Senior Quality Specialist - Pharmaceutical - South West

Location Swindon
Discipline: Pharmaceutical
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Market related
Contact name: Dean Raven

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Job ref: 6976
Published: about 2 months ago

Are you passionate about maintaining the highest standards in pharmaceutical quality assurance? We are seeking a seasoned Senior Quality Specialist to join our dynamic team and contribute to the excellence of our pharmaceutical operations.

As a Senior Quality Specialist, you will be responsible for;

  1. Quality Assurance Leadership: Lead quality assurance initiatives and ensure compliance with regulatory standards such as FDA, EMA, and other relevant authorities.
  2. Process Improvement: Identify areas for process optimization and implement strategies to enhance efficiency and quality across all stages of pharmaceutical production.
  3. Documentation and Compliance: Oversee documentation processes, including SOPs, batch records, and regulatory submissions, to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with industry standards.
  4. Quality Control Oversight: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement robust quality control measures, including risk assessments, investigations, and corrective/preventive actions.
  5. Training and Development: Provide guidance and training to team members on quality assurance protocols, regulatory requirements, and best practices within the pharmaceutical industry.
  6. Audit Preparation and Management: Coordinate internal and external audits, participate in inspections, and facilitate the resolution of audit findings to maintain compliance and uphold quality standards.


  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in quality assurance within the pharmaceutical industry, with a strong understanding of GMP, GLP, and GCP regulations.
  • Proven track record of implementing quality systems, managing deviations, and driving continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills.
  • Experience with regulatory inspections and audits is highly desirable.
  • Certification in Quality Management (e.g., Six Sigma, Lean, ASQ) is a plus.

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and innovative pharmaceutical environment.
  • Career growth and development opportunities.
  • Collaborative and inclusive company culture focused on teamwork and excellence.