QA Manager

QA Manager

Life Sciences

Location Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary £30,000 - £45,000

Contract Permanent

Reference HMQAMAN

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A rapidly growing Medical Diagnostics company is urgently recruiting for a Quality Assurance Manager to join their Biomedical team in Newcastle city centre. The ideal candidate will have previous QA & Quality Management experience within a biomedical laboratory.

The role will cover both Quality Assurance responsibilities, including ensuring UKAS Accreditation, as well as various Senior Scientist duties.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Support the team on development of biomarker discovery diagnostic tests
  • Responsible for internal and external quality control schemes
  • Responsible for all audit programmes within the company including scheduling and performing audits, CAPAs, deviations, quality improvement, QMS, UKAS Accreditation
  • Support biomedical scientists in pre- and post-analytical procedures (PCR, ELISA)
  • Routine laboratory maintenance, troubleshooting and verification
  • Prepare and maintain all validation protocols and documents
  • Prepare and review SOPs
  • Ensure all technical standards are maintained by adhering to SOPs and following all H&S guidelines
  • Assist with management of stocks, reagents and consumables
  • Support, coach and train biomedical scientists and lab technicians and advise on quality issues

Skills & Qualifications:

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in Biomedical Science or related discipline
  • Proven experience in PCR, sequencing and ELISA in a GMP/GLP laboratory
  • Proven experience in a Quality/QA role; required
  • Supervisory and management experience; required
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council (HCPC); highly desirable
  • Specialist Diploma training by a registered body e.g. Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS); highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of basic techniques including HPLC, GC, SDS-Page, Western Blotting, and Electrophoresis
  • Flexible and adaptable with excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills across all departments

Salary banding will be dependent on level of experience. If you are interested or have any questions about this role, feel free to contact Harriet (07851 246 846) at CY Partners.

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