Quality Assurance Officer - Operations

£40000 - £50000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  1. Quality Assurance, Quality Systems

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Hobson Prior currently have a new opportunity for a Quality Assurance Officer (Operations) to join an integrated pharmaceutical organisation who provide affordable and pioneering medicines for healthier lives. In this role you will work in a team of QA Officers to support the activities of the Quality Assurance Department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Comply with the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Release for sale activity, including:
  • Preparing, examining and resolving queries for batch documentation
  • Producing the batches pending release list.
  • Generating release paperwork (CofA's, C of C's etc)
  • Retrieving batch quality documentation from contract manufacturing sites
  • Supporting Qualified Person with requests for further information
  • Providing regular batch status updates to internal and external customers
  • Providing customers with confirmation of batch certification and release
  • Collating documented evidence to support the disposition of any returned product
  • Preparation & Maintenance of Quality/Technical Documents (SOP's, Work instructions, QMS documents etc.), and maintaining the principles of ALCOA. Filing, storage and archiving documents.
  • Any other assigned duties.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise, excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to focus on achieving outcomes and delivering KPI's to meet company/team/personal objectives. Can work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability work to, and meet, quality standards, highly organised.


  • Educated to HNC or degree (or equivalent) in a Life Science would be preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a pharmaceutical business or food manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of GMP.
  • Intermediate level MS Office ability and use of electronic document systems.

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Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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