Quality Control Analyst with at least 1 year experience is required for a large healthcare company based in Johannesburg East.
■Degree/Diploma in medical technology, microbiology, biotechnology or food technology
■1 year post qualification experience (pharmaceutical industry – advantageous)
■Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice
■Sound understanding of good manufacturing practice
■Knowledge of OHSA
■Written and verbal communication skills
■Planning and organizing skills
■Test and/or outsource raw materials, intermediate and final products in accordance with authorized SOPs to ensure that products meet specification.
■Perform procedures for environmental monitoring of production, quality control and animal unit areas to ensure these areas operate within specification.
■Collect samples aseptically and in accordance with sampling guidelines to ensure the integrity and representativeness of samples for testing without compromising batches being sampled.
■Review SOPs (as per time frames) and to adequatelydocument test results and procedures to fulfill good laboratory practice requirements.
■Monitor the performance of equipment and processes in quality control to ensure that these are validated and calibrated for use.
■Participate in regular intradepartmental vertical technical audits and interdepartmental audits to assess effectiveness and ensure continued improvement of the quality system.
■Plan and order chemical, microbiological and biological reagents as required to ensure the efficient and timeous running of the laboratory.
■Keep abreast of pharmacopeial and regulatory requirements to ensure compliance with Medicine Control Council guidelines.
■Assist with any reasonable ad hoc request from the QC Supervisor or Biologicals Manager to ensure efficient running of the unit.