Quality Systems Associate

Job Title:Quality Systems Associate
Location UK ~ Reading
Type: Permanent, Full Time

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

This is a great opportunity to join our Quality Assurance (QA) team as a Quality Systems Associate based at our Reading site. In this role the successful candidate will need to ensure that all operations are compliant with internal procedures and regulatory requirements. You will also support in the provision and development of efficient and effective Quality System.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Administration of the site’s CAPA, Change Control, internal audit, and document control systems through eQMS
  • Support the GXP training program at the site to assure training is comprehensive, appropriate and drives the required quality competencies.
  • Support the vendor approval process by assuring new and existing site suppliers/subcontractors are evaluated in accordance with the company’s supplier management program to ensure that quality requirements can be and continue to be met.
  • Collection, tracking and trending of quality metrics.
  • Identify compliance gaps and adverse trends in quality systems.
  • Involvement in supporting sponsor GMP audits, co-ordination of responses and follow up of corrective and preventative actions
  • Involvement in regulatory inspections as required
  • Provide quality oversight across departments to monitor compliance of internal operations with internal procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Support the development and implementation of the company quality system as required
  • Interpretation and communication of information (e.g. GMP requirements) and provision of advice on quality issues to members of staff and clients

This role requires you to work effectively with colleagues across all functional areas to achieve objectives whilst maintaining good working relationships. You will be required to give information in a clear, concise and timely manner and often use negotiation and consultation skills to resolve complex issues.

The Candidate:

  • Ideally from a Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance background
  • Experience of working within a GMP environment
  • Science based degree preferred but willing to consider other equivalent training or vocational experience
  • Good Computer literacy, high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Exposure to pharmaceutical manufacturing would be an advantage.

 Company benefits

In return you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business.