Quality Control Supervisor

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

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Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details


We are proud to tell you about Curia

Curia is experiencing an exciting change and we have a career opportunity for an experienced QC Supervisor to join our Glasgow site which is part of Curia Global. Curia is a contract research, development, and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), offering products and services across the drug development spectrum to help our clients turn their ideas into real-world impact. We partner closely with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to transform ideas to real life solutions that improve patients’ lives. At Curia Scotland we have the opportunity to work across projects from early discovery and development through to manufacturing, our suite of custom solutions allows us to tailor every engagement to our client's precise needs. Our capabilities are niche and always growing, driven by our talented, experienced team and continued investment in cutting-edge technologies.

We take great pride in a track record that stands among the best in the industry. No matter what we’re working on, we trust our Curia team to deliver every solution to the highest quality to meet our customer requirements.

Curia career opportunity for you

Join our QC team where you will partner across the site, support and lead team to meet challenging schedules whilst upholding quality and GMP compliance. This role will be hands-on, client-facing, and have the support of working closely with the Manager and QP. This role will have responsibility for the management of multiple complex projects, driven according to timelines and revenue milestones to support client and business needs. With future growth planned, this is an exciting time to join the Curia Scotland team.

Learn about our QC Team

Curia Glasgow has an established QC team of 12 that share responsibility for the important tasks that ensure Curia meet client demands. Our team work across multiple projects with different levels of complexity which provide infinite learning. Our success is working as a team, to ensure we are performing to the highest GMP standard and driving results. Taking learnings from our complex projects ensures our team understands the science behind the tasks and the importance of the potential of their work is on the clients product which can be life changing.

About our culture

Curia has ambitions to continue to grow and is seeking an experienced QC Supervisor who has worked in GMP compliance and lead a team in a fast paced environment. Curia offers great development opportunities and there is a strong technical and operational support network. Curia offers a competitive salary, and excellent benefits along with ongoing a learning platform for ongoing professional development. Our Glasgow site has a friendly culture with a supportive environment and lots of employee engagement activities that bring the teams together with fun, games, and competitions. We are active in giving kudos to our colleagues and rewarding great work, reinforcing positive behaviours linked to our Curia values. Join the conduit that connects ideas to solutions and continues to make Curia the great place to work.

If you are passionate about working close to improving and saving patients' lives, then we want to hear from you. Apply today to be part of our growth journey to help us take Curia to even greater heights.

Expected level of knowledge and demonstrated competencies

To be successful in this position we expect you to already have led a team and can demonstrate how you have done this well along with managed a busy schedule, and multiple client projects whilst upskilling a team. A business acumen is also important to show an understanding of commercial decisions and how you have an agile mindset and can deal with change and communicate this to the team. We value relationships therefore, to succeed you will need to have a strong partnering approach with every client and colleague. Curia is a fast-paced business, held to strict deadlines. Therefore, we have high expectations to ensure we deliver for our clients and their patients. You will have a will-do, solution-focused mindset.

To give you an example of the tasks and responsibilities, here is an example of what is expected:

  • Providing a coaching approach to individual development and building strong partnerships across the site.
  • Identify mini projects to continuously improve process, procedures and how we do things.
  • Strong organizational skills are needed to manage a range of timelines for testing of finished product, Raw materials and IPC are adhered to
  • Working with the teams to oversee the creation and review of specifications, methods, compendial protocols and reports, and stability protocols and reports.

This role will have a responsibility to understand milestones, KPIs and ensure data generated is accurate for reporting results and we measure what matters. A confident approach is expected to highlight potential risks together with a solution focused drive to ensure success whilst supporting the team to maintain high quality, productivity, and overall efficiency of QC.

Take up the role of champion to encourage and support the team to strive to achieve good quality metrics, promoting the QC team's performance and celebrating successes e.g. Trackwise timelines.

This role will provide site support during, audits, client visits and MHRA/regulatory inspections.

This role will work closely with the team to identify or pre-empt failures or unreliability in quality of products to QC Manager.

This role will also work closely with QC Manager to discuss different ways to develop individuals and the team, checking job descriptions, competency framework, development and training plans are all up to date and reflecting the current individual responsibilities and career paths.

This role will utilise BreatheHR to encourage a employee led performance management approach for regular check-ins and quarterly reviews.

The partnership with QC Manager is vital to set the team up for success, to review workload and any changes, finding ways to manage any impact to workloads that are scheduled to bring alignment across the team whilst maintaining objectives.

Understand the importance of using data to gain insights and make decisions, ensuring high standard GMP/GDP compliance such as: QC reports, investigations, deviations CAPA and change controls. Work with the QC Manager on significant matters in real time to manage escalations.

Have a willingness to be hands-on if the need arises to perform analysis to support the team and business needs.

Minimum requirements: Education: Bachelors degree in chemistry is required

Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry is required.

Supervisory experience is an asset.

At Curia, we want to work with the best talent, qualifications and Experience for this role include:

· This role requires a minimum of BSc degree preferably in Chemistry or similar degree.

· This is a demanding role where you will need to balance many factors managing including clients, projects and QC team Therefore, industry experience of 3 years in a similar level role with supervisor experience is required.

· GMP manufacturing experience background would be highly advantageous.

Curia offers a range of excellent benefits –Curia cares for our team members and their families. We offer an exceptional range of benefits to you and some extend to family members also. Too many to mention here, we will send these to you before interviewing.

You must already hold the right to work in the UK as we are unable to offer sponsorship

HOURS 37.5 per week full time on site – flexibility around hours.

Join our talented workforce

All interested applicants must apply online. Please be aware of scammers. Curia will only send offer letters and requests for sensitive personal information from a curiaglobal.com email address. Curia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Curia is an E-Verify employer.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 18, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Curia is a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization with over 30 years of experience, an integrated network of 29 global sites and over 3,500 employees partnering with customers to make treatments broadly accessible to patients. Our biologics and small molecule offering spans discovery through commercialization, with integrated regulatory and analytical capabilities. Our scientific and process experts and state-of-the-art facilities deliver best-in-class experience across drug substance and drug product manufacturing. From curiosity to cure, we deliver every step to accelerate and sustain life-changing therapeutics. To learn more visit us at curiaglobal.com
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