Quality Engineer

01 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A client who develop and manufacture life changing bio-pharma products are seeking a Quality Engineer with Quality Management Systems, Root Cause Investigations and auditing experience.


The Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring compliance of the group with the requirements of the QMS. They will be accountable for the performance of the group against internal Quality System metrics. The Quality Engineer will in addition support the delivery of continuous improvement initiatives.


* To lead failure investigations through the non conformance system

* To initiate and manage continuous improvement actions and CAPA actions

* To provide technical support to process improvement teams to support operational excellence initiatives

* To take responsibility for managing key areas of compliance with the QMS (Quality Management System) for the wider department, including the Maintenance and Calibration functions. This includes Internal Training completion, maintaining an up to date and compliant framework of SOPs, codes of practice and policies, managing on time closure of change controls and risk assessments and participation in internal and external audits

* To deputise for the Process Engineering Manager providing training in applicable SOPs, code of practice and policies to the Company staff

Knowledge and Experience


Previous experience within in an operational Engineering role within the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Previous experience of leading Root Cause investigations, either solely or as part of an investigation team and implementing Corrective and Preventative actions

Experience of working within a GMP Quality System, in particular, change control, Non Conformance management, CAPA, discrepancy/deviation, and documentation management.

Experience as an auditee during external (e.g. FDA and MHRA) Regulatory inspections and internal QA audits.

Previous knowledge or experience of process improvement or lean manufacturing tools and methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma) would be beneficial

Specialist knowledge of Aseptic Pharmaceutical GMP Manufacturing processes is desirable.

Specialist knowledge of Biopharmaceutical GMP Manufacturing processes would be beneficial.

Job Title: Quality Engineer

Reference No: D&M237723

Location: Wiltshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: To £34K plus generous benefits

Please apply to Jerome Parrish, Senior Consultant,; (Apply online only)

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