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Danaher Corporation Lead QA Specialist in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

The Lead QA Specialist for Cytiva is responsible for providing quality assurance leadership and support to the Process Design & Validation Services (PDVS) business unit, ensuring services are delivered in compliance with the corporate QMS. The PDVS Fast TrakTM team provides a range of laboratory services to our BioPharma customers, as well as supporting internal R&D and manufacturing projects.

This position supports the Process Design & Validation Services (PDVS) team and is located at the Harbourgate site in Portsmouth, UK. It will be on-site or hybrid. At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

What you’ll do:

  • Take responsibility for BU QMS documentation and processes to ensure compliance with the Corporate QMS, industry and regulatory requirements.

  • Manage the deviation and CAPA process. Ensure deviations are correctly captured, investigated, and trended, and that CAPA activities are completed within agreed timelines. Monitor effectiveness of CAPA.

  • Host customer, third party and internal audits.

  • Manage customer feedback and complaints processes; provide input and approval for change controls; support supplier selection and qualification processes; support requirements for maintaining ISO9001 certification.

  • Lead the team in delivering against Quality KPIs and priorities.

  • Lead initiatives to reduce the number of internal and external non-conformities, and drive Quality related continuous improvement activities using Danaher Business System tools.

  • Support the Global PDVS Quality Leader on Quality related initiatives.

  • Collaborate with cross functional and global teams to provide Quality input and oversight in support of business priorities.

    Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable Science discipline, or equivalent experience in a regulated manufacturing industry (e.g Pharma, Biopharm, Life Science, Biotech).

  • A minimum of 5 years working in Quality Assurance within Life Science or Biopharma manufacturing or laboratory environments.

  • Hands-on experience with the requirements of applicable international quality systems (eg ISO9001, ISO13485, GMP).

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving & root-cause analysis skills.

  • Experience in hosting or supporting customer, regulatory or third-party audits.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Continuous improvement methodologies & tools.

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