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QA/RA Supervisor

  • Salary: neg.
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Wexford
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 28/08/2017
  • Job reference: J367931A

QA/RA Supervisor

Location: South Ireland
Job Type: Perm
Salary: Neg.

JOB SUMMARY

The QA/RA Supervisor be responsible for the development, maintenance, and distribution of quality documents within the Quality Management System ensuring compliance to relevant regulations, applying knowledge in the discipline of document management for the analysis and resolution of document management issues, including bench marking against best practice and implementing innovative solutions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of the development, maintenance, and distribution of quality documents within the Quality Management System. This will cover
    • Management of the PMR system.
    • Change Control Process.
    • Documentation Control system for the QMS.
  • Ensuring continuous compliance with the following:
    • FDA Quality System Regulation 21 CFR 820 (QSR)
    • Medical Device Directive
    • Health Canada Medical Device Regulations
    • ISO13485 Medical Device Quality Management System
    • ISO14971
    • Pertinent sections of the Japanese MHLW Ministerial Ordinance No. 169 and product related standards
    • Any other applicable market regulation
  • Provide advice on regulatory affairs requirements for all proposed changes to device design.
  • Compilation of regulatory submissions:
    • PMAs,
    • CE Mark registration,
    • 510(k) registration,
    • Technical Dossiers and
    • similar applications and notifications
    • Annual reports, supplements and registrations.
  • Leading the preparation and direct all activities for:
    • FDA inspections,
    • ISO 13485 surveillance audits
    • Corporate audits
    • Internal audits
    • Customer audits
  • Customer complaint investigation, reporting, closure and trending and follow through on close out of any subsequent actions assigned.
  • Support other sites with any queries relating to New Ross site that may arise during their audits.
  • Review current technical product files for compliance to international requirements.
  • Answer all customer regulatory requests and complaints.
  • Act as regulatory affairs representative on product design and R&D redevelopment teams.
  • Design and implementing quality systems improvements.
  • Support plant validation documentation programs as required, ensuring records are maintained.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ year's configuration management/document control experience.
  • 3+ years of prior supervisory or management experience.
  • Competent in preparing written communication and correspondence.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have full working rights in Ireland i.e. (a current Stamp 4 Visa or an EU Passport to be eligible to work in Ireland) to be considered for this role.

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