Quality Assurance Specialist

  • Location
    Glasgow, Glasgow City
  • Salary
    £ 26000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • Category
    Science - Microbiology
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Science
  • External Reference
    JN-042021-175452

Adecco have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance Specialist to join our global client on a permanent basis.


Your role will be to establish and maintain appropriate Quality Systems consistent with ISO13485 and FDA 21CFR Part 820. Actively lead the data collection, trend analysis, investigation and improvements to processes, products and systems.



You will have many responsibilities in this role, some will include:


* Work closely with Production, Technical and Engineering teams to resolve quality related issues arising from customer complaints/concerns and internal incidents


* Responsible for the facilitation of investigations and resolution of related quality issues


* Works with technical support and manufacturing to create and/or modify methods and procedures to ensure that appropriate processes and/or products are developed, tests are conducted and that products, materials, and manufacturing equipment meet required standards


* Constantly strive to enhance efficiency in procedures and processes without a compromise in quality and identify and implement opportunities for improvement across the operational facility


* Performs statistical analysis to analyse trends, and works with manufacturing to investigate trends, conduct root cause analysis, risk assessments and lead corrective actions for processes and products


* Maintain working knowledge of Regulatory and Quality System requirements (ISO13485/FDA CFR)


* Utilise the Track-wise system for non-conformance's, deviations, Corrective and Preventative Actions


* Apply the Agile system for change controls and provide training, support and facilitate the change control process within operations


* Assure compliance to in-house and/or external specifications to standards, such as GMPs and ISO regulations, and approves disposition for non-conformance's on raw materials and finished goods


* Provide training and support to other Quality staff as required


* Perform independently without continual direction and exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives and solutions to complex problems



To be considered you must have the following:


* A Bachelors/Masters degree in chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, engineering or related discipline or equivalent


* Proven quality experience and demonstrated working knowledge of compliance, quality and scientific principles


* Be proficient in Six Sigma tools and methodology or equivalent Continuous Improvement Tools


* Strong oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional team environment and to effectively interact with all levels in the company



If you feel you match the above, please send your CV in today.


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Laura Shields