Grade 7 Good Manufacturing Practice Inspector
Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3LS
£47,549 National; £52,289 London per annum + 25 days Annual leave + Pension Scheme
The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) is an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and is responsible for ensuring the quality of veterinary medicines in the UK.
We have a vacancy for a Grade 7 Good Manufacturing Practice Inspector based in Addlestone, Surrey.
This exciting and interesting job puts you at the forefront of veterinary medicines manufacture - your work as a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) inspector will help to ensure the quality of veterinary medicines supplied to the UK market, thereby improving animal health and welfare, and protecting public health.
The Good Manufacturing Practice Inspection Section (GMPIS) is one of two Sections within our Inspections Division. The GMPIS is responsible for the inspection of veterinary medicines manufacturers to ensure compliance with the requirements of GMP. It also shares responsibility with the Distribution & Supply Chain Inspection Section for performing some Good Distribution Practice (GDP) inspections of veterinary medicines wholesale dealers.
We require demonstration of extensive practical expertise and experience of:
- The manufacture, testing and regulation of medicinal products
- The principles and practical application of GMP and GDP.
- Quality Management Systems
You should possess strong written and verbal communication skills; and ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with experts and non-experts alike.
You should hold a degree or equivalent qualification in a scientific discipline relevant to medicines manufacture. We will also consider you if you are able to demonstrate a level of practical experience and expertise in a similar role.
If you have worked in a medicine manufacturing role, perhaps as a Qualified Person, Quality Controller, or Production Manager/Supervisor you may have the experience, qualifications and expertise we need and we would love to hear from you
You must make your application via the Civil Service Jobs website, where you will find a full job description including salary details. Follow the apply button for full details.
The closing date for applications is 19th November 2021
The Veterinary Medicines Directorate is an Equal Opportunity employer
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