Quality Control Manager (Pharma)

Just Life Sciences
From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Negotiable if a QP, OR SIGNIFICANT Q
25 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Just Life Sciences are working with their prestigious Client who are expanding rapidly and are seeking suitably Qualified Candidates within Quality to join them as they continue to expand. For this role we are looking for a Manager, who is hands on and used to Managing a Quality Team within a Pharma environment. You will be responsible for the Quality Department and we are looking for a Strong Manager who not only will be supportive, encouraging and a mentor, yet who will also be able to set KPI's and follow this with, appraisals, promotions, disciplinaries and investigations if required. Being Responsible for the following · To manage and provide leadership to the Quality Control Analyst team to ensure that appropriate methods and strategies are developed in support of projects and routine commerical activities. · Recruit, train and discipline Quality Control staff in accordance with Company personnel policies. Maintain good employee relations, motivation and morale and safe working practices. • Support regulatory and customer inspections. • Review, trend and promote continuous improvement for laboratory key performance indicators such as out of specifications, batch failures, stability. Ensure analysts are trained regarding the operation of equipment and performing of new methods and/or analytical techniques as well as company policies · Responsible for assisting in investigation and root cause analysis of quality issues and laboratory based CAPAs. · Keep up-to-date with the technical literature in field of expertise in order to identify appropriate analytical tests and methods · Manage development and validation of methods for current projects, as well as ensuring all equipment is validated and maintained to the required standard. · Adhere to all cGMPs, compliance/regulatory mandates and quality requirements · Complete chemical, physical or instrumental assays or tests on any pharmaceutical product, in-process material, or raw material for assigned products/projects when necessary. · • Approve specifications and test methodology for starting materials and finished products. · The ideal candidate will have: • A relevant Chemistry based degree is essential • Experience in laboratory management in the Pharmaceutical industry and experience of managing teams to tight deadlines. Experience of the food industry (in addition to the pharmaceutical industry) would be an advantage. Knowledge of Quality Management systems and GMP guidelines for the testing of pharmaceutical products • Wide operating knowledge of analytical skills and an understanding of validation techniques and requirements for pharmaceutical validation of analytical methods. Good experience with HPLC, GC and ICP essential. Able to develop and maintain strong working relationships with primary support functions. · Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills · Competent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel etc.) If you have the relevant experience and are seeking to further your career then please email your details to Just Life Sciences This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66711452