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Quality Assurance Specialist II

Social Circle, Georgia


Every day, employees working in Takeda’s Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and Global Quality business unit are shaping the future of healthcare. They are breaking down barriers and ensuring our life-changing medicines are available, accessible, and affordable to patients. Life-changing for you. Life-changing for patients.

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Quality Assurance Specialist II

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Job ID SR0032756 Date posted 02/22/2019 Location Social Circle, Georgia

Support Quality Systems processes (e.g. Investigations, CAPA, Change Control, Management Review, FCA, Complaint handling, Plasma Lookback Process, etc) and prepare and communicate Quality Systems performance metrics.

Assist plant wide departments with Quality Systems processes (e.g. Investigations, Change Control, Management Review, FCA, Complaint handling, Lookback Process etc) .

Participate in continuous improvement initiatives.

Support site audit and inspections (e.g. Internal Audits, FDA and other regulatory body inspections)

Perform compliance related activities (e.g .walkthroughs, local audits and compliance reviews, GMP training) 

Coordinate and assist with TrackWise system deviations

Review and approve Insignificant and Significant Change Control records.

Ensure that Management reviews are conducted as required by the relevant procedures.

Supports customer complaint response and tracking.

Maintain expertise in quality systems and quality processes

Assist with revision of standard operating procedures as assigned by management.

Participate and lead projects within the department as assigned by management

Data entries, maintains and administer databases, build queries and prepare/ issue reports

Write, review and approve new or revised procedures.

Participate in internal or external assessments, as required.

Communicates with other managers (cross functional) for process improvements, alignment of quality concepts

Prepare and communicate monthly performance metrics

Provide training within the department and to other department employees (e.g. NEO,GEMS, Change Control, Compliance, GMP )

Technical writing skills

Problem solving skills

Understanding of manufacturing processes and/or quality systems elements

Experience in utilization of Quality Systems such as TrackWise, VEEVA

Demonstrates strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Data analysis skills are required

 Bachelor’s degree

(Degree in the life sciences, engineering  and 2 to 5 years experience with a medical device / pharmaceutical or other similarly regulated industry preferred)

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