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Senior Quality Officer

Company: X4 Group
Location: Bedfordshire
Reference: MWSQO
Closing Date: 05 Sep 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 30,000 - 40,000

Job Summary:

Vacancy: Senior Quality OfficerSalary: £30,000- £34,000 per annumLocation: Home Counties- NorthA Pharmaceutical Logistics company in the Northern Home Counties is currently looking to employ a permanent Senior Quality Officer. ...


Vacancy: Senior Quality Officer

Salary: £30,000- £34,000 per annum

Location: Home Counties- North

A Pharmaceutical Logistics company in the Northern Home Counties is currently looking to employ a permanent Senior Quality Officer.

The successful candidate will ideally have had previous Good Distribution Practise (GDP) experience!

Senior Quality Officer- Key Responsibilities

  • Review and approval of major deviations
  • Management of recalls
  • Review and release of returned products
  • Review of temperature data
  • Providing GDP storage declarations
  • Oversee change control projects
  • Review and approve company Quality Technical Agreements with clients and suppliers
  • Deputise for Responsible Person
  • Day-to-day management of the departmental resources
  • Plan, perform and follow-up on self-inspections and supplier audits allocated for completion
  • Hosting of client/3rd party audits, and managing any non-conformances to satisfactory outcome
  • Hosting client quality review meetings
  • Develop and deliver Teammate training in quality aspects and GDP requirements
  • Perform detailed root cause analysis on both internal and external non-conformances to ensure corrective measures can be implemented
  • Perform proactive data trend analysis to identify key areas for improvement, and propose / implement actions to address trends.
  • Carry out process reviews across the business to ensure most effective and compliant processes are adopted
  • Review and approve quality documentation: SOP’s, Work Instructions, and Forms, to ensure compliance with required standards and consistent structure and language are used
  • Perform and facilitate risk assessments on GDP and quality processes
  • Review and approve temperature qualification reports for all storage and transportation areas
  • Assist with any Quality related issues and reasonable management requests

Senior Quality Officer- Key skills and experience:

  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years experience of working within a quality department
  • Experience within Pharmaceutical and/or Healthcare Industry desirable
  • Trained and qualified auditor (BSI or IRCA registration desirable)
  • Ability to present and communicate with clarity and confidence to a wide range of audiences
  • Computer literate in Microsoft applications
  • Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Able to prioritise and complete work with minimal supervision
  • Able to work within a dynamic team and complete individual tasks
  • Enthusiastically drive vision and change within the business
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Role requires some off-site travel and overnight stays

If you want to apply for this positon, please send an updated version of your CV to or contact Matthew at X4 Group via 020 7812 7700 because interviews will be taking place from August 15th onwards.

Key Words: QA/ Quality Assurance/ GDP/ Good Distribution/ CAPA/ Audit/ Deviations

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
2nd Floor, Brettenham House
Lancaster Place,
Tel:  02078127700
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