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Senior Quality Assurance Specialist - QMS

Merthyr Tydfil Competitive Permanent

Senior Quality Assurance Specialist - QMS

Merthyr Tydfil 

A forward thinking global pharmaceutical company, going through a period of vast growth, is expanding the QA department, based in Merthyr Tydfil.


Technical/Quality Assurance 

Daily oversight of team and QMS activities, including: - 

  • Adherence to, and reporting of, local and international KPIs 
  • Maintain and update the Approved Supplier List. 
  • Co-ordinate and complete External Vendor Audits to an agreed programme. 
  • Co-ordinate and complete annual Product Quality Reviews 
  • Conduct Internal Audits to an agreed programme.  
  • Complete assessments for of suppliers, where necessary.  
  • Deputise for Quality Manager where required 
  • Track corrective and preventative actions from Internal and External audits. Where possible, close corrective and preventative actions or provide help and advice to other departments to assist with closure. 
  • Use software system; Achiever Plus to raise, monitor, implement and close corrective and preventative actions. 


  • QA or QC/ Analytical Science background
  • Experience in a similar role in the pharmaceutical industry with up to date credentials relevant to both investigational (clinical trial) and marketed (commercial products). 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills being able to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals and groups. 
  • Proven ability and desire to continuously improve, by seeking new approaches and generating ideas. 
  • Proven ability to plan work effectively, by taking a long-term view and developing structured action plans to meet business objectives. 
  • Must be able to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Must be a completion driven individual, with the attitude to drive projects to completion in considerable detail 


QA, Quality Assurance, QMS, Quality Management System, QC, Quality Control, Analytical, Science, Lab, GMP, Good Manufacturing Practice, Pharmaceutical, Chemical

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