Deputy Quality Manager - ISO17025

Dependent on experience
06 Sep 2018
04 Oct 2018
Eve Hegarty
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Deputy Quality Manager to join a leading life sciences and environmental company based in the Greater Manchester area. As the Deputy Quality Manager you will be responsible for working with the Quality Manager to manage and maintain the day to day running and compliance of the Quality Management Systems within the Manchester laboratories. The laboratories are currently accredited to the ISO 17025 Standard by UKAS. Working with the Quality Team to ensure consistency and best practise is maintained throughout all sites. Ensuring any updates to accreditations and systems are implemented.


Your duties as the Deputy Quality Manager will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Work with the Quality Team in implementing and maintaining the quality systems and processes within the laboratories.

2. Maintain the site audit schedule reporting any deficiencies to the Quality Manager. Perform and review audits of systems, processes and records.

3. Assist with the control, issue and maintenance of documents within the quality system.

4. When required, working with Quality Managers in monitoring of customer complaints and items of non-conforming work.

5. Modify quality system documentation and laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) under supervision of the Quality Manager.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Deputy Quality Manager we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Science related discipline plus experience working in the testing and contract research/pharmaceutical industry. Experience in a high throughput environment would be an advantage.

2. Thorough knowledge, skills and abilities in managing ISO 17025 guidance.

3. Proven knowledge and experience of scheduling and performing audits, plus experience in hosting/supporting customer accreditation inspections.

4. You will have excellent organisational, interpersonal and communications skills. You will be competent at preparing and delivering presentations to employees, customers and regulatory bodies.

Key Words: Deputy Quality Manager | Quality Manager | ISO17025 | Quality Management Systems | Auditing | Audits

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.