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Quality Assurance Manager

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa, Eastern Cape
SalaryR840k - R600k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBachelor of Science or Pharmacy
Experience5 - 10 Years

Job Description

A global pharmaceutical company is seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to start as soon as possible.


Bachelor of Science or relevant qualification

5 – 10 Years’ experience in quality related production in the pharmaceutical | medical industry

Experience with ISO standards and GMP quality systems


Responsible for Product quality assurance and consumer safety in accordance with quality standards and requirements (SANS 10330, SANS 10049 and ISO 9001 and regulatory requirements)

Analysis and action of non-conformance reports (NCR) and out-of-specification (OOS) systems

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Responsible for managing the Quality Management system

Internal GMP, GHP and food safety audits conducted according to schedule for ISO and HACCP accreditation, maintenance of the systems and ensuring overall GMP compliance

Coordinating and liaising with external certification bodies and government body hygiene or veterinary inspectors on certification and surveillance audits

Auditing of company internal requirements and external suppliers and co-packers (Internationally and locally)

Support provided in technical management through benchmarking with other factories as well as other non-company factories (Internationally and locally)

Laboratory auditing of site laboratories i.e. methods and technicians (planned job observations)

Ensuring safety in laboratories including competency testing of lab technicians and analysts to conduct tests as per Company methodology ring testing as required (analytical within own lab)

Customer and consumer focus

Proposing methods of improving customer services internally and externally and develop and implement methods for continuous improvements throughout the Supply Chain

Management and review of customer and consumer complaints and corrective action

Change management of man, method, machine, material changes with regards to impact on quality of product, factory approval and handover systems, on Imported products and engineering projects

Incident management with regards to recalls, consumer safety and serious incidents (corporate role) as well as minor quality incidents (site role) so as to ensures traceability of all products from shelf to raw materials

Continuous improvement learning from other manufacturing plants (locally and internationally)

Technical and people management and control

Budget preparation for the Quality and Compliance Department

Reporting and presenting at senior levels on the Quality and Compliance Department

Training at all levels of plant personnel, on company’s hygiene policies and procedures, non-conformance system, food safety, plant hygiene, Good Manufacturing / Hygienic Practices and document control

Development of training programmes for respective job profiles and carried out regular competency assessments

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 571 7307 or alternatively call on 021 551 8638.

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