Senior Quality Assurance Officer

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Location: Milton Keynes

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000, Monday-Friday, 9-5 (37.5 hours per week)

Mawdsleys are a global pharmaceutical service provider offering a wide range of services to the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare sector.

We are the largest independent pharmaceutical wholesaler in the UK with a fast growing international network supplying medicines to meet patient needs and providing a route to market for manufacturers.

We are fully managed and regulatory compliant, sourcing imported medicines for specific patient needs. The company is experiencing growth at the moment, providing a much needed healthcare service.

Role Overview:

We currently have a vacancy within our industry-leading quality team for a Senior QA Officer to support the Mawdsley’s Wholesale divisions with compliance to current GDP regulations and requirements, thus facilitating excellence in service delivery. Assisting in Quality and Regulatory requirements of the business and regulatory bodies will be at the core of the role.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Maintaining compliance to GDP requirements, by:

• Providing QA oversight for the Milton Keynes Wholesale site, and maintaining thorough knowledge of applicable regulations;

• Ensuring that all QA department activity is performed in accordance with defined procedures and appropriate records are maintained;

• Ensuring that any complaints and deviations are appropriately recorded and investigated, with corrective actions are identified and communicated;

• Supporting in the management of any resultant finding and associated corrective actions from inspections

• Ensuring documents and changes are managed, approved, controlled and reviewed;

• Performing internal and vendor audits

• Reporting compliance through use of appropriate KPIs and information derived from our Quality systems

What We’re Looking for From You:

• Personal attributes – you will be a personable individual, who is conscientious and committed to continuous improvement. You will also be a forward thinker – able to plan and prioritise effectively with demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills;

• Key competencies – you will be an excellent communicator who is able to guide and support others. There will be instances of having to demonstrate the ability to work alone and as part of a large team

• Previous experience – you will have previous experience in a pharmaceutical quality role, and have experience in handling deviations and CAPA. Reporting is key in this role so to be able to generate and analyse reports is going to be essential

• Desirable candidate qualities – you should have knowledge and experience working with Microsoft packages, and validation. You should ideally be educated to a degree-level and be eligible to act as a Responsible Person.

You may have experience in the following: Senior Quality Assurance Officer, Quality Assurance Specialist, Quality Control Officer, Compliance Officer, Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Pharmaceutical Quality Manager, Pharmaceutical Quality Auditor, etc.

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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 13, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Mawdsleys are a UK based pharmaceutical wholesaler and leading partner to the healthcare sector and pharmaceutical industry. They offer a range of services: Pharmaceutical Industry:- Pharma Third Party Logistics (3PL) Named Patient Medicine Distribution Clinical Trial Logistics (inc. blinding, randomisation, labelling, global distribution) Clinical Trial Materials sourcing & manufacture (inc. IMPs, placebos, over encapsulation) Regulatory Affairs Services (inc. QP Release / batch certification, QP Services, RP Services) Patient Information Testing Healthcare Sector:- Wholesale Services to hospitals International Sales Unlicensed / Named Patient Medicine Supply Clinical Trial Supply to hospitals and academia (inc. placebos) Pharmaceutical Overlabelling Pharmacy IT systems
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