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QA Officer

Schaijk, Netherlands

Job description

Are you ready to be at the forefront of quality excellence? As our Senior QA Officer, you have a big impact on raising the quality standards and continuous improvement. Leading the QA function, You will play a crucial role in ensuring the implementation of proper quality standards and guidelines, while meeting ISO15189, GCLP, and GCP requirements. As a key member of the QA department in the Netherlands, you will collaborate with multiple stakeholders across the organization to align and streamline our processes. Join us in creating a culture of excellence, where your skills set the benchmark for quality across the organization.

The role:

    As Senior QA Officer you play a pivotal role in ensuring the adherence to quality management procedures and standards within the organization. The primary responsibility is to oversee and coordinate the quality assurance activities, manage a small team and contribute to continuous improvement processes. This role involves daily responsibilities for deviations, CAPA management, Change Control, and conducting internal, client, and supplier audits. The Senior QA Coordinator is expected to maintain a hands-on mentality, engaging in various tasks such as internal audits, lab inspections, handling deviations, reviewing reports, and more.

    In Summary, these will be your key objectives:


    • Coordinate and manage the output and quality of work within the QA department.
    • Adhere to stringent protocols as per the quality management system and client agreements.
    • Develop, coordinate, and ensure full work plans for the department.
    • Collaborate with senior management and other departments to enhance company capabilities, growth, and progress.

    Quality Assurance:

    • Oversee daily activities related to continuous improvement processes, including deviations, CAPA management, Change Control, and audits.
    • Review quality-related procedures and documents on a regular basis.
    • Manage the quality management system to ensure compliance.
    • Provide expert advice to senior management in planning quality-related matters.
    • Optimize quality and output within the span of control.

    Other Responsibilities:

    • Advise management on staffing for the department's work execution and coach employees for improvement and development.

Job requirements

Your Personal Qualities:

Hou have an education at HBO level

Managerial skills and you enhance a cooperative working environment

Demonstrated experience in implementing quality processes

Ability to work with a high level of independence and have proper decision-making skills

Service-oriented attitude in business-to-business contacts

Strong writing, reporting, and presentation skills

Knowledge of relevant quality standards such as GCLP, ISO 15189, ISO 17025, GCP, GLP, and GAPIV, Experience with audits is highly desirable

Familiarity with the OECD series on principles of GLP and compliance monitoring.

Proficient in English (verbal and written)

Previous relevant experience, ideally in the pharmaceutical industry

Working at Cerba Research in The Netherlands

Cerba Research is growing fast on a global scale. Working at Cerba Research first of all means that you contribute to improve global health. It also means growing your career in a dynamic, fast paced environment, where you can develop new skills and work on diverse projects. There is plenty of room for initiatives, we encourage you to take ownership, cooperate, keep learning and most and for all, have fun!

Are you our new colleague who thrives in a dynamic work environment? Then please apply, we would love to meet you

Please note: a pre-employment screening (education check and VOG) will be part of the hiring process.

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