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QA specialist

We are looking for Quality Assurance (QA) specialist with broad experience in the pharmaceutical industry to help support the QA team in a temporary position. As the QA specialist you will act as a lead auditor in the internal audit program, execute quality investigations and maintain the site master file, all under GMP.

Job Description

The Quality Assurance department is a fast-developing department, where they are currently working on the development of a new vaccine for COVID-19. The QA team is responsible for overseeing and supporting the quality systems, projects and facilities.
The QA specialist collaborates in a matrix environment to drive handling of quality data. You will represent the Quality department when needed and will be involved in cross-departmental meetings.
Furthermore within the internal audit program you will play a key role, acting as a lead auditor or co-auditor. Maintaining the Site Master File, performing risk assessments and maintaining / improving upon the Site Risk Register, executing quality investigations such as CAPA management, change controls are also part of this challenging job.


  • Collaborates in a matrix environment to drive handling of quality data (intrinsic quality)
  • For the internal audit program, you will take on the role of lead auditor or co-auditor
  • Maintain the Site Master File
  • Assess the site risks and maintain and improve the Site Risk Register
  • Support and execute quality investigations (CAPA management) and change controls in a GMP environment
  • Represent the Quality department when needed


  • At least a HLO/WO degree with a pharmaceutical, biological background
  • Available for a temp position of 3-6 months
  • At least 5 years of experience within quality assurance
  • Extensive knowledge of GMP
  • Experience with Tableau/ and Trackwise is considered a big plus
  • Knowledge of Risk management, RCA, CAPA management and Change Control Process
  • Lead auditor or experienced with being a co-auditor in a GMP environment (by preference in vaccines)
  • Language: English, knowledge of Dutch is an advantage


  • Contract: Temporary contract via Oxford, expected term is 3-6 months
  • Salary: €4000- €6800 gross monthly based on a full-time position
  • Holidays: 25
  • Working hours: full-time, 32 hours discussable
  • Region: Leiden
  • Vacancy number: 17216

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