Quality Assurance Officer - Buxton, UK | Consult

Quality Assurance Officer

Buxton, UK


A great opportunity has arisen to work with a small, friendly and successful GMP and UKAS accredited contract testing labs supporting healthcare industries in microbiological testing. Our client are looking for a Quality Assurance Officer with some existing QA experience from a GMP or UKAS environment to join their growing team.


  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to, those covering Health & Safety, ISO 17025 and GMP.
  • Conducting training with staff in terms of quality matters, when needed.
  • Follow up on updates/changes to publications with regards to GMP.
  • Liaising with customers or regulatory representatives.
  • Responding to external audit report findings, e.g. plan corrective actions, communicate with regulatory bodies or customers.
  • Releasing necessary documentation externally in a controlled manner. Obtaining and maintaining necessary external documentation, when needed.
  • Planning and conducting internal audits in line with company procedures.
  • Perform microbiological quality control testing following the test procedures set out in the various company Testing Manuals.
  • Read and record results of tests.
  • Media and diluents preparation.
  • Prepare and handle cultures of Bacteria, Mould and Yeast.
  • Receive and log in samples for testing.
  • Operate all pieces of laboratory equipment including performing calibrations.
  • Deal with customers on a first line basis, if required

About You

  • Experience in a QA role working either to GMP and/or UKAS. This will preferably be from a testing laboratory but other environments are considered
  • Have a relevant scientific degree
  • Be a strong team player
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Confidence to independently suggest QA actions
  • Due to location, private transport is essential unless you live in the Tideswell area.
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Sophia Kingan Managed by Sophia Kingan
North West
apply Posted - 04.01.2024

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