detail and precision in preparing and reviewing GMP documentation.

  • Experience in quality management systems such as Veeva, SAP, PAS-X etc.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of industrial regulations including those of FDA, HPRA, EMEA and other authorities related to Biologics and/or Pharmaceuticals.

  • Experience in direct interactions with regulatory agencies during site inspections.

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