• Haarlem
  • 40 uur
  • HBO
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Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance (QA) specialist (Yacht Life Sciences)

  • 21 september 2018
  • Haarlem
  • 40 uur
  • HBO


  • 21 september 2018
  • vacaturenummer: 9058147

Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance (QA) specialist.

As a QA specialist you will be responsible for quality assurance within production, including:

1. Ensuring the improvement, support, testing and checking of the activities related to pharmaceutical production (bulk production and packaging).

Core activities:

  • Support production with deviations and quality issues
  • Assess or decide whether production activities must be stopped after a deviation
  • Doing proposals to improve production methods and products

2. Providing substantive and technical support to the Business Unit with regard to quality issues and improvement processes.

Core activities:

  • Supervising and reporting on (deviations from) the production method
  • Investigating and documenting observed deviations and complaints
  • Perform and document root cause investigations and CAPAs
  • Drafting, initiating and executing improvement proposals as a result of production deviations, (internal and external) audit observations or as part of continuous improvement

3. Participate within the consultation structures of the Business Unit.


  • BSc or MSc, academic working and thinking level
  • Relevant QA experience within a pharmaceutical production environment
  • Knowledge of (aseptic) pharmaceutical processes
  • Knowledge of production control systems
  • Knowledge of quality assurance systems
  • Strong communication and advice skills
  • Fluency in English, Dutch is a plus
  • Analytical, planning and organizing, reporting skills
  • Ability to perform in a hectic environment
  • Result orientation, insight into causes and consequences
  • Team-player


Full-time temporary assignment until March 2019, employed by Yacht. Also open to independent contractors (freelance/ ZZP). 


Our client is an all-round pharmaceutical company, active in all segments of the pharmaceutical market: generic medicines, innovative medicines, over-the-counter medicines, hospital products and nutritional supplements.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Edwin Parlevliet via telefoonnummer 06-12387998

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