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Quality Assurance Specialists

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Johannesburg North
SalaryR540k - R360k
Job TypePermanent
EducationRelevant Science/Pharmacy related Degree
Experience2 - 5 Years

Job Description

Quality Assurance Specialists are needed to join one of our top clients - leading companies within the pharmaceutical industry.


Relevant Science/Pharmacy related Degree

Minimum of 2 years experience within the Pharmaceutical/Consumer Healthcare industries

Understanding of and experience in quality assurance systems particularly in the areas of batch release, product incidents, artwork control and performing audits

Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to GMP/GDP/GLP

Knowledge on effective quality documentation systems

Please note: Salary is negotiable


Provides effective and efficient quality assurance systems support to the LOC Quality Manager, including supporting the implementation and maintenance of the QMS and as directed by the LOC Quality Manager performs the day to day work to ensure that the quality systems required by the LOC element of the Supply Chain and Marketing Company LOC are performed in a lean and efficient way and meet the compliance standards of the QMS and the local Regulator.

Maintain a high level of QMS knowledge and awareness of changes within the commercial environment to seek opportunities and manage potential business adversity.

Act as the relevant LOC quality contact for the Regional Quality organization providing communication to the regional quality organization on progress on QMS compliance status updates on quality plans and escalation of issues. Share learning’s and issues appropriately with other LOC and regional colleagues.

Gain an understanding of the Supply Chain and Commercial LOC Business and Quality Plans at a high as they potentially link to day to day and quality improvement activities.

Supporting the LOC Quality Manager to ensure a robust, sustainable and effective QMS through monitoring and reviewing the compliance status within the LOC element of the Supply Chain and (Local insert LOC Name) Marketing Company.

Support the implementation and maintenance of effective QA systems to ensure that local operations are in full compliance with GSK standards and policies, Guide for Commercial Companies ,GMP, GDP and regulatory requirements by supporting the LOC Quality Manager as directed to:

Ensure that all SOPs are in place, updated & training has been conducted across the business. Ensure a monitoring system in place for tracking training compliance and process for escalation of persistent non-compliance. Processes in place for delivering routine training for updates to SOPs, GQPs, and GQMPs as relevant.

Promote QMS management principles and seek continuous improvement of the processes

Review, conduct impact assessments and implement any updates to QMS policies

Manage QMS Management Review meetings according to local SOPs

Identify, Implement and Manage QA Objectives & KPIs

Establish and manage Annual Quality Plans

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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