Quality Control Specialist

Location
Carlow
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
06 Mar 2018
Ref
JP151
Contact
Justin Pankinas
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full-time
Senior Quality Specialist
This position within the QA department will provide Quality oversight, support and knowledge to activities relating to Quality Systems across the site and in meeting the Clients priorities of: Compliance, Supply, Strategy and Profit Plan.
The team working style is one of collaboration, coaching and facilitation to ensure the success of the site. The Senior Quality Specialist is accountable for the Quality Systems within the site.
This role requires the delivery of a robust Quality Management System to support a flexible, collaborative, multi-skilled teamwork environment.
The Senior Quality Specialist will have proven capability in development of Quality Systems as an active member, across cross functional teams, to deliver process improvement. The Senior Quality Specialist will model the Clients Leadership behaviours and understand the MPS principles to drive a culture of continuous improvement building a High-Performance Organisation.
The Senior Quality Specialist will participate and comply with the Clients Quality Management System (QMS) requirements, including ownership.

Primary activities/responsibilities:
*Provides to the site knowledge and experience in Quality Systems.
*Uses knowledge to improve Quality Systems, solve problems, provide continuous improvement and execute tasks.
*Provides compliance contribution to project teams and leads small projects.
*Coaches and guides colleagues within the site.
*Understands and applies regulatory / compliance requirements to their role together with remaining current on upcoming regulatory and compliance changes.
*Responds to non-standard requests from customer needs.
*Makes decisions within guidelines and policies which impact own priorities and allocation of time to meet deadlines.
*Supports Corporate Quality to ensure actions related to Quality Systems at the site are executed.
*Participation in inspections of Site by Divisional / Regulatory Bodies / third parties together with follow up actions where applicable.
*Participation in and leading internal inspections
*Supplier management oversight
*Ensures supply of high quality product through the implementation and oversight of the Quality Management System for the site.
*Champion the highest Quality and Compliance standards for the site.

Required:
*Degree or 3rd level qualification (Science, Quality).
*Demonstrated knowledge in more than one pharmaceutical and/or chemical manufacturing operation
*3 - 5 years experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment which includes experience in a Quality function
*Quality Assurance SME knowledge, from both operational and educational experience, is required
*Knowledge and experience in interpreting current regulatory requirements and providing independent support to the site.
*Demonstrated ability to work independently and fully realize improvement initiatives with a moderate level of guidance.
*Demonstrated ability to work and succeed within teams as well as leading small project teams.
*Proven track record of providing independent Quality support to the site.
*Stakeholder management of multiple decision makers, auditors, cross functional teams by demonstrating the ability to maintain and strengthen trust relationships with people on all levels.
*Proven decision making capability with full accountability and responsibility.
*Demonstrated ability to solve problems.

For more information about this or any other role contact justin.pankinas@manpower.ie

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