Quality Control Specialist

2 days left

05 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
Justin Pankinas
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Job Description:
The role of the QC Specialist is to ensure all samples received are sampled and tested to the highest standards of GMP and safety to meet customer targets. Provide ongoing feedback to the QC Lead on testing information and the day-to-day operation of the laboratory. Ensure that objectives are effectively achieved, consistent with the requirements to ensure compliance, safety and reliable supply to our customers.

*Complete sampling and testing in a compliant manner to meet customer targets. This will include raw materials, components, intermediates, in process and cleaning samples. Ensure timely and effective testing of samples. Responsible for ensuring all testing activities comply with cGMP.
*Set up sampling systems for incoming material. Responsible for setting materials up on LIMS/SAP.
*Support and comply with all safety and environmental requirements and initiatives on site.
*Responsible for visual inspection of primary packaging component.
*Ensure continuous feedback to QC Lead on issues and problems that may arise.
*Aid in the resolution of quality issues and OOS investigations which may arise during testing.
*Required to comply with Merck Global Policies, Procedures and Guidelines, regulatory requirements and execute current Good manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in the performance of day to day activities and all applicable job functions
*Participate in effective writing/revising/ rolling out of accurate operational procedures, training documents and procedures for various Quality systems; ensure all work is subsequently carried out in line with same.
*Actively participate and promote best practice and continuous improvement in the Quality
*Department by active participation in system failure investigations and investigation reports, execution/development of change control, and contribution to Kaizen events as appropriate.
*Participate in root cause analysis of system failures, substandard equipment performance, using standard tools and methods, to resolve system issues.
*May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

*Bachelor's Degree or higher preferred; ideally in a related Science discipline

*Report, standards, policy writing skills required
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office and job related computer applications required
*Understanding of Lean Six Sigma Methodology preferred
*Effective communication and interpersonal skills to interface effectively with all levels of colleagues in a team environment, and with external customers
*Risk management skills
*Effective time management and multi-tasking skills
*Demonstrable analytical and systematic problem solving skills
*Proven organizational skills
*Excellent attention to detail
*Trouble shooting skills
*Goal/results orientated
*Data analysis
*Make Rapid, Disciplined Decisions
*Drive Results
*Demonstrate Ethics and Integrity
*Experience and/or a particular skill set in their area of expertise that adds value to the business; ideally in a manufacturing, preferably GMP setting

For more information contact justin.pankinas@manpower.ie

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