QA Officer (12 months Maternity Cover)

  • Department: Quality
  • Location: Hampden Park, Eastbourne
  • Education Level: University degree
  • Employment Type Level: Full Time
  • End Date: 01-Jun-2018

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Have you got a background in Quality backed up by experience gained in the industry?  Then you might be just what we're looking for at Teva....

We are currently recruiting a QA Officer to join our team in Eastbourne on a 12 month fixed term contract.

About us...

We touch the lives of over 200 million patients every day, and billions every year. After all, everyone needs healthcare or medication at some point. Yet until today, you may not have heard of us.

We’re Teva and we’re the company that supplies more medicines to the NHS than anyone else. We’re a fundamental part of the UK healthcare system.

We have the largest medicine cabinet in the world, but these days, people know more and expect more from their healthcare provider. People are taking a more active role in managing their health, through technologies such as smartphone apps, sensors and monitors.  They are looking to us for solutions, better health outcomes, information and support.


Eastbourne is the home to our Packaging Operations facility, where Teva packs over five billion pharmaceutical tablets and capsules a year.  Every second of every day over 350 tablets and capsules are taken by patients in the UK, so if you join us you’ll be working for the biggest supplier of medicines to the NHS.

Overall Job Purpose:

The overall purpose of this role is to deliver on Safety, Quality & Delivery (efficiency) whilst supporting the activities of the Product Lifecycle or Quality Management System at Eastbourne.

You will take ownership of any assigned systems and processes; having full responsibility, you will be accountable for productivity, quality and attainment of these processes.  

You will deliver and maintain excellent service levels, support your team and the site to ensure customer satisfaction.

Skills & Experience


  • Literate / numerate to GCSE level
  • Educated to degree level or Equivalent experience in pharmaceutical industry

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience in a Pharmaceutical/Food Packaging environment or relevant manufacturing and production environment preferable
  • Understanding of EU guidelines, GMP requirements, product licensing processes, Quality Management Systems and Data Integrity
  • Root cause Analysis & Risk Management
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages

Main Responsibilities

  • Understand, and accurately follow internal Quality procedures (local and global) & GMP in accordance with EU guidelines and legislation. 
  • Lead and manage assigned Quality systems and processes, ensuring compliance, efficiency and improvements are driven, maintained and developed.
  • Support the running and day to day activities of the Eastbourne Quality Management System and core packaging operation.
  • Support the Eastbourne batch release process, through the preparation and provision of necessary documents, documentation review and approvals.
  • Support the provision of GxP & Quality advice and education to Eastbourne Operations and other functional teams including Senior Management, Supply Chain, Engineering, Origination and Finance