Senior Quality Manager

Senior Quality Manager

Location: Speke

Competitive salary and benefits

Are you a QA professional looking to make your next move? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

About AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

We are a team of ambitious people, who want to go far, and we’re all here to achieve. It’s what drives us to be proactive and solutions-focused. At every stage of production, we step up and take accountability to deliver, each of us feeling responsible for the outcomes.

Business area

Working at our biologics site in Speke, you will be amongst leaders across research, development, engineering, manufacturing and supply chain. The Senior QA Manager will be part of the QA management team and deputy to the QA Director for all technical matters.

What you’ll do

As the technical specialist, you will provide expertise across all Quality processes. The role holder will lead and prepare the business for regulatory inspections, accountable for governance of gaps identified and remediation plans.

Work with Engineering, the Senior QA Manager will be responsible for managing governance and cGMP compliance for unplanned maintenance and validation work that needs to be carried out. Computer systems validation would be a highly desirable skill.

Also within the remit of this role will be the authoring, review and approval of documentation including, site master files, investigations, assessments, compliance reports and quality metrics to be shared with the Quality Review Board.

We are looking for candidates with a keen interest in new technologies and how implementing new digital solutions can help us improve our business. We want innovators who can approach tasks such as data analysis with a view on the local impact and a wider view for the Quality group.

Essential for the role

  • Degree in a relevant subject or the equivalent in experience

  • Proven pharmaceutical industry experience in manufacturing, QC, or QA validation of biologics

  • Established QA technical expertise

  • Membership of a professional body eg ISPE, PDA, IOB, RSC etc

  • Broad understanding and up to date knowledge of cGMP regulation and guidelines

  • Knowledge and broad scope understanding of Quality systems such as Qualification/Validation, Change Management and Quality Risk Management

Why AstraZeneca!

We take Quality seriously. There’s a clear ambition to shift the mindset around Quality. It’s more than just following procedures and regulations; it’s about adding value for our patients, which ultimately benefits the business.

So, what’s next

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

Applications are open from 8th April to 22nd April 2021.

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