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  • Recruiter: Anil Dahiya

Quality Assurance Specialist – 5737


Our client, a global market leader in the production and process support of active pharmaceutical ingredients, both in the chemical and biotechnology sectors, is looking for a Quality Assurance Specialist based in VispSwitzerland for a limited term contract with possible extension.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Verification of the company compliance with ISO/cGMP quality system requirements as well as knowledge of PICS Guide to Good Manufacturing
  • Practices Part 1 and 2 or the EU Guidelines to Good Manufacturing Practice Medicinal Products for Human and Veterinary Use, including Annex 1.
  • Provide immediate support to operations and quality control staff to address compliance related concerns (QA on-the-floor support).
  • Make independent quality-related decisions based on regulatory and compliance knowledge and provide independent quality support to project teams.
  • Audit internal quality system elements in manufacturing and operational support areas.
  • Provide oversight for compliance of Change Controls, CA/PA and investigations, OOS and deviations. Perform external audits of suppliers/vendors/off-site facilities.
  • Act as a customer interface during on-site audits, conference calls and other standard means of communication.
  • Independently identify and manage special projects or QA compliance functions as agreed upon with QA management.
  • Prioritize and manage a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • May need to lead and direct the work of others.
  • Review and approve validation documents.
  • Review and Master Batch Records (MBR) and supporting documents.
  • Perform review/release of batch records, as needed.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.
  • Direct QA commercial drug substance/drug product experience required or an equivalent amount of aseptic processing and cell therapy manufacturing experience.
  • GMP compliance and Part 11 compliance knowledge preferred.
  • Experience with oversight of aseptic processing and the associated international aseptic processing regulations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication to include accurate and legible documentation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, team oriented, independent work skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Microsoft Office and database management skills, organization skills, record keeping skills and ability to handle multiple projects.
  • 3-5 Years Experience
  • The ability to interface and communicate directly with clients is required.
  • Fluent in English, German a real plus