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Quality Assurance Officer

Company: Hospira UK Ltd
Location: South Croydon
Reference: SB/QAO/CR/HOSP
Closing Date: 13 Mar 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 20,000 - 30,000
Benefits: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum D.O.E. + Company benefits package

Job Summary:

Hospira, now a Pfizer company, is the world’s leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies. Through its broad, integrated portfolio, Hospira is uniquely positioned to Advance Wellness™ by improving patient and caregiver safety while reducing healthcare costs. The company is headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., and has approximately 14,000 employees. Learn more at


Quality Assurance Officer

£25,000 - £35,000 per annum D.O.E. + Company benefits package

South Croydon, London

As the world leader in specialty generic injectable pharmaceuticals, Hospira, now a Pfizer company offers one of the broadest portfolios of generic acute-care and oncology injectables, as well as integrated infusion therapy and medication management solutions.

Hospira are currently looking to hire a Quality Assurance Officer to implement, maintain and assist in the development of the Quality Management System (QMS).

The duties of the Quality Assurance Officer will include:

  • Core Quality Assurance Processes - Investigating  Quality failures; Change Management/Planned Deviation initiation and coordination; Materials Management/Vendor Assurance process; Resolution of Supplier Deviations and Supplier Change Notifications; Actively maintain Data Integrity of documents, software and spreadsheets including the IT  and System Registry and Archiving
  • Performing Validation activities
  • Assist in the management of the Calibration and Maintenace Management System.
  • Reporting, reviewing and recommending areas for improvement
  • Supporting external audits, including participation in areas of expertise
  • Executing Self Inspections and Patrol Audits
  • Proactive involvement in continuous improvement projects and activities, including ownership of specified projects
  • Training of Staff - Developing training  plans to support changes and implimentation projects; Active involvement in developing QA  training materials; Provide training to staff in quality related subjects

The Quality Assurance Officer will have the below  skills / experience:

  • Previous direct experience in the following aspects of Quality Assurance are mandatory - Validation/Qualification activities; Asset Management - Calibration and Service activities
  • Science Degree (or equivalent) is preferred
  • A background in aseptic compounding is advantageous.
  • Previous direct experience in the following (non-exhaustive list) are desirable –
  • Event Notification and investigation; Change Management / Planned Deviation initiation and execution; SOP/WISs Procedural Reviews; QA Process reviews and streamlining activities & CAPA/Deviation Management

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Horizon Honey Lane Hurley Maidenhead Bucks
Tel:  +44 (0)1926 820 820
Fax:  +44 (0)1926 835 271
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