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  • Posted: Nov 20, 2020
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    Trust. It’s why more leading pharmaceutical companies rely on World Courier than any other specialty logistics company in the world. Companies trust us to transport and store their time- and temperature-sensitive products because they value the peace of mind that comes with our unsurpassed knowledge, global reach and flawless supply chain execution. Ea...
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    Quality Assurance and Technical Assistant

    Position Summary

    World Courier’s Johannesburg office is recruiting for a Quality Assurance & Technical Assistant on the basis of a 3-month fixed term contract, as part of our Quality Assurance department. The successful candidate will support the business function related to local quality and facility tasks under the supervision of local quality representative and local facility representative.

    This position represents an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, proactive candidate with previous experience within Quality Assurance, ideally within the pharmaceutical sector. The successful candidate will learn quickly and become an integral part of the Quality Assurance team at a globally respected specialist logistics business, dedicated to advancing global healthcare through our service to the pharmaceutical industry.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Comply with World Courier internal guidelines. Implement and / or support the implementation of the document management instructions as laid down in the internal guidelines.
    • To assist local QA representatives and local Facility representatives in keeping study specific and general documents (company owned documents related to (but not limited to) license status, Depot and equipment documents/ records, personnel documents, Quality Management System) properly filed and updated, in both paper and electronically.
    • Organize, file, distribute and prepare documentation related to facility and quality processes.
    • Perform activities related to quality and technical aspects as agreed with local QA representatives and local Facility representatives and as covered by training and in line with the responsibilities laid down in the internal guidelines.
    • Collaborate with local QA representatives and local Facility representatives in the Change Control Management and files.
    • Be involved together with local QA representatives and Depot Manager in coordinating arrangement for visits/audits.
    • To provide assistance during audits/visits as agreed with local QA representatives and Depot Manager.
    • Maintain together with the local QA representatives and local Facility representatives layouts, drawings and documents related to the Depot Facility.
    • Support the local QA representatives and local Facility representatives in maintaining the schedule of external services.
    • To support the Facility representatives in drafting of validation protocols and reports under local QA representatives supervision.

    Candidate Requirement

    Experience and Educational Requirements

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    • Previous experience in a Quality/Compliance focused role – ideally within the pharmaceutical industry (or other highly regulated industry sectors)
    • Experience reading and processing technical documentation such as SOPs
    • Administration training or equivalent experience in the field for a minimum of 2 years

    Minimum Skills Knowledge and Ability Requirements

    • Fluency in English, strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Be pro-active and organized person
    • Good computer skills – strong Microsoft Office package experience
    • Strong attention to detail

    If you feel that you possess the relevant attributes and experience to join our dynamic team please click apply and ensure you include an up to date copy of your CV, together with your desired salary expectations.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World Courier on to apply

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