QA Specialist for Quality Control

Basic qualifications:

  • University Degree in Sciences : Pharmacist, Chemist, Bio Engineer or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of cGMP. At least 5 years of professional experience in a cGMP environment related to pharmaceutical production with preference to laboratory quality control activities

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to create and maintain networks and build relationships transversally across the GSK network
  • Creative approach to problem solving


Job Purpose:

  • Maintains a robust and compliant system within the organization and in particular within the Quality Control department. Involves Total Quality Management programs and the development of standard operating procedures in accordance with GSK standards and cGMP regulations

Key Responsibilities:

  • Masters the key QA activities related a quality control department (Virology, microbiology and physico-chemistry laboratories)
  • Ensures deviations, complaints, change control, out of specification test results investigations, corrective/preventive actions and SOP are reviewed and handled in a compliant and timely manner
  • Manages technical/production complex problems, evaluate potential impact on product quality and ensure critical topics are adequately and timely escalated to higher management
  • Manages inspection readiness, represents his/her department during external audits and inspections
  • Supervises a team of technicians, distributes their work and is responsible for their training and development plan
  • Manages operations to ensure objectives and propose adjustment of resources/organisation (people, budget) for his/her team in an optimal way

Our Offer:

At GSK we provide a supportive working environment, and a range of development challenges and opportunities. We also offer competitive benefits and compensation packages designed to attract and to retain the very best. GSK is proud to promote an open culture, encouraging people to be themselves and giving their ideas a chance to flourish. GSK is an equal opportunity employer.

The department:

Once our pioneering treatments have been developed, they are manufactured to the highest standards and distributed across the regions that need them most. Accomplishing this as efficiently and quickly as possible can quite literally be a matter of life and death. So it's no wonder that more than 70% of our talented workforce is based within Global Industrial Operations - the essential business unit that manufactures and manages the entire vaccine supply process, from customer order to product dispatch on a global scale.

As the name suggests, it operates in a multi-national context across more than 17 sites around the world, working closely in tandem with colleagues from a variety of disciplines and professions.

The department is structured in operating units that focus on various aspects of the manufacturing and supply process. These include Industrialisation (overseeing the transfer of production from R&D to a commercial level), Supply Chain Management and Technical Services.

Our Company:

GSK is one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies – is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

GSK Vaccines is one of the world's leading vaccine companies, with a comprehensive portfolio of 39 vaccines for infants, adolescents and adults and 15 more in development. We have more than 16,000 people working worldwide to deliver nearly 2 (1.9) million vaccines every day to people in around 90% (172) of the world's countries.

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