Research Quality Association

QA Specialist - Validation and Supplier Management

Autolus Ltd
Stevenage, England, United Kingdom (hybrid)
30 days ago


We currently have an opportunity for 3x QA Specialists to join Autolus' growing QA Team, with roles split across our QA Validation and QA Supplier Management Teams.

The roles will see you supporting the delivery of autologous CAR T-cell production in compliance with Good Manufacutring (GMP). The role is based from our Stevenage site (hybrid working between site & remote available), working Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

The roles will take on specialist duties within QA Validation & QA Supplier Management as well as some of the broader duties across QA, such as:

  • Maintaining the requirements of Good Manufacturing Practice in a multi-product facility delivering cell and gene therapies for Clinical trials
  • Interact with various functions to ensure cGMP compliance in batch release related activities. Review of Batch Manufacturing Records and Quality Control records and escalation of quality issues
  • Control of record forms for use in production and QC, applying batch or test article identity traceability features and maintaining an audit trail of issue, use and reconciliation and archiving
  • Preparation, checking and issue of in-process and Drug Product labels, ensuring compliance with the authorised template and the batch-specific/patient-specific data thus maintaining product traceability and regulatory compliance.
  • Review of premises and equipment documentation this includes; protocols, reports and equipment maintenance forms
  • Management of the Pharmaceutical Quality System (PQS) including coordinating change controls, deviations, complaints, microbiological out-of-trend and out-of-specification results and other environmental excursions
  • Review and qualification (or disqualification) of starting material and critical raw material suppliers, including audits and desk-based reviews
  • Supplier management: Review of supplier questionnaires, approval supplier list (ASL), management of supplier management trackers. Maintain and update eQMS records for suppliers.
  • Authoring, approval and review of GxP documentation
  • Collation and trending of Quality KPIs
  • Report or escalate to Line Manager key progress and issues.
  • To perform other duties which are directed by the line manager/QA Team Lead.
  • Continuous improvement of the Pharmaceutical Quality System (PQS)

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67569080
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Stevenage, England, United Kingdom
  • Company Name For Job: Autolus Ltd
  • Position Title: QA Specialist - Validation and Supplier Management
  • Job Function: Quality Assurance
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