QA Officer Amsterdam

Location: Amsterdam, North Holland Salary: competitive
Sector: Quality Assurance (QA) Type: Contract

Senior QA Officer

For an international biopharmaceutical client in Amsterdam I am looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) officer, specialized in quality assurance on the shop floor. In this role you will support the biopharmaceuticals organization in handling quality matters and participate in the set up, maintenance and improvement of quality related processes. You will be responsible for review of GMP related documents such as batch records, procedures, work instructions as well as related change controls, CAPAs and deviations.

What are your responsibilities?
* Reviewing of batch documentation on the shop floor will be a substantial part of the job;
* Handling of deviations, RCA, CAPA's and change controls
* Supporting production departments with GMP related projects on the shop floor, such as roll-out of data integrity, preparation for regulatory inspection and GMP improvement projects;
* Ensuring appropriate and lean implementation (aligned with corporate QA policies and regulations) of new GMP systems together with production departments;
* Reviewing and approving GMP documentation such as validation protocols and reports, risk assessments, procedures, work instructions; all in line with the applicable corporate procedures and policies;
* Reviewing regulatory submission documents
* Writing and maintenance of work instructions and SOPs for the biopharmaceuticals organization, when needed;
* Performing internal and external audits of departments and suppliers respectively.

What skills do you bring?
* At least BSc or MSc level and education in Life Sciences (e.g. Biotechnology, pharmacy, etc)
* A minimum of 3 years work experience in the (bio)pharmaceutical industry in a cGMP environment; in combination with relevant quality experience.
* Knowledge of GMP guidelines and regulations in the scope of (bio)pharmaceutical industry;
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Dutch and the English language.

* Competitive salary range
* Start date: ASAP
* Location: Amsterdam
* Contract: 7 months, extension possible

Are you available per direct and would you like to apply for this position? Please do not hesitate to contact Celine Stevens by sending an email to c.stevens[at] or call 020 522 1588.