Laboratory Quality Officer - West Drayton (MFB/8003)



£25,000 - £26,000/annum + + benefits

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East Midlands -- Nottinghamshire -- West Drayton

Job Type

08 February 2019

My Client, one of the leading companies within the science health services sector and operate offices in London, Europe, Middle East and Asia are seeking a Quality Officer whom has responsibility for monitoring, maintaining and coordinating the Quality Management System

The Quality Officer will report to the Scientific Director.

The Role

The Quality Assistant/Officer has a dual role with the majority of their time devoted to supporting the Quality Assurance Programme and a portion of time is spent in the laboratory undertaking technical duties. The Quality Assistant/Officer has responsibility for monitoring, maintaining and coordinating the Quality Management System under the direction of the Scientific Director/HTA Designated Individual. The role involves close liaison with the DI, Head of Laboratory Operations, Laboratory Supervisor and other leads within the organization. The Quality Assistant/Officer undertakes the role of Health and Safety Officer for the organization.

Job Purpose:

  • Participation in continuous quality improvement
  • Responsible for document control and participation in document generation and review
  • Regulatory responsibilities
  • Participation in regulatory compliance across the scope of practice of the company
  • Raising of non- conformances and variances, incident reports and participating in communication, follow up and closure.
  • Participation in generation of risk assessments and maintenance of risk assessment schedule
  • Regular data collation and generation of reports, checking and data follow up.
  • Active participation in the organisation’s audit programme.
  • Collating and maintaining the validation schedule and audit calendar.
  • Monitoring processing sterility and viability and environmental results and reporting any potential issues to the Head of Laboratory Operations and DI
  • Monitoring and collation of sample transit i-button temperature data
  • General support in other related work in the Laboratory including participation in the ongoing preparation of collection kits.
  • Participation in the preparation for and release of products for clinical use  
  • Responsible for ensuring that staff training records are maintained and up to date
  • Responsible for undertaking induction training for new staff.
  • Meetings and service provision/planning
  • Participation in Company monthly meetings with responsibility for presenting QMS related information and comment
  • Maintaining H&S environment at the work place

To be considered for this role, Ideal candidates will have: -

  • A degree in Biomedical Sciences or similar
  • Laboratory working experience (at least one year)
  • Experience of Quality Assurance

Due to the volume of responses only suitable candidates will be contacted

Ritz Recruitment (Emp Agy)

Contact information

Mark Bryden