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Quality Assurance Specialist


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Quality Assurance Specialist




  • Quality is the foundation of our business and the Quality Assurance Auditor role is to promote and integrate quality into every aspect of our business.
  • The role involves the development and maintenance of the quality system.
  • It is necessary to ensure that BioReliance is operating in full compliance with sound scientific practice, GxP and standard operating procedures.
  • In addition the Quality Assurance Auditor will ensure that individual and company goals and objectives as they apply to the Quality function are met.




The Quality Assurance auditor reports to Quality Manager / Supervisor.  The job holder will carry out the assigned tasks with competence and to undertake any other reasonable duties which are assigned by Quality Assurance Management.


To conduct in -process and product quality audits across Operations areas to ensure compliance to the Quality Management System, GMP or GLP Regulatory Standards, relevant Standard Operating Procedure (SOP's), and customer specification. Constantly work within Operational departments to reduce the risk of quality findings.




The operational activities will include (but are not limited to)

  • Ensure duties are carried out according to the principles of GLP and GMP.
  • Perform the review /approval of GxP documents, including protocols, technical specification (TS), batch records, workbooks, SOPs, validation protocols, and all other QMS documentation including highly custom and complex assignments.
  • Perform data audit and approval of completed manufacturing or testing documentation as they comply with the stated regulatory standard and the approved TS, protocol or SOPs.
  • Supports Supplier Audits and supports the Vendor Assurance programme.
  • Host client audits and ensure follow up on any observations made.
  • Interacts with other departments to ensure compliance with internal procedures
  • Attends and/or cross- functional meetings as a QA representative
  • Trains other QA personnel in areas of expertise
  • May be SME in complex area of QA
  • May be relied upon to set up new or revise existing quality systems
  • Perform internal audits as required
  • Participates in projects , as assigned
  • Normally receives little to no instruction on routine work and general instructions on new assignments.
  • Demonstrates verifiable turnaround times
  • Support the operating and maintaining the systems required to perform the core site activities of the Quality Management Systems
  • Can act as QA to review and close Events
  • May have direct interaction with client and/or regulators





  • Must have as minimum Degree or equivalent in Biological Science or Quality Management.



  • 0-2 years experience in QA or related field within GXP
  • The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a laboratory environment.
  • Previous experience of working within quality driven systems and/or a regulated environment. (GLP/GMP)




Knowledge and Skills:

  • Highly motivated, self-starter demonstrating ability to use initiative with respect to scheduled work activities
  • Strong Collaborator
  • Ability to plan and organize own workload to ensure all deadlines are met or exceeded
  • Excellent attention to detail is essential.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.




  • Working pattern may be varied. Must be able to work weekends and early/evening.
  • Site to site travel may be required.



What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Job Requisition ID:  215713
Location:  Glasgow
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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