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Quality Assurance Associate - BioScience

Posted: 10/10/2021

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Your Opportunity

As part of our Quality Assurance team at Smithfield BioScience, you would conduct routine sanitation checks, ensuring that GMP and FDA regulations are strictly enforced. Providing technical expertise to track product from start to finish, and develop corrective actions when needed. You will be responsible for ensuring that we are able to safely deliver the best Smithfield BioScience pharmaceutical products to our customers.

The Quality Assurance Associate position is one of enforcing current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and of ensuring the quality and integrity of the Company’s products and quality systems.

Core Responsibilities

  • Enhances cGMP compliance and assists in preparation and maintenance of standard operating procedures.

  • Assists in internal, supplier, customer, and regulatory audits.

  • Safeguards, maintains and monitors the Company’s records pertaining to quality assurance.

  • Safeguards and monitors the Company’s laboratory notebooks and production records.

  • Inspects the Company’s products, packaging and labels for dispatch.

  • Prepares and circulates validation protocols and reports.

  • Assists in the development of new laboratory methods and laboratory investigations.

  • Communicate closely with the Company’s QA Manager, laboratory and production managers on compliance matters.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Associate Degree in science or related field from a regionally accredited four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferred.

  • Knowledge and understanding of quality management systems, quality assurance principles, SPC, and statistics, preferred.

  • Experience in good record keeping practices.

  • Excellent writing, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Knowledge of cGMP.

  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented.

  • Must have the ability to complete required applicable forms in English, which requires the ability to read and write in English.

  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.

  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

Career Benefits

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