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My client requires a Quality Assurance Specialist for an Initial 24 Month Contract.


Based in Co. Mayo this leading Pharmaceutical Firm has plans to expand it’s facilities in 2019 and there is a strong possibility of this position going Permanent.


You will need to have 4-5 Years previous experience working in a QA Specialist role within the Medical Device / Pharmaceutical Sector; with candidates who have a background in New Product Introductions (Biologics) short listed for Interview.




Quality Assurance Specialist / QA / Quality Officer / Quality / Fill Finish Process / NPI / Process Validation / Pharmaceutical / Medical Device / Mayo / Ireland


Job Title: Quality Assurance Specialist

Location: Co. Mayo


  • Initial 24 Month Contract (Strong possibility to go Permanent in 2019)
  • € – Basic Very Competitive (Dependent on Experience & Open to Negotiation)
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Parking
  • Canteen




Supporting the Biologics Development Project your role will involve the Quality System Oversight of the upgrade to the Biologics facility.  The launch of a new Fill Finish Process, Installation of Equipment to support the project, New Product Introduction and associated Process Validation to support regulatory submission and commercial launch.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and approve SDLC documents
  • Establish Quality System audits and schedules for the PFS supply chain
  • Generation of product launch documentation
  • Participate in NPI and Quality Launch Team meetings
  • Review and approve quality system records associated with the project




  • Third Level Qualification (Science or Engineering Discipline)
  • 4-5 Years Previous Experience in a QA Specialist Role within the Pharmaceutical / Medical Device Sector


Personal Characteristics:


  • Relationship Building: Establishing excellent working relationships with the Business Unit Planners. Hands on approach and giving clear and concise instruction when required
  • Communication: Excellent communication and presentations skills, both written and oral – ability to present forecasting, capacity and other relevant planning data in a clear and concise manner to the Business Unit Planners and where required, to management
  • Planning & Organising: Able to plan activities and tasks
  • Decision Making: Identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities whilst providing a viable solution
  • Adaptability: Able to work in a fast, dynamic, environment whilst being able to adjust readily to meet unexpected constraints
  • Passion for Results: Drive, high energy, maturity, and ability to work under pressure and deliver results; get things done (an action-oriented approach); overcome obstacles


If you would like to be considered for this opportunity why not contact me directly on my mobile 00353 (0) 87 25 35 247; Just ask for Patrick.


Alternatively follow the links below and send me your CV.


Other Roles @ ISS Ltd;

  • Senior Quality Compliance Analyst / 24 Mth Contract
  • QP / Quality Manager / Associate Director QP
  • Quality and Equipment Validation Engineer


Key Words: Quality Assurance Specialist / QA / Quality Officer / Quality / Fill Finish Process / NPI / Process Validation / Pharmaceutical / Medical Device / Mayo / Ireland


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