Quality Assurance - Goods Inwards

Recruiter
Cooper Companies
Location
Rowsley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1153118196
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description - Quality Assurance - Goods Inwards (ASH0169)Job Description Quality Assurance - Goods Inwards - ASH0169 Description CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO), is one of
the world's leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses and related products
and services. The Company produces a full array of monthly, two-week and 1-day
lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong
heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism and
presbyopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and
multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and
focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to
the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more
information, visit .

JOB TITLE: Quality
Assurance Officer - Goods Inwards

DEPARTMENT: Quality
Assurance

SHIFT: 08:30-16:00rs

WORK PATTERN: Monday to Friday

JOB SUMMARY

To ensure that all products meet Customer and Regulatory required
standards. As part of the Quality Assurance team the QA Officer will maintain
and develop the QMS with the aim of ensuring best possible practice and
maintain accurate records to aid continuous improvement and to demonstrate
effective control of Quality.

The QA Officer will investigate and raise supplier complaints of
non-conforming components identified at Goods-In or Within Production

The QA Officer will assist the
QA Officer Goods-In with inspection of incoming goods, control of
non-conforming stock and customer returns, supporting archiving activities and
maintaining an overall vigilance for compliance and the principles of Current
Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1.
Perform QA inspection and
review of incoming Components and Goods

2.
Perform inspection of printed
goods for compliance to artwork requirements

3.
Escalate issues to the Quality
Systems Manager regarding goods inwards sampling non-conformances

4.
Perform QA release of Incoming
Goods

5.
Quarantine or reject stock on
the system as instructed by the Quality Systems Manager

6.
Establish and maintain the
library of approved label, carton and leaflet samples (reference standards)

7.
Raise Non-Conformances upon
identification of Quality Issues and identify necessary actions for remedial
correction/containment of stock

8.
To File and archive batch
manufacturing records and assist with record retrieval

9.
To File and archive inspection
records and assist with record retrieval

10.
Inspection and QA approval of
printed and plastic components

11.
Review labelling and Packing
documents through the PCO process

12.
Maintain the Goods In
inspection area, light booth and QA storage areas in a clean, safe and
organized state.

13.
Raising complaints to suppliers
for non-conforming components, maintaining records of correspondence and
progress any complaints through to closure.

14.
General QA administrative
duties as required - e.g. laminating, binding, filing

15.
Any other duties as required
and deemed reasonable by the Quality Systems Manager

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND
ABILITIES

·
Proven computer literacy, familiarity with
Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe PDF reader.

·
Excellent written and oral communication skills

·
Ability to work quickly under pressure

·
Organization and priority setting skills

·
Excellent attention to detail

·
Ability to self-manage and motivate

·
Strong team work ethics.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

·
This is both a warehouse and office-based role,
with moderate levels of noise

·
There may be requirements for training at
additional company sites for which travel will be required

·
Prolonged sitting in front of a computer

·
Occasional presence in Manufacturing /
Operations areas around equipment with moving parts

·
Presence in warehouse areas around racking and
moving equipment, such as fork lift trucks.

EDUCATION

·
Educated to A-level or equivalent is preferred
but not essential

Computer
skills qualifications are desirable

EXPERIENCE

·
A minimum of three years QA/QC experience within
a Medical Device or comparable field.

·
Familiarity with the European Medical Device
Directive, FDA 21 CFR Part 820 requirements and/or ISO 13485.

·
Working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing
Processes

·
Previous proven experience of investigation and
root cause analyzing Quality issues/non conformances.

Desirable

·
Familiarity with the Canadian Medical Device
Regulations

·
Previous experience supporting customer and/or
Regulatory Authority Audits

·
Working knowledge of Good Documentation
Practices

·
Wave Machine/Aisle machine license

PLEASE
NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN TO COOPERVISION EMPLOYEES AND EXTERNAL
CANDIDATES

Job: Quality Assurance Primary Location: United Kingdom-Kent-Ashford Organization: Manufacturing Schedule: Full-time Unposting Date: Ongoing :

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