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QA Officer R&D

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Quality & Compliance
  • Date posted: 05/04/2017
  • Job reference: J364400A
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QA Officer Research and Development

Job Description

We are recruiting for the role of R&D Quality Assurance Officer to support the R&D Quality Assurance Team. The new R&D Manufacturing facility will include sterile and non-sterile manufacturing. As a result Quality Assurance support for new equipment qualification, vendor qualification and new product development from conception through to commercialization will be required.


  • To support the Head of Quality and the R&D Quality Assurance Team Lead with the quality assurance function.
  • Support R&D with QA support including but not limited to the following:
  1. batch documentation review
  2. Assessment of manufacturing events from a QA perspective.
  • Electronic Documentation Management System - QUMAS
  • Check own work and that of others for accuracy before / prior to 'QA Authorisation' of documentation.
  • QA reviewer of Process Compliance Change Controls
  • Progress Process Compliance actions and attach evidence as required.
  • Perform internal audits as scheduled.
  • Review and approval of Regulatory deficiency responses.
  • To ensure that all work carried out in compliance with the required standards conforming to company, cGxP, SOPs, regulatory regulations and guidelines, safety and environmental guidelines.
  • Report any safety or compliance issues as per company procedures.
  • Attend Product review meetings and provide support on the development of new Products
  • Liaise with regulatory affairs/ formulations / laboratory personnel to ensure regulatory and quality requirements are met.
  • Assist with review of Submission Documentation in support of license applications and customer requirements.
  • Noncompliance reporting and corrective action / continuous improvement implementation.
  • Support the on-going OOS/IR/CACI closeout programme.
  • Complete any assigned actions in the agreed time frame.
  • Investigate any incident assigned in a timely fashion.
  • Review deviation investigations and actions as required.
  • To identify and make recommendations for improvements as part of a team within or outside the department in order to ensure continuous improvement.
  • To support on-going projects with respect to the following:
  • Vendor review and approval
  • Implement safety requirements as per site documentation including SOPs, Safety Statement and COPs

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • BSc (Require Quality Management as a part of degree)
  • Minimum of 2 - 4 years QA experience in a GMP compliant role
  • Experience with desktop and internet-based software applications (e.g. electronic document management system, MRP system) an advantage but not essential.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Focus on quality and detail
  • Careful planning to achieve accurate and timely results
  • Ability to define and manage own tasks and schedules
  • Experience performing and assessing risk/impact assessment an advantage
  • Sterile manufacturing experiences would be of benefit

For more information on this role please contact Darragh on 01-6455250 or

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